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Crop Protection Regulatory Affairs Specialist with Battelle in Washington, DC

Type of position Full-time mid level career
Employer Battelle
Description of Employer Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

Location Washington, DC
Description of Location Washington, DC
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Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

Closing date of competition Open until filled
Date position available Open to receive applications
Description of duties
  • Provide high level regulatory advice and lobbying services to Battelle’s Crop Protection Services clients in North America.
  • Attract and retain new clients through the provision of a highly professional and timely regulatory affairs service.
  • Develop new regulatory projects with a wide variety of clients (principally) in the agrochemical industry sector in North America, using both in-house and external resources.
  • Act as the Coordinator for clients on their regulatory projects liaising as necessary with colleagues in Battelle and with regulatory professionals in client organizations.
  • Advise clients on regulatory requirements in the North American market and propose regulatory solutions to achieve product registrations.
  • Clearly define budgets and timelines for client regulatory projects and ensure these are adhered to as each regulatory project progresses.
  • Recommend and assess strategies for overcoming product regulatory concerns (e.g. additional studies, modelling etc.).
  • Assist clients in determining their product regulatory strategies in North America, in particular the present and future political hurdles that have to be overcome.
  • Assist clients in lobbying the relevant regulatory and industry bodies (EPA, USDA, FDA, etc.) to position their business and products to achieve future regulatory successes. This may involve engaging the scientific and regulatory communities, non-governmental organizations, media and the public, using methods such as common research projects, attending meetings/scientific symposia, presentations etc.
  • Assist in maintaining a relevant product regulatory database.
  • Develop and successfully utilize an excellent professional network both internally in Battelle and with relevant external bodies (regulatory, scientific etc.).
Qualifications sought
  • Minimum BS/BA degree in the agricultural, biological, physical or chemical sciences, or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in agrochemical regulatory affairs and a good knowledge of the relevant US legislation governing the registration of crop protection products. This may have been gained in either an agro-industry company or a CRO.
  • Experience in a marketing or business development function involving the promotion of regulatory consultancy services.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Excellent spoken and written English
  • Available to travel as required, mostly within the U.S.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Used to working as part of a team and on own initiative, as required.
  • Must be a U.S. Person with ability to obtain and maintain government security clearance.
Application procedure  
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