Regulatory Manager UK & Ireland, Crop Protection Jobs in Cambridge at Syngenta

Title: Regulatory Manager UK & Ireland, Crop Protection

Company: Syngenta

Location: Cambridge

DescriptionAbout SyngentaSyngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 30,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Role PurposeManaging the Syngenta Crop Protection approval applications within regulatory guidelines. This individual will plan, achieve, maintain and defend approvals for Syngenta Crop Protection products in the UK and Ireland, thus enabling marketing to meet their objectives in compliance with the relevant EU and country statutory requirements.


Liaise effectively with regulatory authorities and ensure that approval applications are progressed in an expeditious manner by prompt response to queries.

To maintain a current awareness of regulatory matters and ensure current requirements are followed in approval applications.

Provide regulatory expertise and foresight to the business. Keep regulatory and business informed on regulatory changes and emerging issues which require proactive management.

Be able to work in close relationship with business and marketing and challenge them as appropriate.

Be fully conversant with data requirements for pesticide approval in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Be fully conversant with all regulations which have an impact on pesticides and biostimulants.

Understand key agronomic and commercial issues.

Be able to review and concisely summarise scientific data.

To mentor and assist other Registration Managers when necessary.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

A proven background in Regulatory Affairs, preferably involving pesticides and/or biopesticides.

Hand on practical expertise in Registration Activities.

Experience on new technologies / biostimulants would be appreciated

A degree in Science, HNC or equivalent work experience.

Demonstrated strengths in communication, self-organization and problem solving and developed negotiation/influencing skills across different cultures.

Additional Information

Travel to countries within Europe when needed.

Syngenta will offer

A commitment to innovation

Bleeding edge technology

Competitive salary and benefits scheme including bonus, healthcare & generous pension

Flexible working hours

31.5 days annual holiday

Vibrant R&D focused workforce with wide and varied social communities to join

We embrace and encourage diversity, and this is what drives our innovation and lets us outperform the market. https://www.syngenta.com/careers/working-syngenta/diversity-and-inclusion

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