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Senior / Principal Consultant – Sustainable Chemistry

Role: Senior / Principal Consultant – Sustainable Chemistry

Location: Flexibly remote from one of our UK hubs (Bristol, Edinburgh, Harrogate, London, Manchester or Oxford)

Practice Area: Chemistry

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of chemical regulation activities as required by the client, including REACH registration, poison centre notification, providing substance or regulation-specific guidance (e.g., SVHC, microplastic, PFAS, RoHS).
  • Providing ad-hoc chemistry support to other expert teams in Anthesis
  • Horizon-scanning and supporting consortia in developing compliance strategies for future changes to REACH and REACH-like schemes.
  • Management of consortia and/or their task forces, including responding to the requirements of REACH and REACH-like schemes.
  • Maintain global data-sharing cost models and administer the sale of letters of access.
  • Oversee daily administration and financial management of consortia.
  • Identify opportunities for Anthesis to further support individual members of consortia.
  • Expand the client portfolio with relevant regulatory and sustainability projects.

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

Summary of Role:

Working in Anthesis’ Sustainable Chemistry practice, our team of Senior Consultants manage chemical compliance and support sustainability projects for consortia and independent clients from across the spectrum of chemical users. Although primarily focussed on EU REACH compliance and similar regulations globally, we also work with the Anthesis community in helping our clients reach their sustainability goals, particularly where they relate to chemical policy and management objectives. We are looking to recruit a candidate to support the management of our some of our existing EU REACH consortia and clients, and to be part of our expansion of the Sustainable Chemicals offering to meet the increasing requirements of our clients. Within our team of experts, you will be managing the day-to-day administrative, financial, and regulatory aspect of projects, with support from experts in other teams where needed. You will also be monitoring regulatory changes and assisting clients to plan and adapt.

Key Requirements:

  • Professional required with at least 5 years’ experience in business-oriented Regulatory Affairs and/or Product Stewardship function in the industrial chemicals sector.
  • Must have experience of working with technically complex products / chemicals and the regulatory environment in which they are sold and used, with practical knowledge of EU REACH regulation.
  • Working knowledge of IUCLID preferred.
  • Knowledge of other EU and global chemical regulations a bonus.
  • Project management experience, ability to manage multiple projects in parallel.
  • Experience in the consultancy sector or consortium management an advantage.
  • Previous background or passion for sustainability preferred.
  • Organised, methodical and analytical.
  • Curious, globally minded, and enthusiastic. Work well with a wide range of people on a global basis.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic work environment.
  • Proactive, with the ability and confidence to use initiative.
  • Commercially aware and able to manage forums where competitors are present in the same room.
  • Professional manner to act as a brand ambassador appropriate to the specific client environment and circumstances.

Your Benefits:

  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with education, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday allowance and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.