NATRUE - True Friends of Natural and Organic Cosmetics

NATRUE is hiring!

Regulatory and Scientific Officer

NATRUE is looking for a highly motivated candidate seeking a long-term managerial opportunity in regulatory and scientific affairs. Candidates should show practical skills, high motivation for work, flexibility, and team spirit working with a dynamic and international team in Brussels.

Key Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for two main areas of work within the Association:

1. Regulatory and Scientific activities (Association)

  • Identify strategic scientific and regulatory challenges via regular monitoring in the natural and organic cosmetic sector and related fields and coordination with internal working groups
  • Define scientific and regulatory strategy/policy making by submitting proposals to Director General in close cooperation with the technical delegates of the member companies
  • Organize and follow scientific projects as defined by the Director General and Board of Directors (BOD)
  • Be responsible of the Regulatory and Scientific working group and any other task force as defined by the Director General and BOD
  • Management of the association's role in EU-funded project consortium

2. NATRUE Criteria (Label)

  • Responsible for the update and interpretation of the NATRUE Label Criteria
  • Responsible for the Scientific Committee Criteria and Label
  • Responsible for the follow-up of technical inquiries on the Criteria (including those from the network of certification bodies working with NATRUE, Label Users and members companies, press, etc.)

Other tasks:

  • EU project management
  • Participation at international events, trade fairs, conferences
  • Support the office with meeting management, translations, and other tasks when required

Reporting lines

  • The candidate reports to the Director General and BOD via reports, conference call and meetings
  • The candidate will support the team in scientific/regulatory matters as of need

Requirements:

  • Master Degree level or higher in either Cosmetics, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or Biomedical Sciences
  • The candidate should have experience in a similar mid-level managerial role or other technical role, and ideally with experience in regulatory affairs · Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
  • Able to maintain accuracy when multi-tasking
  • Ability to identify prioritise and co-ordinate workload to ensure support for co-workers and members of the association
  • High level of computer literacy

Desirable qualities:
Highly motivated: self-driven; resilient; team-oriented; Distinct language skills: Fluency in English with one other EU language; fluency or professional proficiency in German is desirable and French a plus.

Application:
Please send CV with cover letter to Ms Menouch Solimani info@natrue.eu. Start 01/09/2017