Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive Salary + Strong Benefits
Reference BBBH9324_1583255386

Based in Edinburgh, but also open to other European locations, a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for their employees are seeking an experienced Chemical Regulatory Affairs Specialist. This role will support the Global Advocacy program as well as global teams on relevant regulations. The position will play a vital role in representing the organisation at industry events and regulatory meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocating and influencing regulations / regulatory agencies as appropriate, while working in close partnership with relevant government relations colleagues; this will include ownership for reviewing draft regulations and commenting as appropriate, and serving as the organisation's representative in meetings with regulators/other opinion leaders

  • Engaging in scientific forums, responsible for creating technical papers and driving the organisation's position

  • Developing a strong understanding of the relevant regulatory environment including influencing groups e.g. NGOs, trade bodies and industry groups

  • Speaking confidently on EU regulatory challenges and changes, ownership for proposing and developing solutions and creating action plans to support business continuity, as well as advising and guiding business regulatory compliance efforts

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of functional processes in alignment with goals and standards

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a progressive organisation that's products play an important role in people's day to day lives and ensure that the business is meeting its commitments and ethos around being a responsible manufacturer.

The Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in subjects such as Biology, Toxicology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or equivalent

  • Proven experience in a regulatory role or interacting with regulators, with a working knowledge of chemicals/chemistry across the EU

  • Proven track record of external collaboration and ability to work in matrix-based teams involving internal members, customers, competitors and independent consultants

  • Strong influencing skills with in-depth analytical skills

  • Knowledge of the REACh regulation and RoHS directive strongly preferred

If you have this unique combination of skills, experience and behaviours we are looking for and you are keen to join a materials science company focused on discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for their employees, apply now or contact Greg Brittian at Greg.Brittian@acre.com to learn more.