Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • UK UK ,GB


This is a fantastic senior management-level opportunity for a Head of Environmental Fate position where you will employ your technical expertise in a role with responsibilities for the project management of chemical data generation toward new pesticide submission but also providing you the platform expand the brand recognition of this already well-known agrochemical service provider. Based in the South East, the Head of Environmental Fate role is ideal for an accomplished scientist with a background in fields such as (eco)toxicology, regulatory affairs or agrochemicals.

Your day to day duties as the Head of Environmental Fate will be:

Managing projects involving chemical data for plant protection product submission against various regulatory, timeline and budgetary constraints
Preparation of risk assessments
Line management of analytical staff and study directors to ensure regulatory (GLP) compliance
Representation for the company at external events and trade organisations
Development of business from key clients in the global agro- and fine-chemical industry

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

A degree, or higher, in a related scientific field
A track record in study direction in a relevant GLP-compliant sector
The ability to appreciate the commercial factors of a regulated product-driven role
Prior experience of environmental fate, metabolism, residues or related CRO activities
Prior line management experience

I would like you to apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 2 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity. Interviews will follow in the coming 2-3 weeks.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.

Why should your scientific specialist recruiter be Dr Paul Mears, Head of Chemical recruitment, at Science Solutions?

The team I manage here focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, and related areas such as drug discovery and agrochemicals, which is where my own experience and network position me best for clients and job seekers alike. Supplemented by a background working in the speciality chemicals and fragrance and flavours sectors, I completed academic studies with a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester, which came after graduating with a BSc at the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up four years' experience in recruiting scientists into new jobs. Full references and testimonials of successful assignments such as Technical Directors, Heads of Operations and quick turnarounds for urgent laboratory needs can be found on my LinkedIn profile - search Paul Mears

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