Regulatory Affairs Specialist – US Lead – Chemistry / Biochemistry – Analytical Science – Dublin – Competitive salary (dependent on experience)

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist, with a strong educational background in chemistry, biochemistry or similar and at least 2 years experience in analytical science or regulatory affairs, to join a fast-growing, international company as their US Lead.

Due to ongoing growth, our client is looking for a regulatory affairs professional to join their R&D team. This role is a fundamental part of the team and you would be responsible for key deliverables which are key to the company’s long-term strategies in the US market. 

You, in a nutshell: Suitable candidates will need to have an excellent academic record in a relevant scientific subject (chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline) – a degree is essential with a masters or PhD being a distinct advantage. You will have 2+ years experience in regulatory affairs / analytical science and if you have previously worked with the US that would be even better. 

Opportunity: This is a fast-paced and busy role for someone who is looking for the perfect opportunity to utilise their academics and experience in a growing, cutting-edge environment. 

Key responsibilities as the Regulatory Affairs Specialist – US Lead will include: 

  • Leading on the regulatory affairs activities to achieve product authorisations for the US market
  • Liaising with various internal technical departments, external consultants and contract laboratories to collate information and prepare submissions to the US EPA to obtain product authorisations
  • Provision of updates on regulatory guidelines and legislation
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Developing project plans and budgets
  • And more! 

What we’re looking for:

  • Previous experience in regulatory affairs / analytical science, ideally within the crop protection industry or in food science
  • Excellent academic record in a relevant scientific subject (chemistry, biochemistry or related) – degree is essential
  • Ability to present clear and concise written arguments to support a specific regulatory or scientific position on a topic
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to evaluate a wide variety of data/information and make recommendations
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Highly organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • IT literate with proficiency in MS Office 
  • Proactive and flexible self starter
  • Ability to hit the ground running


Our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

If this role is of interest to you, please ensure your CV showcases you in full and submit it ASAP, quoting ‘LO-Regulatory Affairs Specialist – US Lead’


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Liz Overall

Liz Overall

Liz joined Carousel when it was first established; she has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience and likes to make a real difference in the recruitment process. Liz is passionate about what she does and will always go above and beyond to make sure her clients and candidates receive the very best service possible. Liz is very proud of the relationships she has built and strongly maintained over the years and her continued success ensures clients and candidates return to her for assistance time and again. Specialising in Mid to Senior Executive level recruitment across all sectors including HR, Marketing/PR, Operational Support, Legal and Finance, Liz works from both the London office and from her office in Lymington, which enables her to service Dorset and Hampshire clients as well as her extensive London client base.