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Application Open Date: 
07/09/2021 - 16:00
Deadline Date: 
04/10/2021 - 10:00
Helsinki, Finland
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The post related to socio-economic analysis (SEA) comprises of several work areas of the Agency. The jobholder will evaluate and carry out socio-economic analyses as part of ECHA's SEA group and participate in several work areas of the Agency. The work applies a cost-benefit framework. In particular, she/he will be responsible for the following tasks: • Carrying out socio-economic analysis of regulating the use of harmful chemicals, as part of REACH restriction proposals made by ECHA; • As part of ECHA’s risk management activities, conducting market research and economic analysis on the placing on the market and use of harmful substances and their possible alternatives; • As a manager or co-manager for teams for restrictions and applications for authorisation, providing analytical support to rapporteurs of Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) and the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) to ensure that their opinions are consistent, efficiently developed and underpinned by sound scientific argumentation; • Advancing methodologies and approaches to analyse socio-economic impacts of regulating chemicals and integrating this into the practical work of the Agency, including its guidance documents; • Contributing to the development or revision of procedures, working instructions and task lists for the authorisation and restriction processes under REACH, in particular with regard to the interface to SEAC; • Managing the outsourcing/contracting of specific tasks to institutes/consultants.
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