Scientific Manager

Cosmetics Europe

Scientific Manager

Cosmetics Europe

Brussels, Belgium

Cosmetics Europe is the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry. Our members include cosmetics and personal care manufacturers, and also associations representing our industry at national level, right across Europe.

Cosmetics Europe has an immediate opening for: A Scientific Manager who will work on human health science projects relevant for the cosmetics industry.

Main responsibilities are the following:

  • Managing expert groups in a new global collaboration dedicated to advancing alternatives to animal testing for the cosmetics industry. Provide technical and strategic support to reach their objectives;
  • Contributing to the preparation of projects in the assigned areas;
  • Acting as the organisation’s focal point for selected researchers and service providers during contract negotiations and running of the projects;
  • Initiating, monitoring and reporting on progress of the research projects using a project management system with the support of the project assistant;
  • Accountable for the delivery of the assigned projects/activities;
  • Contributing to the preparation of workshops, papers, oral presentations and posters in scientific meetings/conferences;
  • Contributing to facilitate the dialogue with regulators;
  • Exercising leadership in designing and organising educational courses for regulators, industry, universities etc to promote the use of alternative approaches for safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients and products;
  • Within Cosmetics Europe working groups and on behalf of Cosmetics Europe, support various other industry and multi-stakeholder research projects in the field of human safety of cosmetic ingredients and products;
  • The Human Health Scientific Manager works within the Science Department.

Professional qualifications required:

  • University education in toxicology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related scientific discipline;
  • Experience in the field of Alternatives to Animal testing & Safety assessment;
  • 3-5 years of professional experience;
  • Good organisational and communication skills are essential;
  • Sound experience in scientific project management;
  • Feels comfortable working in a complex and dynamic environment;
  • Ability to work in a proactive and autonomous way as well as in a team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English (working knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage).

We offer:

  • An open-ended contract/full time basis;
  • A competitive salary and fringe benefits package;
  • A challenging position of high exposure in a motivated and international team;
  • A wide portfolio of responsibilities and opportunities within a strong industrial sector.

Interested in this position?

Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 30th September 2022.

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for this position to: job@cosmeticseurope.eu.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Only successful candidates fulfilling all the requirements will be short-listed.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to prove their background, qualifications, skills and experiences by providing relevant documents.

Telephone enquiries cannot be answered.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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