Regulatory + NPD Teamleader - Biocides and Agrochem

€55000 - €85000 per annum
Sep 26, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
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Xavier De Coker
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Full Time

My client is a growing agrochemical company with a wide variety of products in their portfolio. To support there growth, they plan on heavy investments in R&D to develop new products. By doing this they can maintain their competitive advantage and you will become part of a company with a strong vision on the future.

This is your change to join this company at the right time, being the manager of both the new product development and regulatory team and actually having the chance to put your stamp on the future of the business.

Your main tasks include:

  • collaborate with sales and marketing, to decide and prioritize the kind of new product development across the company
  • be in charge of the new product development projects, manage the development team and meet the goals in a timely way, within budget
  • Responsibility over the existing product regulations
  • Responsibility over the new product registrations, clearly communicating the effect and consequences to the business
  • Maintain chemical product quality with internal and external manufacturing partners
  • Be in charge of the development, regulatory and quality team, to meet the companies objectives, to your best abilities

To be successful you need:

  • To have proven experience bringing chemicals to market (biocides and/or plant protection products)
  • To understand the regulatory difficulties involved with new product development and be able to communicate this in a clear way across the business
  • Strong leader skills and have the capacities to manage an international team
  • Freedom to travel once a while to meet different technical staff, production facilities, regulatory authorities, customers and supply partners
  • To be fluent in English (Dutch is an advantage)

As the company has different facilities, the successful candidate can be based in different locations: Harrogate (UK), Antwerp (Belgium), Amersfoort (Netherlands)

To apply please send your up to date CV (in Word Format) to Xavier De Coker on or call me on +44 207 94 2105 or +31 207 09 1070 for a conversation in confidence.