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Exponent International Ltd

Job title Senior Managing Regulatory Scientist
Location Harrogate, UK
Reference 3248
Date posted 11-Sep-19
Apply by 10-Oct-19
Contact Sarah Fieldhouse-Parsons
Tel: 01423 853220

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, physicians and regulatory consultants brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve complicated problems facing corporations, insurers, government entities, associations and individuals. Our approximately 900 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. Exponent has over 700 consultants, including more than 425 that have earned a doctorate in their chosen field of specialisation.

Exponent's European Chemical Regulation & Food Safety Centre specialises in timely high-quality, creative, and practical solutions to problems that affect our clients ability to conduct business globally. Our experienced staff include both technical and regulatory consultants who are practiced in dealing with pesticide and non-pesticide products including conventional chemicals, biochemicals, microbials, biocides, cosmetics, consumer products and products of biotechnology and with foods, food ingredients, and nutrition.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Regulatory Managing Scientist to provide leadership and support to project teams working on regulatory submissions for the registration of plant protection product in Europe. The role could be based from one of our UK offices (Harrogate, Derby, Edinburgh or London), or from our Dusseldorf (EU) or Basel (Switzerland) offices. Remote working may also be considered.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Providing strategic advice to clients and colleagues
  • Leadership of multi-disciplinary projects, including co-ordination of the preparation of dossiers for active substances and products
  • Maintaining good relationships with clients and the regulatory authorities to ensure continued repeat business and to enhance Exponent’s reputation for excellent and impartial regulatory and scientific advice
  • Assisting in the development of new business with existing and new clients for the provision of regulatory services
  • To act as the focal point for negotiations with EFSA, the Commission and Member States on behalf of clients
  • Development of an established client network and management of these client relationships directly

​ Qualifications for this position include: 

  • Proven track record of working in regulatory affairs for plant protection products at EU and Member State level (minimum 10 years experience)
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to explain complex regulatory issues
  • BSc. in chemistry, pharmacology, biology or a closely related field

Candidates with less experience may also be considered for a less senior role.

Exponent International, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.