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Technical Advisor

Technical Advisor (Biocides)                                                              £up to 42k + Benefits + Bonus   

South East                                                                                                                   ABJ5053


As technical advisor in biocides as part of a highly organised regulatory and business compliance team for a global organisation you will have responsibility for technical support and advice in the biocides sector.  With a background in chemistry (environmental/ biocides etc) this would suit someone in a regulatory advisory or technical field.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • To provide general technical support to the Biocides business across EMEA.


  • To co-ordinate the provision of Letters of Supply to customers.

  • To support new and ongoing product development projects based on agreed timescales and project plans.

  • Administrative management of efficacy, stability and physico-chemical testing of formulations under development in order to establish application rates, efficacy and other label claims.

  • Liaison with company and contract laboratories. Preparation and review of test protocols and payment applications for contracted work.

  • Provide advice to customers relating to the use of chemical active substances and formulations in their product range, supporting customer’s registrations and generally contributing to the development of new business.

  • Support the progress of active substances and formulated products through the requirements of EU Biocides Regulation.

  • Maintain an accurate filing system of documents relating to specific product developments.

  • Preparation of technical literature and product labels.

  • Keep up to date with adopted/published/draft regulatory guidance which would impact technical developments via appropriate means such as official websites or industry associations.



  • Degree in a scientific discipline, chemistry (preferably with higher qualifications)

  • In-depth knowledge of analytical, formulation and organic chemistry (background in) but then moved into a commercial role.

  • Experience in the EU Biocidal Products Regulation.

  • Technical commercial experience gained from industry, regulatory and/or environmental consultancies including experience of people management (preferable)

  • Knowledge of labelling with respect to biocides

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the (Biocidal Product Regulations) and biocidal product authorisations

  • Good organisational, administrative and IT skills

(working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Sharepoint).

  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a small team.

Comprehensive benefits package including bonus up to 15%, 9% employer pension contribution, commuting allowance, a superb work-life balance (flexible working).


To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson, job ref ABJ5053 on 07814547440 or preferably apply to alison.basson@hudsonshribman.co.uk.

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