EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Regional Regulatory Manager Plant Health for Crop Nutrition

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Mar 14, 2023

EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Regional Regulatory Manager Plant Health for Crop Nutrition


Are you looking to expand your experience on regulatory affairs for crop nutrition and biologicals products? You will have the opportunity to use your regulatory background to support the EMEA Region advancing our FMC biological portfolio through implementation of regulatory strategies. In this position, we offer a strong foundation for you to further develop your regulatory career, as you drive crop nutrition and biologicals regulatory projects towards successful registrations while keeping a watchful eye on the ever-changing regulatory landscape and adjust plans accordingly.


You will be our regional regulatory focal point for most of our biostimulants and crop nutrition portfolio, and to some extent support biopesticides registration projects. Key to your success will be cross-collaboration with many regional and/or global functions such as regulators, project managers, marketing, supply chain, regulatory scientists, and country/regional regulatory affairs managers across FMC.


The position requires initiative in regulatory management of projects directly linked to the success of the business. These initiatives and projects are within the areas of product line expansion, growth, defense, sourcing, off-patent strategy, trade and competitive intelligence and will be in specific geographies  across the assigned portfolio.


Moreover, your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop and implement regional regulatory plans for registration and defense of biostimulants and crop nutrition products in the region.
  • Build prioritization lists of registration activities in collaboration with key stakeholders, review the scope and work needed, and coordinate the related regulatory activities for the assigned portfolio
  • Coordinating and identifying data and studies required to support registrations and to secure timely submissions
  • Drive regulatory data automation projects in collaboration with other stakeholders
  • Provide timely overviews to our Global Regulatory Manager for Biologicals on ongoing registration projects in the region
  • Contribute to project teams comprised of operational project managers, regulatory scientists, and country/global regulatory affairs manager.
  • If needed, to attend meetings with regulatory authorities together with regional managers as required.
  • If needed, to represent FMC in regional industry associations and be actively involved to promote science based and pragmatic regulations for crop nutrition in the region.


Be part of a highly interactive and supportive global team


The preferred location for this position will be at FMC’s European Innovation Center (EIC) north of Copenhagen, Denmark but an alternative location could be close to our office in Frankfurt. FMC’s European Innovation Center is also the global Headquarter for FMCs Plant Health business and our Global Leadership Team is located here together with our Global Innovation Center for our Biologicals R&D group. The role will report to the EMEA Plant Health Regional Regulatory Affairs Team Lead.  


FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. We provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds, and disease. Plant Health business is a fast-growing segment at FMC with multiple new product introduction. 


As a global and diverse organization, we offer our employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility, and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do.  


You’re a strategic thinker who drives results through operational excellence, communication and networking


You must have experience (+3 years) in a regulatory related role within fertilizer, crop nutrition, bio stimulants (+ biologicals, conventional crop protection would be ideal) area, with regional and/or global focus and demonstrated ability to apply scientific knowledge to regulatory related solutions.


Dealing with regulatory authorities and policymakers around fertilizer and biological products is an important part of this position; therefore, a sound understanding of how these products are regulated in the region is required. Good basis of the Fertiliing Products Regulation (FPR) in the EU, and/or other country regulations in the regions as previous experience will be required.


You will be driving results through a wide range of people in a global, matrix organization, so great stakeholder management skills will be critical to this role. You enjoy learning, have creative problem-solving abilities and are comfortable in an agile environment.


We also imagine that you:


  • Possess a MS degree or Ph.D. in a regulatory science or related discipline (chemistry, biochemistry or environmental science)
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to synthesize data and develop recommendations
  • Effectively can monitor industry and regulatory activities and assess impact on key active biological control agents
  • Demonstrate strong planning, accountability and ownership attitude, project management and organizational skills.
  • Speak and write English fluently

Travel requirements:  No more than 15% 


Have we caught your interest?  

If you want to learn more about the position or the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to our EMEA Regional Regulatory Affairs Team Lead for Plant Health business, Rosa Criollo at rosa.criollo@fmc.com   


We take candidates into the recruitment process continuously and strive fill the position once we have found the right candidate. So, please submit your CV as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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