The Global Regulatory Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the global regulatory strategy for key compounds working in collaboration with senior regulators, project managers, regulatory scientists and country/regional regulatory affairs managers. This position offers the opportunity for a regulatory affairs professional to further develop a career in the regulation of crop protection chemicals. The position requires initiative in regulatory management of projects directly linked to the success of the business in the areas of product line expansion, growth, defense, sourcing, off-patent strategy, trade and competitive intelligence, in all geographies and across all product lines. The successful candidate will report to the Global Regulatory Associate Director and be a member of a highly interactive and supportive team. Travel is anticipated to be no more than 15%.
Manage the global regulatory strategy for key compounds
Implement global plans and timelines for defense and registration of several key compounds
Coordinate and identify data and studies required to support registrations
Work with country/regional regulatory affairs managers to develop and implement global regulatory strategy, to meet submission deadlines and ensure timely publication of product authorization
Contribute to project teams comprised of operational project managers, regulatory scientists, and country/regional regulatory affairs manager
Determine requirements for, and implications of, new or changing regulatory schemes
Strategic management – maintain external focus relating to opportunities and threats to key active ingredients
Meet with regulatory authorities globally together with regional managers as required
Understand the legislative and regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry and recommend change in advance of competitive pressure.
Minimum MS degree (Ph.D. preferred) preferably in a regulatory science or related discipline (chemistry, toxicology, eco-toxicology, biochemistry or environmental science)
Experience in a regulatory – related role in chemical, pharma or plant protection industry (5+ years) with a global focus and demonstrated ability to apply scientific knowledge to regulatory related solutions.
Basic knowledge of crop protection industry: technical, commercial, farming techniques, crop specific issues, etc. is preferred
Experience dealing with regulatory authorities and policymakers
Experience working in a matrixed organization
Proven track record of successes in strategic thinking, operational excellence, communication and networking to drive results
Familiarity with risk assessment
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to synthesize data and develop recommendations
Ability to effectively monitor industry and regulatory activities and assess impact on key compounds
Strong problem-solving ability
Sound judgment, planning, project management and organizational skills
Ability to work in the US without sponsorship
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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For more than a century, FMC Corporation has served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. On November 1, 2017, FMC acquired a significant portion of DuPont's Crop Protection business. FMC employs approximately 7,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in two segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium.
Ever since our beginning in California in 1883 when John Bean invented the first piston sprayer for agriculture, FMC has continued a proud heritage of pioneering solutions for our customers. Today, we use an array of advanced technologies in manufacturing, research and development to produce customized products and solutions for the many markets we serve.
As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. Our lithium products are utilized in energy storage, specialty polymers and pharmaceutical synthesis.