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UK Regulatory Officer


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Job Purpose:

As part of the Regulatory Affairs Team:

  • Management and compliance of the regulatory business requirements for the UK and Ireland and relevant changes due to UK leaving the EU.
  • Ability to support other Regulatory Affairs Officer in other EU countries.
  • The portfolio of products to be managed includes: pesticides, biocides, fertiliser, seeds and growing media.


  • Manage and maintain the pesticide/biocide/fertiliser registrations in the UK and Ireland (UK/IE) and other EU countries where required.
  • Work with the International team in the submission or new or re-registration dossiers for the controls products (PPP and Biocides).
  • Create and prepare local documentation such as MSDS’s, Poison Control Notifications. Monitor changes in legislation such as CLP, REACH, Explosive Precursor, Aerosol Directive etc. from an EU and UK perspective.
  • Work with the local sales/distributor and marketing team to sign off on labels, catalogues and advertising etc. from a regulatory perspective.
  • Advise the business on registration strategies for the (UK/IE) especially in terms of Brexit.
  • Liaison with regulatory authorities and actively participate in industry associations.
  • Supporting Purchasing/Supply Chain with market knowledge and sourcing of third party products.
  • Supervision as necessary of contractors.
  • Monitor local legislation & communicate any emerging issues.
  • Help in preparation of Regulatory Affairs budget.

About you:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Higher degree e.g. MSc or PhD (preferred)
  • At least 7 years' industrial regulatory experience.
  • Experience of pesticide or biocides registration systems for Europe and UK/IE.
  • Contacts within Registration authorities in EU and UK.
  • Ability to find and interpret physchem, toxicological, ecotoxicology or environmental information.
  • Computing skills

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