Environmental Fate Consultant

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Environmental Fate Consultant

  • Post Date:10th February 2023
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Job Description

Environmental Fate Consultant

Yordas Group is a leading international provider of scientific and consultancy services, regulatory advice and training to industry in sustainability, chemicals management and risk assessment. We help ensure companies are compliant and up-to-date with the regulations affecting their supply chains and product portfolios. Yordas is headquartered in the UK, with offices and representation across the globe.

Job title: Environmental Fate Consultant

Grade: Dependent on experience

Location: Lancaster, UK / Forchheim, Germany / Hamilton, Canada / Turkey / Remote

Salary range: Dependent on experience, full time position

Summary

We are looking to recruit an Environmental Fate Consultant to support our expanding business on Global Notifications, Biocides and Food and Health Care products. The successful candidate will provide expert advice on chemistry and environmental fate to clients and regulators, and collaborate with partners and CROs, to support companies in complying with regulatory requirements.

The role involves extensive interaction with chemists and human health and environmental experts, as well as to support the growth and expansion of Yordas Scientific services on Global Notification, Biocides and Food and Health Care products.

Role and Responsibilty

  • Perform chemical and environmental fate assessments of substances and products under Global Notification, Biocides, Cosmetics and Food Contact Regulations and provide strategic scientific advice to clients on global regulatory environmental fate/environmental exposure issues
  • Design physico-chemical and environmental fate studies to meet known or anticipated regulatory requirements.
  • Commission and monitor physico-chemical and environmental chemistry fate studies with Contract Research Organisations (CROs) to deliver environmental fate study projects across Europe to a high standard, meeting business/external requirements for both delivery timelines and technical quality.
  • Summarise and critically review endpoint study outputs, and where necessary analyse/interpret data.
  • Review and interpret regulatory requirements on phisico-chemical and environmental fate endpoints in regulatory guidance documents and regulations.
  • Attend multi-disciplinary project meetings and communicate and receive feedback to/from technical peers and other parts of the business.
  • Communicate and cooperate with external regulatory agencies and clients
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered to high standards, on time and within agreed budget

Profile and Qualifications

Essential

  • Must have a M.Sc. or Ph.D. in environmental science, chemistry, biology, water science or a closely related field together with experience of working in a regulatory environment. Strong background in chemistry is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of environmental fate exposure models
  • Working knowledge of EU REACH, Biocidal product Regulations , Cosmetic Regulations, Medical devices or Food Contact regulations.
  • Strongly motivated, self-starter with excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a global team

Desirable

  • Knowledge of IUCLID
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that allow dissemination of complex technical issues in a clear, concise manner to a variety of scientific and non-scientific audiences.
  • Preparation of submissions to fulfil regulatory requirements, and interaction with regulators to gain their acceptance.
  • Experience of working according to GLP (Good Laboratory Practice).
  • Project management skills, including; task planning, programme management and budget tracking.

Staff Benefits

Dependent on location, we offer an excellent range of staff benefits, including:

  • Pension Scheme and Medical Benefits
  • Generous holidays
  • Professional Development
  • Social Culture
  • Flexible working

Application

Interested parties should apply directly to [email protected] providing a CV and covering letter.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age.