Regulatory Products Lead

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Flexible, UK, Flexible, Spain, Flexible, Germany

  • Closing Date
  • 14/10/2023

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo


Role: Regulatory Products Lead

Location: UK Flexible

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

Job ID: 2023-2015


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

At Ricardo, we offer an environment where your expertise will thrive, your creativity will flourish, and your contributions will directly impact industries that drive progress and positive change.


We're looking for a consultant at Principal to Associate Director level, combining technical expertise with a business mindset, to support, deliver, and expand our Regulatory Products Technical area.


This role offers a chance to join a growing team and business, contribute significantly to customer success, and further your career.


You'll work with a successful team, navigate evolving chemical regulations globally, and excel technically. Strong leadership, growth, and commercial skills are essential, along with knowledge of REACH and CLP in the UK and Europe, including SDS authoring, and broader chemical regulatory compliance expertise is a plus.


We encourage you to apply for this role if you have the following:

  • Experience managing and delivering a range of products and projects in the regulatory environment, directly and with a team of regulatory professionals.
  • Be team and development focused, working with a range of capability levels and skills sets to develop the individual and grow the capability of the function.
  • Have an extensive background in supply regulations (and potentially transport regs as well); expert knowledge of REACH; safety data sheet authoring, understanding how to classify both substances and mixtures and author a fully compliant safety data sheet., etc.
  • Performing and managing high quality technical consultancy in the field of chemical regulatory affairs.
  • Keep up to date with market trends and developments.
  • Contribute ideas to the development of business strategy with respect to regulatory.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to a range of people.


Your role will involve:

  • Undertaking a range of client work related to REACH and CLP.
  • Coaching and knowledge sharing with team members, helping others to grow their knowledge of the REACH, CLP and related regulations and how it applies to clients.
  • Understand the regulatory landscape and being an expert in this field.
  • Excellent project management and customer management skills, allowing you to manage our clients proactively, delivering excellence and winning repeat business.
  • Providing extensive technical knowledge especially in the area of REACH and/or SDS Authoring.
  • Working closely with our REACH Consultancy lead to collaborate and identify growth opportunities to support our clients.
  • Providing expert technical consultancy input to support the growth and development of technical regulatory consultancy products and services.
  • Identifying and helping to take forward opportunities that are uncovered through the technical work e.g., through technical conversations around REACH uncovering where the customer may require additional support in Safety Data Sheets, Poison Centres and Emergency Response or training opportunities.



Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Work life balance 

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 


Our core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus 8 flexible bank holidays, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.