Regional Regulatory Manager - Canada

Job Id:  8983

Field, Ontario, Canada

Department:  R&D Regulatory - Compliance
Function:  Regulatory Science & Government Affairs
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Not Applicable

UPL Limited (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6bn. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.



JOB SUMMARY: The Regional Regulatory Manager is responsible for the registrations and marketability of assigned product lines. Reporting to the Regional Country Lead, Canada, the Regional Regulatory Manager is responsible for the professional interaction with the PMRA, CFIA, and/or other local regulatory authorities, trade associations, grower groups, customers and industrial partners, and competitors as required by job function. Individual can reside in either Canada or United States, preferably in Canada.



  • Develop, plan, and execute registration activities to ensure timely submissions and approvals that support company growth plans.
  • Prepare both technical and regulatory documents to adequately defend and maintain UPL products in reevaluation, special review or other registration needs as they arise.
  • Lead in understanding, interpreting, and complying with all federal and provincial pesticide laws and regulations pertaining to pest control products in Canada.
  • Work closely and collaborate with regulatory personnel to provide strategic regulatory advice to management, R&D, sales, and marketing teams. • Represent UPL in key industry groups and influence outcomes on key issues to benefit both the industry and UPL.
  • Develop and grow vital relationships by interacting positively with regulatory agencies, trade organizations, grower groups, industry task forces, and trade associations to successfully communicate UPL’s regulatory objectives. 
  • Ensure products and marketplace labels are compliant with Pest Control Product regulations and all applicable regulatory standards.
  • Ensure company dossier and documentation requirements are met.
  • Liaison with the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Pest Management Center and Provincial Minor Use Coordinators to support/facilitate PMRA registration of Minor Use Projects.



  • Ideal candidate will possess at least a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (ideally within a scientific discipline) with at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in direct, hands-on management of Canada pesticide registration and regulatory issues.
  • Proficient working knowledge of the Pest Control Product Act and PMRA policies and processes.
  • Experience in CFIA fertilizer and supplement registrations an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a global team environment.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to operate effectively within a highly matrixed organization and regulated business environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with great attention to details. 
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills are a must.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs


Travel: 10% for meetings or conferences



Adaptability & Resilience: Recognizes and is open to changing circumstances and alters behavior and scales up as necessary; increases personal awareness and appreciation of individual and cultural differences to create an open, inclusive, and accepting workplace

Entrepreneurial Mindset: Has a creative mindset and ability to think holistically, takes calculated risks and maximizes opportunities

Results Orientations: Takes action, pursues goals with persistence and achieves results; communicates goals and vision to the team to drive enthusiasm and ambition

Execution Excellence: Enhances the speed of execution and builds efficiency in processes, systems and people; has sharp focus on quality-orientation

Strategic Orientation: Demonstrates knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental factors and how they impact the business. Identifies key issues that could impact the business and develops strategy through an analytical lens / design thinking

Building Teams and Talent: Empowers colleagues through knowledge sharing and delegation, quickly establishing rapport; provides recognition for achievements and accomplishments

Customer Centricity: Understands the customer needs and pain points, fulfills the needs and expectations by focusing on creating value for customers


We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no one plays against the team. We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and on how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them. #UPLJobs