SynTech Research, provides GLP/GEP, bio-efficacy studies and registration services for agrochemicals, biopesticides, biostimulants and seeds/traits. It is seeking an Ecotoxicology Manager  to be in charge of study direction and management of the Ecotoxicology department (team of 10 people). 

As such, you will be asked to do the following: 

Study direction (Ecotox, terrestrial): 

Responsible for studies in laboratory or outdoor conditions, according to GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) standards. The objective of these studies will be to assess the effects of phytopharmaceuticals on non-target terrestrial organisms (arthropods/microorganisms and soil/plant/pollinator macroorganisms) in order to provide our clients datas as a part of the registration dossiers. 

  • Plan, implement and follow-up of a studies program.
  • Create study protocols, analyze results, write reports.
  • Communicate with clients about the progress of studies and results.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of studies, and study data.
  • Respect internal procedures and good laboratory practices
  • Insure and manage administrative documentation.
  • Attend scientific conferences.
  • Maintaining knowledge of regulation through regular monitoring.
  • Quality, respect for deadlines, guarantee of customer satisfaction.

Business development: 

  • Development of a client portfolio for the Ecotox offer.
  • Searching for new contracts, preparing quotes, negotiating commercially.
  • Ensurance of customer loyalty (emails, phone points, appointments).

Team management (about 10 people spread over 2 sites in France) and communication: 

  • Team management (Labo, field and study direction): Annual appraisal, goal setting, team meeting animation, organization, work planning/program management/study distribution.
  • Team development: Recruitment and training of newcomers.
  • Coordinating human and material resources for carrying out studies.
  • Communication with the Quality Assurance department, analytical laboratories, authoritiesduring audits.

Profile: 

Experience required in Ecotox studies and team management – minimum 5 years.
Minimum level Master or PhD required, Chemistry/Agrochemistry/Entomology/Agronomy/Biological Engineering or any other approaching field.
Position with responsibilities, combining business, managerial and technical dimension. 

Know-how/ Required qualities: This position requires leadership (experience in people management required), a very good analytical ability, organization, rigor and a developed sense

Profile:
Experience required in Ecotox studies and team management – minimum 5 years.
Minimum level Master or Phd required, Chemistry/Agrochemistry/Entomology/Agronomy/Biological Engineering or any other approaching field.
Position with responsibilities, combining business, managerial and technical dimension. 

Know-how/ Required qualities: This position requires leadership (experience in people management required), a very good analytical ability, organization, rigor and a developed sense

Languages: Very good English and french required (written, read and spoken). 

A copy of the job description can be downloaded here


Location: La Chapelle de Guinchay, France
Duration: Full time, permanent
Salary: TBA dependant on qualifications and experience
Contact: Send your CV and cover letter to Marianne Galland Email: rh@syntechresearch.com
Closing date: 31st Mar 2021
Ref: 003/21