Description de l'offre
Job Title: Mechanistic Safety Scientist
Salary: £36,800 to ££46,000
Location: Colworth, United Kingdom
Function: Research & Development
Travel: 10% Travel
SEAC is a Unilever Capability housed in R&D. SEAC scientists provide authoritative leadership in safety ( Consumer, Occupational & Environmental) and environmental sustainability for risk/impact-based decision making to help drive Unilever’s sustainable growth ambitions.
You will provide expertise to assess the human safety of ingredients for Unilever’s Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) Business within multidisciplinary teams as well as developing & applying novel, mechanistic/pathways-based approaches (Next Generation Risk Assessment – NGRA). You will play a role in leading and evolving Unilever’s approach to risk assessment and through doing so deliver to the current and future needs of Unilever’s Business.
· Assessment of human safety risks associated with ingredients with an emphasis on applying mechanistic or pathways-based approaches.
· Delivering transparent, well documented exposure-based risk assessments to project teams to enable robust decision making.
· Communication internally and to business partners on risk assessment outcomes and providing guidance on risk management where appropriate.
· Contribute to the evolution of Unilever’s approach to exposure-driven risk assessment/risk management and to deliver to the current and future needs of Unilever’s Business.
· Build an understanding of the wider issues surrounding the use of ingredients and products.
· Play a part in supporting/leading change through a team-based approach, to make an impact internally & externally on the way in which safety risk assessments are conducted and communicated now and in the future.
· Sole responsibility for leading designated projects as appropriate
Key Skills and Experience
· Minimum requirement: MSc (ideally with postgraduate experience in mechanistic safety)
· Previous experience of conducting risk assessments for Personal Care (Cosmetic) Ingredients and in communication of these risk assessments to stakeholders (e.g. Unilever business partners in R&D)
· Experience of using mechanistic information in toxicology risk-based decision making and involvement in the application of novel (non-animal), mechanistic/pathways-based approaches (NGRA)
· Evidence of a creative, problem-solving mindset
· Proactive and enthusiastic approach to developing own skills and capability
· Excellent written & verbal communication skills including ability to convey scientific subject matter in a simple manner
· Evidence of ability and impact working in multidisciplinary teams
Standards of Leadership:
· Bias for Action
· Building Talent and Teams
· Growth Mindset
· Consumer and Customer Focus
· Accountability & Responsibility
How to Apply
Find out what it’s like to work here by clicking on this link https://www.unilever.co.uk/careers/professionals/working-here/
Or to apply now, click on “Apply to this job”. All candidate applications are reviewed in accordance with the criteria outlined for the job role. Please note that the closing date for the receipt of applications is 28 th August 2018