Chemical Legislation Specialist

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Job Title: Chemical Legislation Specialist
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:


We're hiring an EMEA Chemical Legislation Specialist 

The incumbent will be primarily responsible to track and assess new/changing chemicals regulations development and trends in EMEA, impacting Corteva (both Seeds and Crop protection platforms). The role will have a strong focus on the interface between Chemical Regulations and Plant Protection products regulations.  

Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture.  

Your Challenge:

  • Lead or coordinate portfolio impact assessments 
  • Assess, respond, and implement changes to chemical legislation regulations that will impact Corteva 
  • Lead communication to Global Chemical Legislation Team, the EMEA RAS Leadership and Program Teams. 
  • Represent and defend Corteva interests in industry expert groups i.e., CropLife Europe for chemical legislation and related subject matters. 
  • Focus on finding and delivering the best implementation of current and future chemical regulations impacting crop protection and seed products in EMEA. 
  • Support regulatory compliance current and emerging chemical legislation. 

Key duties include: 

  • Develop external network with industry associations, authorities, regulators, etc. 
  • Develop and implement the advocacy strategy for relevant chemical legislation topics to avoid long term disruption business/long lasting impact.  
  • Liaise with internal partners and stakeholders for information sharing and alignment on related subjects 
  • Provide timely update to leadership on progress on the regulatory issue and advocacy plan.  
  • Represent and defend Corteva interests in industry groups on chemical legislation and related subject matters 
  • Predict and anticipate future chemical legislation development and troubleshoot with chemical legislation leadership and stakeholders to ensure no business disruption  
  • Provide strategic and aligned guidance to the business to overcome regulatory complexity 
  • Provide chemical regulatory expertise to business partners for Corteva portfolio to ensure that issues, challenges and opportunities are progressed and addressed in a timely manner.  
  • The incumbent will partner with the leadership to provide regulatory strategic advice on compliance implementation plans at (cross-) functional level 



To Grow What Matters, You Will Need  

  • Good Knowledge on REACH, GHS, TSCA and similar regulations in EU 
  • Good knowledge of IUCLID is required and Chesar would be a benefit 
  • Well versed with good documentation practices 
  • Good decision-making skills and analytical skills 
  • Good communication skills, experienced with handling different global stakeholders/clients/customers. 
  • Good understanding of chemical regulations and product/substance classification 
  • Multitasker 
  • Proficient MS Office  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical engineering, Bsc/Msc Chemistry, Pharma/Agriculture degree 
  • Minimum 3+ years of Regulatory Experience 


Who Are We Looking For? 

Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team.  

Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food. 

Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment. 

Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader. 


Growing What Matters Starts With You… What Can We Offer To Help You Grow? 

Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time. 

Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences. 

Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience. 

Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered. 

Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 

Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships. 

Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary. 

Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility. 


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Job Post Date: 04/03/22
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