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Product Management Officer, Helsinki



European Chemicals Agency


Helsinki, Finland 

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Administrative, Government/Non-Profit, Science

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Job Description:

1. The Job
The Submission and Processing Unit manages the reception, processing and dispatch of all regulatory submissions for each legislation under ECHA's remit. This includes the responsibility for the development and maintenance of the related submission systems, in particular REACH-IT, Poison Centres Notification Portal and ePIC, as well as providing input to R4BP development. The unit gives advice and support to stakeholders in all aspects of dossier submission. The Unit also coordinates ECHA's work on the PIC Regulation.
The Product Management Officer will work in the Submission and Processing Unit with the following tasks:
  • Design processes to efficiently implement regulatory obligations, understanding the regulatory context, the key obligations, steps and stakeholders involved;
  • Collect and align feedback and needs from different parties, internal and external stakeholders to ECHA;
  • Provide input to the development of IT systems supporting regulatory processes, specifying business requirements and use cases according to internal and external needs; validate the IT solutions proposed;
  • Roll-out the new processes and related IT systems including contributions to awareness raising and support to stakeholders;
  • Maintain and review the processes and related IT systems during the implementation phase to make sure they are operational and evolve as needed;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

2. Minimum Qualifications
To qualify for this profile, you must have completed university studies of at least three (3) years attested by a diploma and appropriate professional experience of at least one (1) year.
Only qualifications issued by EU Member State authorities or EEA authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant EU or EEA Member State authorities will be accepted.

3. Selection criteria

If you meet the eligibility criteria set out in section 2, you will be assessed on the basis of the following selection criteria. The candidates who are judged to be the most suitable on the basis of the selection criteria will be invited to undergo a written test prior to the interview.
  • Your academic and professional qualifications and their relevance to the main areas of work listed in section 1.
  • Your professional experience: the range of fields covered; the type and level of work done and its relevance to the areas of work listed in section 1. 
The following will be considered as assets:
  • Practical user experience with IT systems used for the preparation and submissions of dossiers, for example IUCLID, REACH-IT, notification systems to Poison Centres or comparable IT systems;
  • Work experience gained in a similar multicultural environment. Preference will be given to work experience abroad.
The academic and professional qualifications, professional experience and experience considered as an asset must be described as precisely as possible in your application.
4. How to Apply
You can submit your application and find more information (complete vacancy notice and application form) on ECHA website http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/about-us/jobs/open-positions.
The deadline to fill in the application form is
8 April 2019 at noon 12:00, Helsinki time (11:00 a.m. CET).

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
European Chemicals Agency
Annankatu 18
Helsinki, Finland
Phone: + 358 9 68618210
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