Expert Risk Assessment Human Toxicology


Expert Risk Assessment Human Toxicology

Within the Business Unit Regulatory services, located in Utrecht

Who are we?

Triskelion is an internationally orientated contract research organization with innovative services in the Chemistry, Food, Feed, and Pharma sectors. We improve and safeguard the health and well-being of people by ensuring the quality, safety and functioning of food, medicines and chemical products. Through personal involvement, high quality research and professional advice, we support our customers in the development of products that contribute to a better quality of life. Triskelion is a company with about 90 employees.

Your field of work

The business unit Regulatory Services offers industry and authorities the expertise needed to guarantee the safety of industrial chemicals, biocides and plant protection products for humans and the environment.

To strengthen the business unit, we are looking for an enthusiastic colleague for assessing risks (hazards and exposure) of chemicals, biocides and plant protection products.

You will join a professional organization with an open culture, where people are strongly committed to taking initiative and personal responsibility. The customer focus combined with high-end scientific insight and knowledge of relevant laws and regulations ensure a unique positioning in the market.

Your jobs

  • Advise customers on registration strategy for their chemicals, biocides and plant protection products.
  • Build on customer relationships and write project proposals together with project managers.
  • Anticipate to regulatory changes in REACH, BPR and PPPR.
  • Write expert statements on human health related topics.
  • Literature search and processing of data.
  • Compile (parts of) dossiers within the scope of REACH, BPR and PPPR.
  • Hazard assessment (classification and labelling, DNEL derivation) with regard to human toxicology.
  • Explore and evaluate opportunities for read-across strategies.
  • Perform toxico-kinetics assessments.
  • Perform exposure assessments by using human exposure models.
  • Contribute to socio-economic assessments and / or assessments of alternatives.
  • Review work performed by junior colleagues.
  • Report results to colleagues and customers.

Your qualities

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of human toxicology and the European chemical regulations.
  • Knowledge of and experience with tools required for REACH and Biocides or plant protection products dossier preparation and risk assessment (e.g. IUCLID, Chesar, QSAR and others).
  • Accurate, proactive and problem-solving.
  • Expertise in human exposure assessment would be highly appreciated.
  • Comfortable working under time pressure related to regulatory. deadlines.
  • Positive, energetic attitude and able to inspire (junior) teammates as well as to work independently.
  • Good written and oral expression skills in the English language, and preferably also in Dutch.
  • Extensive experience in data analysis with Microsoft office and Excel spreadsheets and formulas (including VBA) is a pro.

Our offer

  • Challenging projects with various (inter-)national clients.
  • Opportunities to develop as an expert in the field of Risk Assessment
  • A collegial and informal working atmosphere.
  • Flexible secondary conditions of employment including 33 days off and a 13th months’ salary.
  • A full-time position. Part-time fulfilment with a minimum of 32 hours is negotiable.

Application and Information

Do you have questions about this vacancy? Please contact Jochem Rutters, Unit Manager Regulatory Services, or 06 5000 7486.

Would you like to apply for this job? Send your application (CV + motivation letter) to, quoting reference: 20230408

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.

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