UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide.
With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market.
UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.
Regulatory leadership of assigned products in a one or several countries to ensure delivery of the portfolio objectives in line with agreed business strategies.
Obtain and maintain product authorisations in one or several countries in line with agreed business objectives through
Effective partnership with relevant teams (Sales and Marketing) to represent regulatory and safety positions and facilitate business decisions.
Effective management of relations and communication with country regulatory authorities and internal EU Regulatory team.
Maintain freedom to operate by coordinating and carrying out administrative tasks related to changes in formulation and origin of manufacture.
Ensure compliant labelling, in accordance with regulatory authorisations and local packaging and labelling legislation and manage all aspects of label creation and documentation in internal and external databases.
Member of the relevant local cross functional teams to ensure regulatory compliance and timely advice to commercial and other functions.
Maintain a strong knowledge of European and national legislation and activities which could impact national existing or future approvals of Plant protection products / Biocides
Scientific background in one of the disciplines relevant for regulatory
Good understanding of regulatory processes in the relevant country within the region
Regulatory experience in the EU
Negotiation and advocacy skills
Critical professional capabilities
Effective time and task management to ensure delivery of the business needs
Delivery of quality work even under time pressure
Ability to manage complex issues without being the expert in any one discipline
Effective team worker
Openness and willingness to challenge the accepted ways of working and to implement new ones
Critical leadership capabilities
Active management of the workload
Willingness to try new approaches
Critical success factors & key challenges
Detailed knowledge of relevant regional regulations and adjacent legislation
Regulatory foresight to proactively manage arising issues
Perseverance to ensure regulatory success
Fluent in English in technical discussions and advocacy
We are one team, for maximum impact. One team with shared goals. We all play for the team and no-one plays against team.
We have a laser-like focus on what our customers need and want, on anticipating their future needs and how we can create innovative solutions and experiences for them.