Regulatory Scientist (Biocides)

11 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Regulatory Scientist (Biocides)

Our Ref: #3702

Location: Edinburgh

Description: 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 1000 staff members work in 26 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. Exponent has over 800 consultants, including more than 500 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 issues that affect our client's ability to conduct business globally. Our experienced team includes both technical and regulatory consultants dealing with general chemicals, pesticides, bio-pesticides, biocides, cosmetics, consumer products, foods, food ingredients, and nutrition.

We are currently recruiting for a Regulatory Scientist (Biocides) in our Edinburgh, UK office. The successful candidate will provide technical and regulatory expertise in Biocides regulatory affairs; manage multi-disciplinary projects for Biocides to support the authorisation of active substances and products on a national, EU and global basis; provide advice to clients and colleagues on biocides regulatory processes and legislation, and contribute to marketing activities for the Biocides Team.

Responsibilities for this position conducting consultancy work in the Biocides sector include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of technical reports and regulatory dossiers
  • Using existing knowledge and experience, interpret data from relevant studies, drawing sound scientific and regulatory conclusions
  • Providing regulatory advice on the requirements for biocidal products in the EU
  • Participating in project teams to ensure Exponent's high standards for external communication are met
  • Contributing to the development of the Biocides team, actively looking for new areas of work and developing existing opportunities
  • Being aware of budget and deadline constraints on projects

Qualifications and personal attributions for this position include:

  • BSc degree or above in Biology, Chemistry or another related field
  • Proven experience of working in a regulatory environment
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • Forward looking, creative and strategic thinker
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

Exponent International, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.