Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Biocides

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals, Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products
Job Type:
Yorkshire, East Anglia, South East
East Anglia
Salary Description:
Negotiable, Attractive
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Biocides

Ref: 19857

Role: Permanent

Location: Flexible

Salary: Flexible depending on experience

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 a Regulatory Affairs Specialist responsible for advising on, and providing successful regulatory outcomes on applications for new active substances, and renewals of existing active substances, under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) 528/2012 (BPR) and in managing product registrations

Key responsibilities include:

Client management & delivery

  • Plan, co-ordinate and deliver high quality work in an efficient and effective manner to meet deadlines, ensuring client satisfaction and enhancing long-term client relationships
  • Advise and support clients through the regulatory process, including provision of guidance on strategy, preparation of product registration applications, collation of biocidal active substance and biocidal product dossiers, and use of ECHA web-based tools such as IUCLID and R4BP.
  • Engage in interactions with regulatory authorities and relevant industry bodies in conjunction with the client as required.
  • Regularly communicate with clients and the project team to ensure client requirements are understood and expectations are met
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the current and future regulatory landscape.

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.

We are seeking an experienced, committed individual with a minimum of three years’ experience of working in the biocides industry or in a regulatory authority position. You should have good working knowledge of insecticides and efficacy. A degree in a relevant scientific subject e.g. chemistry, biology, microbiology or a relevant discipline would be advantageous, however we need you to have a sound working knowledge of Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) 528/2012 (BPR) and demonstrate excellent written and organisational skills with a proactive, positive and enthusiastic “can do” attitude. You should be a motivated individual able to adapt and keep pace with regulatory developments.

You will be able to confidently communicate with clients in order to identify their needs and provide advice, with the ability to be flexible, accept and work with change. You will also effectively build working relationships with colleagues and external contacts to promote the company’s regulatory expertise.

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

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