Managing Scientist
Exponent
Harrogate, UK
4d ago

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today.

Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world.

We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.

We employ experts from top programs at over 500 universities and from a variety of industries. We are expanding and are excited about your interest in joining our team!

Key statistics : 1100+ Team members

30+ Offices globally

We are currently seeking a Managing Scientist for our Chemical Regulation and Food Safety Practice in our Harrogate (UK), Derby (UK), London (UK), Edinburgh (UK) or Basel (Switzerland) offices.

Remote working may also be considered. In this role you will work as part of a team to provide regulatory and technical expertise in Biocide Regulatory Affairs.

Assist in the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for the approval of new and existing active substances at community level and the authorisation of biocide products on a national, EU and global basis.

Project manage complex mutli-disciplinary regulatory projects, advising colleagues and clients with respect to current and developing regulatory processes and legislation, in addition to contributing to the management and development of the Biocides Regulatory Team and the development of new business opportunities.

You will be responsible for :

Conducting consultancy work in the biocides sector, including :

Developing and implementing strategies for EU and global regulatory authorisations

Providing strategic regulatory advice

Managing the project work programmes, including budget, communication QA and delivery

Supporting products in a regulatory setting

Preparing technical reports and dossiers

Representing clients at meetings with regulatory authorities or within industry consortia

Developing and managing employees where the opportunity arises

Contributing to the expansion of the biocides business, including

Promoting activities to attract new business opportunities

Assisting with maintaining and enhancing relationships with existing clients

Contributing towards business development initiatives

You will have the following skills and qualifications :

BSc in a scientific discipline

Nationally / Internationally recognised as an expert in area of interest

Desirable Skills

Keeps up to date with developments in field and applies this through strategic thinking

Has a positive 'can-do' attitude

Builds and manages relationships with clients effectively

Has excellent project management skills

Oversees the preparation of quotes and proposals

Sought out for technical / regulatory knowledge

Applies innovative approaches when problem solving

Energetic and committed person

Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude within the team

Strong networking and interpersonal skills

Forward looking and creative strategic thinker

Excellent communicator

Leads by example

We value and encourage diversity and inclusivity across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +44 (0) 1423 853 220 or email hr exponent.com.

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