Regulatory/Scientific support in NB1, ECHA, HelsinkiThe European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
We are looking for an interim for Regulatory/Scientific Support for a short term project together with our client European Chemicals Agency ECHA. Please note that working language is English.
B1 chemistry experts are providing their chemistry and substance identity input into the different ECHA regulatory processes. Several IT tools and databases are used and in these tasks. These tools require constant improvement developments and currently Confluence (knowledge management database), and some Chemistry related databases (CRT, RML, etc.) require special attention of the unit.
The jobholder is expected to support the Unit B1 in the development of the knowledge management tool (Confluence) with supervision of B1 statutory staff member(s). In addition, the jobholder will work on the update of B1 structural database.
The job starts as soon as possible and ends 31.12.2022.
Confluence: a new structure for confluence was rolled-out end of 2019 and the Unit implementation phase started in 2020. The jobholder will provide the necessary support for continuing the implementation phase by:
- Explaining the ideas behind the new structure
- Improve and adjust the setup according to observed problems
- Document how to make best use of confluence
- Monitor the new content and structure and discuss with colleagues in case of doubt
- Help in creating content and finding the correct place
- Proactively provide advice to expert groups and colleagues
Contribute to the update of B1 structural database “Compound Registration Tool” (CRT) by generating structures for “new” substances, backlog of complex substances. This encompasses literature search, analysis of information present in relevant registrations, drawing of structures in the chemical structure database and reviewing generated structures for consistency.
Other Scientific administrative tasks:
- Provision of data following inquiries under REACH
- Assess the scientific information provided for substance identification under REACH in different types of processes such as inquiry and dossier evaluation
- Process Art 24 requests
- Biocides Inquiries
- REACH Inquiry related administrative tasks e.g. sending of registered letters, inquiry allocation, etc.
What we expect from you:
- University degree in chemistry, biochemistry or other relevant scientific field.
- Ability to take responsibility for specific areas of work and see actions through to completion ensuring that the deadlines are met;
- Good communication and interpersonal skills and aptitude for team work in a multicultural environment as well as cooperative and customer-oriented attitude;
- Proficiency in MS Office (specifically Excel);
- Good English skills both written and spoken (as this is the working language of the Agency).
- Experience with scientific databases such chemical structures databases and knowledge management databases.
- Proficiency with the agency IT tools such as REACH IT, IUCLID, R4BP3, Dynamic case, Confluence, Odyssey, CRT, Remedy, Business Objects.'
What we offer you:
- Interesting project in a multicultural environment
- Versatile tasks and great team support
- Experience of working in an international/multicultural environment;
- Experience of working in a team;
- Good documentation skills, capability to produce clear output on technical and regulatory matters in English language;
We will be contacting applicants during application period, hence do not hesitate to leave your CV for the position today! Please be prepare to tell us two references as well as to provide the copies of degree and employment certificates.
Please note that prior to appointment, successful applicant will be asked to produce an official document indicating that they do not have a criminal record.
Please leave your application and CV in Europass format: