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Senior Safety (Toxicology) Manager, OTC

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Be a part of a global FMCG powerhouse, whose Powerbrands hold No. 1 positions in many worldwide market categories.  Exciting opportunity to work in a highly visible and dynamic environment that will have real impact on a business that continues to outpace the global markets.

•    The Global Safety Assurance (GSA) Department is a key function of R&D ensuring Reckitt creates and manages product safety risk assessments across the organisation.
•    Responsible for the safety of all innovative and marketed products, driving safety by design and ensuring the application of risk assessment and safety compliance across the business. 
Purpose
•    Serve as a Safety (Toxicology) leader within GSA and for key stakeholders within Reckitt, with regards to the assessment of toxicology and safety trends that may impact Reckitt Over-the-Counter (OTC) products and the medicinal portfolio.
•    Provide strategic and Snr management support to innovation health programmes intended for market in North America and provide senior management support to teams of toxicologists/safety assessors whilst supporting the wider Technical Excellence functions in GSA.
•   Will ensure toxicological and risk assessment input to support the product development of Reckitt OTC and medicinal brands such as Mucinex, Gaviscon, Nurofen and Biofreeze.  
•   Will work alongside multidisciplinary functions to contribute to the development of safe sustainable Reckitt Products.
Responsibilities
•    Responsible for Snr management oversight of a dedicated team of managers and toxicologists supporting Reckitt medicinal products
•    Part of the management team within the Global Safety Assurance Department, to provide appropriate governance and oversight to ensure delivery of timely, high quality safety output from your team 
•    Credible subject matter expert within the safety organisation with strong business acumen and an in-depth technical knowledge of consumer healthcare products
•    Follow scientific and regulatory development in the field of product safety by active participation in relevant external bodies and meetings as appropriate to pro-actively address and implement new knowledge and standards where applicable
Skills / Experience 
•    BSc with preferably a higher qualification in toxicology or related discipline
•    Strong experience in serving as a nonclinical toxicologist and/or safety representative with experience in consumer product safety assessment
•    Display excellent communication, good business acumen and interpersonal skills, to deliver the appropriate safety expertise
•    Strong knowledge and understanding of nonclinical drug development requirements from a safety and regulatory toxicology perspective, with an appreciation and understanding of the development of OTC products, particularly US market requirements

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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