Senior Regulatory Ecotoxicologist (EG)

Req ID:  44351

Den Bosch, NB, NL, 5231 DD

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

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The regulatory ecotoxicological expert is mainly responsible for the compilation of the ecotoxicological sections of substance and product dossiers for agrochemicals, which comprises evaluating and assessing the ecotoxicological data and performing risk assessments. You have a high level of expertise in this scientific regulatory field and hence, you will also advise clients on diverse regulatory as well as ecotoxicological issues, e.g. testing strategies, expert statements, hazard/exposure refinements, etc. You coordinate projects in this field and coach employees. You work in a team of regulatory affairs scientists and experts as well as with colleagues from other Charles River departments.

Your Profile:

  • Relevant academic training, focusing on biology and/or environmental sciences;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the preparation of agrochemical substance and product registration dossiers, focusing on at least ecotoxicology;
  • High level knowledge of the (European) agrochemicals and/or biocides legislation;
  • In depth knowledge and experience with environmental/ecotoxicological risk assessment is a must;
  • Chemistry and/or fate knowledge is a plus;
  • Good communicative skills, both oral and written;
  • A team player with a pro-active, result oriented, enthusiastic, flexible and critical attitude;
  • Commercial and strategic thinking.

Our offer:

  • A challenging job in an international working team;
  • The possibility to further develop in your area of expertise;
  • Good primary and secondary terms of employment;
  • An open culture in a pleasant and informal atmosphere;
  • A position for 32-40 hours per week.


About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

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