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Registration Specialist

Company: Vestaron Corporation
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionVestaron is leading a peptide-based revolution in crop protection. The company is dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through migration from chemical pesticides to biological peptides. Vestaron's peptides provide growers with novel crop protection solutions that address proven targets and provide efficacy on par with or better than traditional chemical pesticides. Its peptides overcome existing resistance issues while offering a desired safety profile for workers, beneficials and the environment. Vestaron has earned global recognition for its work, including the inaugural 2015 Bernard Blum Award for a novel biocontrol solution, the prestigious Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2020 and "Best New Biologic Product" at the 2021 IHS Market Crop Science Awards. The Opportunity:Vestaron is currently recruiting a Registration Specialist to join our team in Research Triangle Park, NC, reporting to the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. The Registration Specialist will be responsible for aspects of obtaining and maintaining federal and state registrations in the US. Additionally, opportunities for involvement in international regulatory process will exist. To be successful in this role, you must work well in a remote-team environment, be an excellent communicator and have an interest in the long-term wellbeing of agriculture.Responsibilities:

  • Preparing packages to submit to regulatory agencies for new active ingredient registration using conducted guideline studies.
  • Manage product labels.
  • Supervise contracted guideline studies required for registrations.
  • Overseeing development of safety data sheets.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Oversee documentation efforts to ensure compliance with domestic and international regulations and standards.
  • Monitor regulatory affairs activities to ensure that they are aligned with corporate goals.
  • Monitor regulatory trends and evaluate for possible company impacts.
  • Address fee requirements for states and other jurisdictions. Requirements:
    • MS in chemistry, agriculture, environmental science, or related scientific field plus 3+ years of practical experience; or BS with 5+ years of experience
    • Industry experience in a regulatory role
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to meet established timelines Why Join Us?Join the Revolution…With an innovative and accomplished leadership team guiding our day-to-day wins, and a Board with a long-term vision that supports our efforts, we set out daily to improve the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through migration from synthetic pesticides to peptide-based biopesticides. Our team is empowered to solve problems and find solutions that will advance the science and commercialization of peptides. If you're seeking a career that taps into your talents and contributes to harnessing the Power of Peptides® for the benefit of the environment and industry, we just may have a job for you.We know our employees are our most valuable asset, and our culture conveys that. In 2019 we opened our headquarter in the heart of RTP (Research Triangle Park, NC), a global center of Agricultural Technology and Innovation. Our offices are located on Stirrup Creek Drive, a vibrant work environment where the development of restaurants, shops and hotels is underway.Our R&D center is in Kalamazoo, MI, within the Western Michigan University Innovation Center. The 69,000-square-foot, purpose-built incubator and co-working space was created to support companies from the earliest start-ups to maturing organizations with office and conference space, high-quality shared scientific equipment and resources, and a wide range of support services.We offer a competitive benefits package, to support the health and happiness of our staff.We invite you to apply to join a company developing the products, processes, and relationships to lead the advancement of the biological peptide industry, beginning with the pesticide markets.An Equal Opportunity EmployerVestaron is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at Vestaron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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