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Human Health and Environmental Safety Scientists - Unilever

Company: Unilever
The roles: Human Health and Environmental Safety Scientists
Salary: £28,300 – £35,400
Location: Colworth, UK
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019

Human Health and Environmental Safety Scientists

SEAC is a Unilever Capability housed in R&D. SEAC scientists provide authoritative leadership in safety (Consumer, Occupational & Environmental) and environmental sustainability (COES) for risk/impact-based decision making to help drive Unilever’s sustainable growth ambitions. Our scientists are at the forefront of developing Next Generation and exposure driven approaches to enable the delivery of state-of-the-art Risk and Impact Assessments.

We are currently recruiting into a number of Human Health and Environmental Safety Scientist roles (both lab and office based):

Research Scientist

Mechanistic Safety Scientist

Environmental Scientist

Please use the links above further information.

Lead Toxicologist - Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA)

Company: Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA)
The role: Lead Toxicologist
Salary: Competitive (salary range available on request)
Location: Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, UK (or home-based)
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 18th January 2019

Lead Toxicologist

With over 75 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.  We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.

ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group Ltd which is one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK.  There has never been a more exciting time to join.

Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA) provides strategic and dossier support for chemical and product registrations across Europe, encompassing agrochemicals, biocides, veterinary products and other chemical products.  We specialise in designing and conducting higher tier studies, toxicology and ecotoxicology hazard characterisation and risk assessments for chemicals, biocides, pesticides, and food contact materials compliance, etc. CEA has a well-earned reputation for providing higher tier, non-standard support for challenging products in an increasingly demanding regulatory environment.

We are looking for a Lead Toxicologist to join our Toxicology Group; to develop, manage and deliver innovative Toxicology support throughout the project cycle (including scoping the work, planning the resources and ensuring timely and profitable delivery); to personally deliver toxicology consultancy to a range of commercial clients, including gaining expertise in the evaluation of the endocrine disrupting potential of substances according to the new EU criteria, in a varied, dynamic and supportive environment.

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th January 2019

 All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area.

A full Job Outline, details of how to apply and what we offer are available: APPLY HERE

For more information please call Lisa Hallington, HR Advisor on 01623 848341 or email

Principal Toxicologist - National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Company: National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)
The role: Principal Toxicologist
Salary: Benefits to attract the best

Principal Toxicologist

WRc requires a motivated principal consultant with a significant track record and outstanding reputation in toxicology to help us achieve our ambitious growth strategy. Our work, for a wide range of utility, regulatory, government and industrial clients, covers three key sectors: water, gas and resource efficiency.

We are looking for an ambitious leader in their field who will support the growth in both the breadth and depth of NCET’s services. In particular we are looking for someone who:

  • Is at the forefront of emerging issues relevant to mammalian toxicology
  • Wants to lead a team with varying levels of qualification and experience who need to develop and learn
  • Is excited by the prospect of growing a significant business service whilst enhancing technical reputation.
  • Is socially skilled and still enjoys the technical challenges
  • Has ambitions for the organisation they work for and themselves
  • Can work both strategically and tactically according to the situation
  • Is commercial and client focussed
  • Wants to learn and develop themselves and their team.
  • Who cares about the environment and wants to make a difference.

The successful candidate will work primarily in WRc’s National Centre for Environmental Toxicology taking a central role in growing the client base of the toxicology area, providing an end-to-end service to our customers from pre-sale engagement and defining clients’ needs and solutions, through ensuring the delivery of outputs of an exceptional quality, to post-sale solution implementation.

The National Centre for Environmental Toxicology (NCET)

Is a specialised team within WRc whose work  is desk-based and brings new challenges daily, covering chemical contamination and emergencies, environmental and human health exposure, hazard and risk assessments (including  the development of quality standards such as drinking water standards) and the fate and behaviour of chemicals in the environment (water and soil). Our service depends upon our knowledge and expertise as well as providing prompt and professional advice to our clients.

The Principal Toxicologist has responsibility for

  • Providing high level technical expertise in the preparation of chemical hazard and risk assessments for industry, the water companies and UK and international regulators.,
  • Ensuring 24-hour support to our key clients as part of the toxicology advisory service;
  • Ensuring the technical output of the team meets high standards
  • Ensuring the dissemination of knowledge of toxicology and ecotoxicology to the team, clients and other leaders within WRc;
  • Building and maintaining positive client relationships as a basis for developing new markets and business opportunities
  • Enhancing the reputation of NCET and WRc
  • Supporting the continuous development of team members.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a European Registered Toxicologist
  • Must have an MSc but preferably possess a PhD or equivalent in Toxicology or a directly related subject;
  • Have an extensive, credible track record in the field of mammalian toxicology,
  • Have proven experience of working with a wide range of clients, and an extensive network of useful contacts ;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication including an ability to effectively disseminate information to non-experts;
  • Demonstrate excellent ability to provide robust and rapid peer review of technical reports;
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to consistently develop sought after offerings linking key skills to the market need.
  • Demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate and a willingness to take ownership of issues and seek team participation to achieve the best solution;

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Joann Sprules, Senior HR Advisor at

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