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VRS Regulatory

Job title Team Leader – Environmental Risk Assessment
Location Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Salary range Competitive + benefits
Sector Chemicals
Reference VRSREG1663
Date posted 25-Sep-18
Apply by 24-Oct-18
Contact John Sherratt
Tel: +44 (0)161 976 2825
Summary We are looking for a high calibre Environmental Regulatory Scientist to join an expanding environmental risk assessment team. The role will involve managing and leading the team’s project workload and providing environmental risk assessment expertise in the areas of environmental fate or ecotoxicology.

Team Leader – Environmental Risk Assessment


Competitive package

We are looking for a high calibre Environmental Regulatory Scientist to join an expanding environmental risk assessment team. The role will involve coordinating new environmental risk assessment projects, writing proposals, allocating projects to the team and tracking project progress and milestones. You will also provide technical input to client and ongoing projects and, undertake your own technical risk assessment project work.

This role will involve project management and hands-on technical work. Projects are focussed on the environmental risk assessment of agrochemicals, biocides, pharmaceuticals and veterinary medicines; this includes review of data sets, generation of new data, modelling, risk assessments and report writing. The project management element includes coordinating incoming project work, writing proposals, client contact and management, and peer review of project reports.

Applications are invited from candidates a PhD or higher degree in a chemistry or environmental science discipline and a proven track record in environmental fate, ecotoxicology, risk assessment or chemical /agrochemical regulatory affairs. In addition to technical environmental fate or ecotoxicology knowledge, you must be a confident communicator, have excellent attention to detail and be highly organised and systematic. You must be able to coordinate multiple complex projects to specified deadlines.

For further information and an immediate confidential discussion, contact VRS Regulatory.

Key Skills: Environmental fate, e-fate, environmental risk assessment, ERA, regulatory affairs, reg affairs, registrations, risk assessment, ecotoxicology, data analysis, report writing, agrochemicals, pesticides, PPP, crop protection, plant protection, biocide, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, veterinary medicines.

VRS Regulatory is the Regulatory Affairs and Risk Assessment division of specialist scientific recruiter VRS. We focus on recruitment in Regulatory Affairs, Registrations, REACH, CLP, SDS Authoring, Product Safety, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Regulatory Toxicology, Regulatory Ecotoxicology and Environmental Fate in the chemicals, agrochemicals and biocides sectors.