Salary: To be discussed dependant on experience
Contract type: Permanent

We invite you to bring your experience of biocidal product safety and stewardship into play as you support organisations around the world bring to the market products in a range of uses that meet relevant requirements and are safe for human health and the environment. To succeed in this role, you must have a strong academic background in (eco-)toxicology, biology, chemistry, or similar subject, and possess several years of experience in regulatory affairs for biocides. Are you our new Regulatory Affairs Consultant in Biocides? Click the apply-button to send your application.

Inviting bright minds
Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative, and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies, and people around the world.

You will join our Health Sciences departments
As our new Regulatory Affairs Consultant in Biocides, you will be part of an established team of Product Safety and Stewardship specialists, delivering key knowledge to a range of Ramboll projects. Our regulatory scientists characterise and effectively communicate the potential risks from chemicals and product uses and identify options for safe, state-of-the-science stewardship. Our successful global track record includes evaluations and stewardship for chemical producers, biocides, food and food packaging, building materials, toys, cosmetics, aerospace manufacturing, medical device and electronic device manufacturing, and pesticides. Our Leeds office is based in the heart of the busy city centre, easily accessible by car or train. Ramboll operates a flexible working policy, and with this you will be part of an exciting global team of experts (scientists, economists and regulatory specialists), who respect each other and work towards a common goal.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Providing authorisation strategies and regulatory advice for clients (including development of testing programmes)
  • Compiling approval/authorisation dossiers according to the EU and GB Biocidal Products Regulation
  • Performing hazard, exposure and risk assessment, and/or efficacy assessments, in your field of expertise
  • Coordinating collaborative and timely preparation of application dossiers together with our subject matter experts
  • Communication and close cooperation with our clients and the competent authorities
  • Supporting project management and existing client relationships
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the current and future regulatory landscape, attending conferences to keeping up to date with developments in the appropriate laws and guidance
  • Provide support to business development activities by providing industry expertise when needed during visits to clients, through discussion and responses to new project briefs and administration

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • Strong academic background with, as a minimum, a relevant science-based degree (e.g. biology, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology)
  • You may also have a further degree in a relevant subject and/or relevant professional experience or qualifications (e.g. toxicology)
  • Prior experience of, or evidence of a strong interest in, biocidal product regulatory affairs and stewardship
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory affairs, especially European regulations governing product safety and stewardship, ideally with demonstratable experience as a regulatory specialist in industry or consultancy
  • Knowledge of EU and GB biocides regulatory requirements and/or global regulatory requirements an advantage
  • Strong skills in project management
  • Experience with R4BP, IUCLID 6 and human or environmental exposure models (e.g. Chesar, EUSES) an advantage.
  • IT packages including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: being a self-starter, with an entrepreneurial mentality, multidisciplinary background, good analytical abilities, and professional demeanour. Having excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organisational skills and the ability to work well within and contribute to a team, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and a flexible outlook. Fluent in English, but other languages may be an asset. Ability to work dynamically within the Product Safety and Stewardship team as well with other teams in the wider global Ramboll business.

Welcome to our Environment & Health division
Ramboll develops innovative, scientifically sound solutions that help increase liveability by reducing pollution and restoring natural environments. One of the world’s leading environmental and health consultancies, our bright minds are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues.

Ramboll in the United Kingdom

Ramboll is ranked a Top 10 consultant in the UK and has 1,500 bright minds working across 17 offices to apply their passion to deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health and Energy. We love seeing our talents develop and succeed and you will have opportunities to work on challenging and inspiring projects within an environment that is friendly, open and supportive.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application. 

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Application deadline: 6th April 2021

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