Head of Safety

Kinetica UK Ltd
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Veblen International have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to work on global brands for one of the leading health and beauty retailers in the world! The position available is for Head of Safety, a brand new position that provides the opportunity to scope and build a safety strategy for an international business.

Responsibilities include:
Taking care of all existing product safety issues
Providing safety position statements for cosmetic and monograph products
Coordinating the safety integration of new brands to ensure alignment with company guidelines
Managing and implementing the safety strategy, ensuring it’s in line with the company vision
Leading the chemical management for cosmetics and monograph products, confirming the approval of stakeholders
Conducting new product safety assessments
Liaising with a broad network of external experts to ensure instant access to quality expertise
Developing new capabilities based on scientific advances within the market

Candidate requirements:
A postgraduate degree (MSc, PhD) in toxicology, chemistry or a relevant discipline
Significant experience working within a similar organisation
Team management experience
Strong leadership skills
Expertise in defining and setting the safety strategy and framework in an FMCG, life science or chemical industry (cosmetic experience would be advantageous)
Previous experience of implementing new safety procedures
Excellent communication skills

Competitive salary + benefits package

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