The Regional Regulatory Affairs Lead, APAC will manage and oversee all FMC regulatory processes and approvals in the region. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the country and global registration managers to ensure that the required scientific documentation is available to facilitate regulatory submissions, and to support the country registration managers in working with the appropriate governmental bodies to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals.
- Provide strategic and tactical regulatory guidance to Global and countries for securing and/or defending registrations and FMC’s portfolio
- Define and optimize innovative regional and country registration strategies to support agreed business goals while anticipating potential short and long term issues and trends
- Lead the implementation of the regional registration plans for the FMC portfolio. Responsible for ensuring that the content of the regulatory submissions is adequately reviewed to meet the requirements of the evaluating authorities.
- Develop and maintain a deep understanding of regulations and processes related to active ingredient and product registration, import and export laws, around the region.
- Ensure that FMC is in full compliance with all regulations.
- Responsible for identifying and managing external registration agents and/or consultants, as needed, to accomplish regulatory approval of FMC’s products.
- Coordinate internally and externally with stakeholders in Synthesis, Formulation, Product & Field Development, Supply Chain, Legal, and Business Development to ensure registration packages meet project needs and timelines.
- Build skills of country registration personnel in regulatory processes, project management and helping to drive regulatory change.
– Represents FMC in regional CropLife regulatory committees.
Masters/Degree in Science
- 5+ years’ experience or equivalent in agricultural product regulatory affairs, ideally including experience in the field of biopesticides.
- Experience working with National Authorities in Asia Pacific will be an advantage
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- The ability to work collaboratively with internal and external colleagues.
- Possess strong decision making, leadership and strategic management skills
- Fluent in English an absolute requirement, with the ability to also communicate in additional languages a plus
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