Biological Assessment Dossier (BAD) Scientist for Agrochemicals - UK or Europe - home based

Location
Homeworking
Salary
A competitive salary depending on experience, plus generous company benefits are offered.
Posted
16 Dec 2016
Closes
16 Jan 2017
Ref
M577
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are actively seeking an experienced Biological Assessment Dossier (BAD) Scientist to work as part of a well-established, successful and growing European R&D team within a well-established crop protection manufacturing business.

The main duties:

  • The preparation of Biological Assessment Dossiers in support of product (re-) registration submission in accordance with EU Directive 91/414/EEC and EU Regulation 1107-2009-EC.
  • To manage and prepare BADs to support European and Global registration timetables.
  • To answer questions from the Regulators as required.
  • To assist in the planning and execution of efficacy and other trials in UK, Europe and Globally.
  • To set standards for report and data formats ensuring they comply with EPPO guidelines.
  • To assess scientific and biological data for agrochemical products in lots of different countries.
  • To identify and interpret changes to the efficacy regulations and recommend strategies to encompass them in day-to-day operations.
  • To place and co-ordinate contract crop trials globally with subsequent data and report cataloguing.
  • To provide audit and guidance to contract research organizations globally
  • To ensure all work is economically justified and manage approved budget and management reporting

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Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree or Master's Degree level in Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, or another relevant scientific subject
  • Must have at least 4 years of industry experience within the plant protection sector.
  • Broad range of experience in biological efficacy testing in laboratory and field situations across all product disciplines.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and assess biological data in order to review and write high quality crop trial reports and BADs
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Collaborative and team building skills
  • Strong project management skills / able to manage multiple projects.
  • Computer literacy for the use of Excel and ARM 8, plus other MS Office software.
  • Experience in cataloguing and indexing data
  • A sound knowledge of agronomy, crop protection practices and understanding of plant protection products
  • Familiarity with quality systems such as Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) & Official Recognition (ORETO)
  • Good organization skills and experience of working in multi-disciplinary project teams with the ability to manage simultaneous multiple projects to deadline

LOCATION: HOME BASED IN THE UK OR EUROPE

SALARY: A competitive salary depending on experience, plus generous company benefits are offered.

To apply for this great career opportunity please e-mail your CV to sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk and for more information please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485527. Thank you.

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