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knoell Germany GmbH

Job title Expert Regulatory Ecotoxicologist
Location Leverkusen, Berlin or Mannheim (Germany) or Basel (Switzerland) or Cardiff (Great Britain)
Salary range On application
Sector Environmental & Human Safety
Reference 2018-44/CW
Date posted 07-Jan-19
Apply by 06-Feb-19
Contact Human Resources
Tel: +49 621 718858 0
Summary For our group Environmental and Human Safety – Environmental Safety we are seeking a Expert Regulatory Ecotoxicologist Ref. No. 2018-44/CW to start as soon as possible / full-time or part-time with min. 32 hours per week / permanent contract

We have been an independent service provider for the agrochemical and industrial chemical industry since 1996, with currently over 570 employees at sites in Europe, Asia and the USA. As a leading service provider with an international focus, we offer comprehensive advice on the registration of agrochemicals, biocides, industrial chemicals, veterinary pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnological pharmaceuticals.

To support our team we are currently seeking a

Expert Regulatory Ecotoxicologist

- full-time or part-time with min. 32 hrs per week / permanent contract -

Ref. No. 2018-44/CW

Role and Responsibilities

  • Environmental fate and ecotoxicological hazard assessment as well as environmental risk assessment with special focus on REACh and Biocidal Product Regulation
  • Setting up of registration strategies including waiving, read-across, testiJanirng for environmental fate and ecotoxicology.
  • Planning and monitoring of environmental studies
  • Evaluation of study reports including preparation of (robust) study summaries
  • Derivation of respective reference values as well as PBT assessments
  • Preparation of expert statements and position papers
  • Experience in environmental hazard assessment of specific substance classes (e.g. assessment of endocrine disruptive properties, nano materials)
  • Communication and close co-operation with our customers and relevant authorities

Prole and Qualifications

  • University degree in biology, agricultural or environmental science or equivalent; PhD degree would be a benefit
  • Working experience of at least 5 years
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Strongly motivated with excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Excellent language skills in English (spoken and written); additional language skills would be an asset


  • You will be working in a modern, professional, fast-growing, internationally active organisation with a high degree of responsibility and independence
  • Intensive on-the-job training will be provided in a competent multidisciplinary team
  • We support the compatibility of work and family by offering flexible working hours as well as childcare subvention
  • Our knoell academy offers various training opportunities
  • We offer the opportunity to participate in the company pension scheme
  • Under specific conditions you have the chance to participate in the employee participation program


Leverkusen, Mannheim or Berlin (Germany) or Cardiff (Great Britain) or Basel (Switzerland)

If you are interested, please submit your complete application via our Online-Portal until 31 January 2019:

knoell Germany GmbH

Human Resources

Konrad-Zuse-Ring 25

D-68163 Mannheim/Germany