Environmental Toxicologist

Based Remotely with some travel to the Surrey Offices
Salary to £80k D.O.E + Extensive Benefits and Bonus

Could you put people and planet at the heart of all we do? Could you be part of a team of diverse and
forward-thinking people who sit firmly at the heart of safety, risk mitigation and excellence? If so, our
client, a global fuel and energy company, could have the role for you.


Our client is looking for an Environmental Toxicologist who will sit in their Global Product Stewardship,
Regulatory and Toxicology team.


The successful Environmental Toxicologist will work together with the world’s most highly skilled
professionals to support compliance to international chemical control legislation, product health, safety,
environmental and sustainability risk management.


The Expert, Environmental Toxicologist, will be responsible for providing ecotoxicology, environmental
risk assessment and broader product stewardship expertise to support the businesses globally
particularly with regards to product hazard and risk management. This entails provision of expert advice
on product environmental and sustainability risk mitigation.


About the opportunity
The expert Environmental Toxicologist will manage product environmental and sustainability risk
communication and response to technical questions pertaining to the company’s products including the
development of advocacy positions. You will further be expected to represent the company and interests
in designated trade associations and industry groups.


Other accountabilities include

  • Develop and implement product regulatory compliance or risk management programs to address regulatory developments and changes to product stewardship processes related to ecotoxicology and product environmental risk management.

  • Manage ecotoxicological studies for the purposes of product regulatory tracking and notifications or registrations through designing research programs to address environmental or sustainability hazards or risks and making technical decisions regarding experimental protocols.

  • This extends to the evaluation of the relevance/significance of test results to hazards posed to the environment and risk to and our planet and preparing comprehensive ecotoxicology reviews of products.

  • Communicate, where relevant, with regulatory or competent authorities, trade associations, scientific bodies, or other relevant institutions to determine strategies and a path forward regarding product compliance and environmental and sustainability risk management efforts.

  • Identify potential liabilities and actively manage legal tort cases provide expertise and develop effective management plans to address perceived liabilities.

About you
To be considered for the Environmental Toxicologist role you will Ideally:

  • Hold a degree in Toxicology or other equivalent science degrees (e.g., Chemistry, Biology, Safety, or Industrial Hygiene).

  • You will have a solid background on the practice of ecotoxicology in relation to international chemical control or other relevant legislation.

  • You’ll be someone who is empathetic, curious, and enthusiastic about working with various internal and external stakeholders across the product lifecycle to ensure appropriate management of compliance and product risks

  • Attend conferences and relevant trade association and expert committee/panel meetings with demonstrable up-to-date knowledge of environmental toxicology through monitoring the regulatory environment and relevant ecotoxicological modelling tools or testing methodologies.


Other requirements include

  • Proven ability to ensure compliance to international chemical control or other relevant legislation.

  • Ability to identify and manage the regulatory landscape within which the business is operating, read, understand, and interpret complex technical, legislative, and regulatory information and develop and implement regulatory compliance programs including ecotoxicology study management.

  • The ability to make independent contributions on a regular basis and self-initiate work activities.

 

So, if you are looking for an exciting and purposeful challenge of solving some of the planet’s biggest
problems and providing sustainable products, there is no time like now!