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Country Regulatory Manager France


Guyancourt, France



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Industry Type:

Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Researcher/Research & Development

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Full Time

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Corteva Agriscience™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future. #GrowWhatMatters

We’re hiring for a Country Regulatory Manager at Guyancourt, France - Learn how you can be our voice in the conversation about the future of agriculture. 

Purpose of the role

Provides registration expertise for crop protection products at country level.  

Your Challenge:

  • Ensure successful product authorizations by preparation and on-time submission of high quality registration dossiers to the regulatory authorities in France
  • Prime contact point and negotiator with regulatory authorities; builds and maintains partnership, negotiates and influences effectively with regulatory authorities, legislative bodies and policy makers (as referred to specific project needs) during first approval, legal right-to-sell and product defence (including food chain and other secondary approvals)
  • Obtains approvals within project milestones
  • Take all necessary actions to ensure relevant stewardship plan are in place to sustain products authorization
  • 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.
  • Stays abreast of, provides assessment of and communicates regulatory, legislative and secondary approval developments in own geography, which may impact the project concept or product lines and the ability to maintain commercial freedom to operate; effectively contributes to keep at the highest standard the functional responsiveness to legislative and business changes (as applicable, also through membership in industry associations and initiatives)
  • Expert in the interpretation (technical and political) of regulatory requirements
  • Through effective partnership with Regulatory Team and local cross-functional teams (for both new and existing products), ensures that local regulatory requirements are assessed and incorporated in the project milestones and planning.
  • Critical resource of local cross-functional teams: forms partnership and advocates / facilitates information flow between local team and regional Regulatory Teams to communicate and reinforce the overall regulatory strategy / implications, development of Good Agricultural Practices, regulatory attributes, label development 
  • Work closely with the Regulatory Country Leader and provide clear and regular updates on timelines and dossier status
  • Contributes registration resource requirements to creation of the regulatory workplan
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of European and national legislation and activities which could impact national existing or future approvals of Plant protection products / Biological products. Actively participate to relevant trade associations working groups, to advocate for our future success.

Key Stakeholders and Interactions:

  • Regulatory and Stewardship team
  • Manager: North Europe Commercial Unit Regulatory Leader, UK
  • Local cross-functional teams (including marketing, R&D Integrated Field Sciences, etc.), as critical resource on regulatory matters 
  • Zonal Regulatory Leaders and program networks involved in the development of new products
  • National regulatory authorities
  • Local Industry associations



To Grow What Matters, You Will Need 

  • Master or PhD degree in Agriculture, Plant Protection, or other related Life Sciences discipline. 
  • A minimum of 4 years working in Plant Protection Registration.
  • Fluent in French and English.
  • Expertise of the registration process for Crop Protection products in France
  • Good language / communication and cross-cultural diversity skills; effective negotiator with regulatory authorities and external stakeholders; effective team player at both national and transnational level (Regulatory Teams are typically transnational); communication skills to bring complex technical and political arguments to wide and diverse internal (e.g.: country sales organization) and external audiences. 
  • The candidate must be an empathetic listener with strong customer focus 
  • Good organizational and computer skills
  • The successful candidate will be required to use Excel, Word, and several regulatory systems to gather, analyse, and update data. The necessary training will be given where required.  

Who Are We Looking For?

  • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team
  • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food
  • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment
  • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader

Growing What Matters Starts With You… What We Can Offer To Help You Grow?

  • Opportunity to be part of a global industry leader working to discover solutions to the most pressing agricultural challenges of our time
  • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences
  • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience
  • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered
  • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives. 
  • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary
  • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility


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Job Post Date: 06/11/22
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