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The companyOur client is a professional Agriculture and Chemicals organization, based in Brussel Belgium. From a strategic point of view, the client is mainly dedicated to research and development registration and positioning of new molecules. On the other hand, it they reinforced their local marketing organisations in recent years and has also established marketing alliances with a number of other multinational and national companies.
Role descriptionThe Regulatory Affairs Team has primary responsibility for approval / renewal active substances at EU level under Regulation 1107/2009 and for the processing of applications to obtain, maintain and renew registrations for plant protection products in the European Middle-East and Africa region (EMEA).
In addition, each member (including Team Leaders and Principal Scientist) has a range of supplementary responsibilities including: substance responsibility, country responsibility, specific expertise (such as toxicology, ecotoxicology or E-Fate), the development and maintenance of regulatory knowledge at national level, raising awareness of the regulations and providing advice to the business.
ResponsibilitiesKey focus areas / tasks include all or some of the following:
Is responsible for one, or more, active substance of ISK’s company.
Is responsible for one, or more, country in the EMEA region
Is a recognized expert in one of the following fields: physico-chemistry, analytical method, toxicology, residues, environmental fate, ecotoxicology, agronomy
Ensure that the appropriate reporting tools are in place for every projects
In accordance with the Team Leaders, Registration Specialist may require for a defined period of time and for specific tasks the support of Registration Specialist Assistant(s). In this particular case, Registration Specialist will manage the additional resource:
Give reporting team members clear understanding of what is expected of them for the defined and agreed tasks
Develop and maintain a network of contacts, particularly with regulatory authorities in the assigned countries and monitor regulatory information, such as guides, policies, so that ISK is kept up-to-date and remains well informed on scientific and technical issues
Deal decisively with difficult or challenging issues rather than ignoring or avoiding them.
Requirements Minimum of a Master degree in agronomy or sciences (such as, but not limited to, toxicology, ecotoxicology, environmental-fate)
Previous experience (two to four years) with legislative and regulatory process in plant protection is especially helpful.
Basic to intermediate knowledge of guidelines (study conduct and assessment) for at least one specific area of the dossier.
Flexibility, assertiveness and ability to independently and efficiently work in an interdisciplinary and international team
Other informationHighly Desirable
Fluent in English; Russian reading and writing would be a considerable asset