Principal Consultant, Toxicology

Job Category:
Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Forensics / Medical Devices
Job Type:
Yorkshire, East Anglia, South East
Flexible location
£55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Generous Benefits
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Principal Consultant, Toxicology 

Ref: 19770

Our Client is an independent advisory and advanced product development services Company focused on science and technology initiatives. They work closely with their clients to advise on technology, R&D and regulatory issues. They are seeking an experienced Principal Toxicologist who has broad scientific knowledge of Toxicology and a detailed understanding of the regulatory requirements involved in order to confidently lead and direct project work, and to join the Human Health team. 

Key responsibilities include:

Technical delivery

  • Work with other specialists as part of multi-disciplined project teams to deliver technical work including: Preparation of human health exposure modelling, risk assessments, study summaries, waivers and other regulatory documentation for business sectors as required.
  • Assist with the completeness/quality review of scientific data according to current European Regulations, Directives and guidelines and provision of general regulatory and scientific consultancy to clients as required. 
  • Plan, co-ordinate and deliver allocated work, driving teams toward efficient and effective delivery, promoting client satisfaction and long-term client relationships
  • Peer review of summary dossiers and regulatory documentation prepared by other consultants.
  • Ensure regular communication with clients and the project team to ensure client requirements are understood and expectations are met

Technical guidance

  • Support members of your project team and colleagues any project issues they may encounter and in providing advice to clients
  • 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. 
  • Actively participate in the development of the Human Health Team to sharing information on the regulatory and scientific framework, technical issues and developments by face-to-face meetings, discussion groups, presentations or written communications to all members of the company, and the wider group, as appropriate.

Business development

  • 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. 

A degree in a relevant scientific subject e.g. chemistry, biology, microbiology or similar discipline is essential, with at least 7 years’ experience gained from industry, in a regulatory, scientific or research environment.

You will feel confident communicating with clients in order to identify their needs and provide strategic advice, with the ability to be flexible, accept and work with change. Working well under pressure, both independently and as part of a team, you will have delivered high quality work within target deadlines in a client-focused environment

Role: Permanent

Location: Flexible

Salary: Up to £75,000 depending on experience

Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Lori Fitton

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