Human Health Risk Assessor


Cologne – Germany

Company:  Adama Deutschland GmbH
Job ID:  25143

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. is looking to recruit an experienced Human Health Risk Assessor to join the Human Health team within the Global Regulatory group. You will provide expert advice to help achieve and maintain registrations needed for the sale of innovative plant protection products from an exposure-risk perspective, in all countries around the world where Adama is present.

Role and Responsibilities:

Member of the global regulatory human health team responsible for maintaining and sharing up-to-date regulatory and scientific knowledge in your area of expertise

Participating in portfolio defense and growth regulatory activities:

  • Supporting internal Global Regulatory Managers in defining global strategy for active substances and product portfolios
  • Developing strategies concerning impact of exposure and risk assessment, especially in Europe, collaborating with other experts to support renewal activities and new growth opportunities
  • Working within internal project teams or task forces with responsibility for your area; conducting data gap analyses, monitoring data generation, performing risk assessments and dossier reviews and preparation of position papers to ensure high quality submissions and support throughout the regulatory cycle to product approval and beyond
  • Liaison with external scientific personnel as required to develop and introduce additional expertise to enhance the internal scientific knowledge base of the company
  • Participate in relevant external working groups appropriate to the arising challenges and opportunities

The position will ideally be based in Yorkshire, UK or Cologne, Germany. Other current office-based locations are Paris, France, or Tel-Aviv, Israel and flexibility with part home-working will be a possibility for the right candidate.

Profile and Qualifications:

  • Degree in chemistry or biological science, or related life science
  • PhD + 5 years or minimum 10 years’ experience in the registration of agrochemicals
  • Detailed working knowledge of global regulatory requirements for human health non-dietary risk assessment
  • Proven track record in successfully supporting active substances, especially in Europe
  • Familiarity with GLP, exposure data generation and interpretation
  • Familiarity with human dietary risk assessment would be an advantage
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team is considered essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a “Can-Do” attitude are required
  • Experience in communication with relevant authorities
  • Quick learner, able to react to new challenges
  • Willingness to travel


You will be working in a truly dynamic, growing team, within an ambitious, major global company, with a high degree of responsibilities and independence. You will be part of an informal and multi-cultural environment giving opportunities for further growth and development.