Regulatory Consultant

Closing date: 1 March, 2019

Summary

Yordas Group is expanding and demand for our services is ever-growing. We are on the lookout for a hardworking and professional regulatory consultant in the area of North American regulations.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Regulatory team of the business, and in collaboration with project managers and consultancy staff. Depending on experience and interests, you will support companies with registrations and notifications in North America. The successful candidate will undertake client-driven activities as directed by the business and must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with colleagues, clients, international partners and the authorities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Acting as account manager for the North American market, specifically Canada, the USA and Mexico
  • Providing regulatory guidance and develop compliance strategies for industry and our partners according CEPA, TSCA and Mexican legislation
  • Assisting clients to trade internationally by facilitating the delivery of global chemical notifications (European Union REACH, Korea REACH, Taiwan TCSCA, etc.) through Yordas Group’s in-country offices and partners
  • Taking a key role in the delivery of services including the preparation, implementation and coordination of regulatory projects with support from the scientific and regulatory teams
  • Communicating clearly and effectively with colleagues, clients, the authorities and Partners across multiple time zones
  • Project managing and supporting the development and delivery of new business opportunities in North America by working closely with the business development team
  • Supporting and furthering the development and delivery of Yordas training solutions in the field of North American chemical regulations

Profile and Qualifications

Required


  • A scientific background and university degree (MSc or PhD in Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent)
  • In-depth knowledge of the relevant legislation for North America, especially CEPA and TSCA
  • An active interest in pursuing a career in consultancy
  • An ability to learn, assimilate and effectively communicate information to support colleagues, discuss with partners and advise clients of regulatory requirements
  • Be able to work effectively with colleagues in other global offices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, service-oriented personality and attitude
  • Strong organisational and presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to train and consult with colleagues in other global offices and attend and present at (inter)national conferences
  • Excellent language skills in English

Desirable

  • A working knowledge of biocide product regulations and guidance related to the safety assessment of biocidal products
  • Some knowledge of other regulatory legislation, such as EU-REACH, or regulatory areas, such as hazard classification (CLP or GHS)
  • Prior experience of managing projects and supporting teams to achieve their objectives is an advantage
  • Language skills in French and/or Spanish would be an asset

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Applications with a covering letter and CV to recruitment@yordasgroup.com