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EHS Compliance Specialist

Date of placement: 30/12/2021
Valid through: 28/03/2022
Organization: Batavia Biosciences
Employment type: Full-time
Job location type: Office located
Location: Leiden
Identifier: 20
Identifier value: 20
About Batavia Biosciences

Batavia helps to optimize the route from drug discovery to clinic by being a thought partner for our customers. By leveraging the combination of our expert workforce, our broad, international academic and public network and our extensive range of high-end services, we design the optimal route for our customers to reach the one person that we all are 100% committed to: the patient.

To help us take biopharmaceutical development to the next level, our team would love to welcome you as our new EHS Compliance Specialist.

About the job

Do you want to be part of the development of affordable innovative therapies and participate in the incredible development of Batavia Biosciences? Would you like to contribute in a collaborative team to ensure that all Batavia personnel is working in a safe environment and complying to the highest regulatory standards?

At our Leiden location, the EHS department is responsible for all safety aspects within the company with a main focus on General safety, BHV, Biological safety and Chemical safety and a supporting role for ARBO related topics. To strengthen the team we are looking for an EHS Compliance Specialist. The ideal EHS Compliance Specialist candidate that has a background in law and legal procedures and/or the biological / pharmaceutical industry.

At Batavia, you will join an enthusiastic group of international scientists and technicians that work in a close and collaborative environment. You will be reporting to the Manager EHS.

Your profile
Your responsibilities:
  • ADR / IATA specialist
    • Safety advisor (Veiligheidsadviseur)
    • Dangerous goods specialist
    • Monitor compliance to ADR and IATA guidelines
    • Report to the Dutch authorities on shipment activities where required
  • Dual use specialist: Ensure Batavia complies to the current dual use regulation (EN 2021/821).
    • Implement an internal compliance program according to the requirements defined by The Netherlands.
    • Monitor compliance to the internal compliance program
    • Report to the Dutch authorities where required
  • Ensure Batavia has all required permits and is in compliance to those permits (e.g. WABO, GMO, CITES, dual use)
  • Train Batavia personnel in EHS compliance
  • Lead regulatory / customer audits on EHS topics
  • Assess regulatory breaches during incidents
Your Qualifications:

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • A Master or PhD degree in administrative law, life science, biotechnology, pharmacy or related subject;
  • Relevant experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical industry environment;
  • Affinity with translation from law to shop floor;
  • Experience as BSO / BVF and/or regulatory aspects is favorable;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English both verbal and technical writing skills;
  • At least 2-5 year relevant work experience;
In the interview it will be clear that:
  • are enthusiastic and feel comfortable in a dynamic environment;
  • can work both in a team and individually;
  • are detailed-oriented and well organized;
  • communicate clearly at all levels;
  • can get your thoughts, ideas and knowledge across in a constructive manner;
  • have a high quality standard and good documentation and reporting skills.

You can send your application to our HR Manager, Mrs. Ingrid van Aarle, e-mail

You can send your application to Mrs. Ingrid van Aarle, HR Manager

Application by agency or recruiters is not appreciated and will be rejected.

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