Global Regulatory Manager

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Jan 26, 2023


FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its 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. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Global Regulatory Manager, based in Philadelphia, PA or Newark, DE.

Strategic mindset and collaborative behavior are key. Join a dedicated team of professionals!


In this role you will be responsible for the implementation of the global regulatory strategy for key active Ingredients working in collaboration with senior regulators, project managers, regulatory scientists and country/regional regulatory affairs managers.  


This position offers the opportunity for you to further develop a career in the regulation of crop protection chemicals. The position requires initiative in regulatory management of projects directly linked to the success of the business in the areas of product line expansion, growth, defense, sourcing, off-patent strategy, trade and competitive intelligence, in all geographies and across all product lines.  


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

  • Implement global plans and timelines for defense and registration of key assigned active ingredients 
  • Lead Product Registration Teams – PRT – coordinating and identify data and studies required to support registrations
  • Work with country/regional regulatory affairs managers to develop and implement global regulatory strategy, to meet submission deadlines and ensure timely publication of product authorization
  • Determine requirements for, and implications of, new or changing regulatory schemes
  • Strategic management – maintain external focus relating to opportunities and threats to key active ingredients
  • Meet with regulatory authorities globally together with regional managers as required
  • Understand the legislative and regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry and recommend change in advance of competitive pressure.

You’re a strategic thinker who drives results through operational excellence, communication and networking
You must have (3+ years) experience in a regulatory related role in chemical or plant protection industry with a global focus and demonstrated ability to apply scientific knowledge to regulatory related solutions. MS degree (Ph.D. preferred) preferably in a regulatory science or related discipline (chemistry, toxicology, eco-toxicology, biochemistry or environmental science)

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.

We also imagine that you have:

  • Experience dealing with regulatory authorities and policymakers
  • Ability to effectively monitor industry and regulatory activities and assess impact on key compounds, preparing risk assessments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to synthesize data and develop recommendations
  • Sound judgment, planning, project management and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of crop protection industry: technical, commercial, farming techniques, crop specific issues, etc. is preferred

Travel is anticipated to be no more than 10-15%.

Additional information & application
If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact our Global Regulatory Affairs Team Leader, Cinzia Finazzo at   
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.

See Yourself in FMC, Be Yourself in FMC: We strive to be an inclusive workplace where our employees reflect the community, are valued, find purpose in their work, and grow and contribute to their fullest potential. FMC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment. Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia