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Global Regulatory Manager - BioSolutions

Job Id:  3500
City: 

Cary, North Carolina, United States

Department:  Regulatory
Function:  Regulatory, Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Description: 

ABOUT UPL
UPL is focused on emerging as a premier global provider of total crop solutions designed to secure the world’s long-term food supply. Winning farmers hearts across the globe, while leading the way with innovative products and services that make agriculture
sustainable, UPL is the fastest growing company in the industry. Our successes in the field add up to powerful financials. UPL delivers results from protecting crops that translate into attractive investor value. Based on the recognition that humankind is one community,
UPL’s overarching commitment is to improve areas of its presence, workplace and customer engagement. Our purpose is ‘OpenAg’. An agriculture network that feeds sustainable growth for all. No limits, no borders.

 

ABOUT NPP Business Unit

 

UPL launched NPP, a new global business unit housing UPL’s comprehensive portfolio of natural and biologically derived agricultural inputs and technologies in June 2021. At NPP, we start with natures Micros. Like the invisible microbes that improve plant resilience and the microscopic technological interventions that increase crop sustainability. From these tiny elements, we grow a big change. A truly natural, sustainable reality.
For our growers, we bring solutions that have the power to change the fortunes of a farm. For our people, we create healthier, more affordable food sources that can nourish communities and support the population. For our planet, we re-imagine a restoration of balance; a more holistic way of co-existing. Welcome to a fresh take on the global agricultural system. A people and a planet in harmony with one another. Higher yields, less impact. Healthier soils, wealthier farms. More, from less. Nature as it should be.

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Global Regulatory Manager for BioSolutions (NPP) will contribute to the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for global activities working closely with Global and Regional stakeholders across Marketing, Business, R&D, IP and Centers of Excellence. The selected candidate will be instrumental in leading projects and optimizing resource utilization, ensuring availability of minimum safety, efficacy and claim substatiantion packages in line with desired marketing initiatives. The role will also be resposponsible for supporting global regulatory databases and supporting company compliance activities. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the Regulatory framework for BioSolutions in priority countries to facilitate roll out of the NPP portfolio

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


• Lead regulatory strategy for key UPL actives as aligned with the Global asset strategy
• Develop potential regulatory options in the early phase of projects - 0, 1, 2
• Build policy and guidance documents on key regulatory policies for UPL
• Create non hierarchal teams with regional regulatory to drive strategy for key actives
• Work closely with Global PGA to advocate for UPL positions on evolving regulatory frameworks
• Ensure timely regulatory support to achieve Key Registrations and regulatory milestones
• Ensure timely updates of regulatory documents/database in global regulatory software
• Provide regulatory expertise to external Centers of Excellence, global dossier/document team in India and regional regulatory
experts

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• 10+ years of experience in BioSolutions Regulatory Affairs
• Higher degree, MSc or Ph.D. in a Regulatory Science or Agronomy

• Knowledge of areas such as toxicology, ecotoxicology, risk assessment will be required

• Strong knowledge of country regulations and evolving regulations in the areas of biocontrol and biostimulants
• Possess knowledge in several of the following fields preferred: biostimulants, biocontrol agents (e.g. BioFungicides - BioInsecticides), microbial fermentation, pheromones,agrochemicals, bio-fertilizers, plant extracts, combined chemical/biological solutions (Pronutiva)
• Delivery focused, with strong planning and project management skills and ability to deliver high quality outputs to meet demanding deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including rational persuasion and negotiation, and proven ability to advocate for change in challenging political situations
• Ability to achieve objectives through teamwork in a non-hierarchal matrix and exercise inter-cultural sensitivity
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think logically and systematically

 

Location: RTP area, North Carolina

We are all about connecting with people, in a human way – showing respect, demonstrating trust, celebrating diversity. For us technology is an enabler, not the endgame. We see the value in human connectivity and how it creates new opportunities for everyone. With this, comes our promise to protect people’s safety in every way we can.