Managing Scientist

London, England, gb
Company: Exponent
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-08-02 18:04:55

We are currently seeking a Cosmetics and Consumer Product Managing Scientist for our Chemical Regulation and Food Safety Practice in Harrogate (UK), Derby (UK), London (UK) or Dublin offices; homeworking may also be considered. 

You will be responsible for: 

Providing scientific advice to clients and colleagues on cosmetic and consumer product regulatory requirements and international standards
Ensuring our client’s product information is accurate and completed to the industry standards
Identifying new clients for Exponent’s Cosmetics and Consumer Product Safety and Regulatory Services and helping to grow the existing client base
Project management, ensuring that projects are delivered to high standards, on time and within agreed budget
Producing and maintaining cosmetic product data to produce Product Information Files for products sold in the EU and UK, and registration dossiers for other markets to meet client requirements.
Notification and registration of cosmetics products in the UK, EU, USA, Australia and China
Adding product information to the EU CPNP and UK notification portal
Reviewing artwork for compliance to relevant regulatory requirements
Understanding of cosmetic regulations in the EU and other international regions
Project Management, ensuring that projects are delivered to high standards, on time and within agreed budgets

You will have the following skills and qualifications: 

B.Sc. or Masters degree or equivalent in chemistry, biology, or a closely related discipline is essential; an MSc in Toxicology would also be beneficial
Understanding of cosmetic regulations and chemical regulations applicable to consumer products in the UK, EU and other international regions
Proven experience of working with the UK, EU and USA cosmetics and chemical regulations and a thorough understanding of EU regulatory processes affecting cosmetics and consumer products
Experience of producing and reviewing Product Information Files (PIFs), Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSR) and notifying products on the EU Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP)
A strong team worker with the ability to communicate with confidence
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to analyse, check and investigate data at pace
Ability to work within a timely and organised manner
Staff management and business development experience would be a distinct advantage

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