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Scientific Officer Microbiologist or Biochemist

Application Open Date: 
15/04/2019 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
06/05/2019 - 12:00
Helsinki (Finland)
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
Together with the Biocidal Active Substances Unit, the Biocidal Products Unit manages and coordinates ECHA's activities related to the evaluation of active substances, applications for Union Authorisation, as well as the scientific assessments to be performed by the Agency itself under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) (applications for technical equivalence, active substance supplier and classification of changes). The successful candidate will contribute to the Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) Working Group on Efficacy and to the BPC activities related to efficacy assessment. The work will consist of the following tasks: • Contribute to scientific and technical activities related to the tasks of the Agency under the Biocidal Products legislative framework, especially in relation to the assessment of efficacy of biocidal products and active substances; • Act as active substance and Union authorisation dossier manager and coordinate with Member State evaluators and rapporteurs, colleagues, Chair of the BPC Working Group and the BPC Chair on scientific and technical matters concerning the development of opinions of the Committee; • Contribute to the development and testing of the biocides processes and the related documents and IT tools; • Provide scientific and technical expert contributions and advice (guidance development, assistance to applicants, support to Member States Competent Authorities); • Contribute to ensuring the consistency of opinions within the BPC and with the other relevant Committees, including those run by other Community bodies; • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of working relations with relevant scientific and technical bodies of the EU (e.g. Commission scientific committees and EFSA panels) and follow relevant activities of related legislative frameworks; • Give support and represent the biocides Units, Directorate, ECHA or the Commission (if requested) in meetings, working groups, committees or other circles; • Other related activities.
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