Covance Business Lead - Crop Protection & Chemicals in Greenfield, Indiana
Do you want to work in a progressive and experienced regulatory team?
Are you an expert in toxicology, metabolism & residues, analytical methods, ecotoxicology or environmental fate? Maybe you are currently working in a laboratory, for a regulatory authority or as a regulatory specialist in the industry and would like a chance to apply your experience and scientific knowledge in a regulatory consultancy environment. Maybe you are in a consultancy already and looking to further develop your career
If so, then read on!
Covance is a global contract research organization with a specialist regulatory consultancy division focused on supporting the Crop Protection, Biocides and Chemical industries.
As part of an expansion of our Crop Protection & Chemicals (CP&C) capabilities, we are establishing a regulatory consultancy team in the US. This will complement the groups in Europe and Asia which have been successfully operating for many years. We would welcome applications from a variety of disciplines, to work as the Business Lead Consultant, to drive the growth of our CP&C businesses in the US.
As a Business Lead Consultant, your main responsibilities will be to:
Provide high level regulatory and scientific advice to customers in the areas of Crop Protection, Chemical or Biocides.
Act as the senior consultant on large programs, as well as occupying a high-profile position in the industry (through involvement in working groups, presenting at conferences and by developing their already extensive network of regulatory & industry contacts).
Support Covance’s commercial function (Sales & Marketing) to secure the growth of the CP&C business (consultancy & testing).
Act as a mentor (in regulatory strategy, requirements and process) to colleagues, as well as a high-level reviewer and adviser on large and complex regulatory programs.
Advise on new regulatory drivers and strategic directions for the group/company.
Unparalleled opportunities for career development and progression within a global organisation with global clients
Excellent relocation package (subject to criteria)
Flexible working arrangements
Education / Qualifications:
- BSc or higher, or equivalent industry experience
What we’re looking for in you:
A broad & extensive regulatory experience of the development of crop protection and/or chemical substances, supported by a strong technical background (in toxicology, residues, analytical methods, ecotoxicology, environmental fate or metabolism).
An extensive network of business & regulatory contacts throughout the CP&C sector (including within the US EPA).
Good communication skills with the ability to lead and engage with customers, regulatory authorities or other internal project team members.
Work within a quality focused environment with the ability to deliver against agreed timelines, whilst managing workloads and resources to ensure targets are met.
BSc/PhD (relevant experience which may be substituted for level of education)
Detailed expertise in chemistry/biology related sciences
15+ years’ experience of Crop Protection or Chemicals Regulatory Affairs
Strong network within the Crop Protection and/or Chemicals industries (incl EPA (US Regualtory Authority), companies, consultants & industry associations)
Relevant laboratory-based testing experience would also be helpful
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
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