Safety Assessor

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Addlestone
Salary
25 days Annual leave + Pension
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for ensuring the safety, quality and efficacy of veterinary medicines in the UK within the statutory framework of various EC Directives and Regulations, and the Veterinary Medicines Regulations.

We currently have a vacancy for a (Grade 7) toxicological risk assessor/risk manager based in Addlestone, Surrey. The core work of this post is to assess the user, consumer and/or environmental toxicology data submitted in support of national and European applications for veterinary pharmaceutical products.

The applicant must have a life sciences degree and either a higher degree in a relevant field (e.g. toxicology or pharmacology) and/or proven relevant experience. Such experience may have been gained either from within a relevant industry, e.g. pharmaceuticals, pesticides, biocides or chemicals, or from work within a regulatory environment, e.g. an assessment role in applications for substance and/or product approvals.

Applications must be made via the Civil Service Jobs website at where a full job description can be found.

The closing date for applications is 18 December 2017

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