Lead Toxicologist

Job Title: Lead Toxicologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: £31000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28786
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:

Calling all lead Toxicologists

One of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies is looking for an experienced and dedicated Toxicologist to Lead and manage Toxicology projects throughout the project cycle this will include scoping the work, planning the resources and ensuring timely and profitable delivery. This role is based in Cambridgeshire, This role has the potential for Homebased Working.

This is you chance to work as part of a team renowned for providing strategic support for chemical and product registrations across Europe, encompassing agrochemicals, biocides, veterinary medicines and other chemical products.

As Lead Toxicologist you will be part of a team specialising in designing and conducting higher tier studies, toxicology and ecotoxicology hazard characterization and risk assessments for chemicals, biocides, pesticides, and food contact materials compliance, etc.

In the role of Lead Toxicologist, you will be responsible for developing, managing and delivering innovative Toxicology support throughout the project cycle. You will be expected to personally deliver toxicology consultancy to a range of commercial clients, including gaining expertise in the evaluation of the endocrine disrupting potential of substances according to the new EU criteria, in a varied, dynamic and supportive environment. To manage, nurture and support a small group of toxicologists.

Ideally you will hold a post graduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline, along with being a member of a Professional Register in Toxicology (perhaps ERT). This along with your working knowledge of chemical use and regulation as relevant to human health within the industrial chemical/agricultural/environmental sectors in the UK and Europe will aid you in writing clear and accurate scientific reports, and conducting literature reviews, suitable for submission to international regulatory authorities, while working with regulators on behalf of clients, as needed

The Successful candidate must have a willingness to work flexibly with occasionally travel expected within Europe.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care along with a chance to join a business that prides it's self on a friendly, supportive work environment as well as offering excellent career development opportunities.

For an informal chat about this role please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

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