Regulatory Project Manager Biocides



ARCHE Consulting, located in Ghent and Leuven, provides regulatory compliance services for manufacturers or importers of chemicals, biocides, cosmetics, plant protection products, fertilizers, and plant bio-stimulants. We guide our clients through the complex regulatory landscape to secure national or EU market access for their products.

With a strong track record of more than 25 years, our team of experts provide timely and cost-effective strategic support in several regulatory areas, including:

  • Product registration for market approval
  • Data gap analyses
  • (Eco)toxicology, exposure modelling & risk assessment
  • Test monitoring
  • Dossier compilation and submission
  • Communication/advocacy with competent authorities

At ARCHE Consulting, we are dedicated to fostering a sustainable environment and a healthy workplace while ensuring market access for chemicals and products. We are well-positioned to support our clients in meeting the goals of the European Green Deal and the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, which aims to create a toxic-free environment in the EU. We can help you avoid the use of harmful chemicals and boost your innovation for safe and sustainable solutions.


Job description

You will be part of a team dealing with several chemical legislations (REACH, Biocidal Products Regulation, Plant Protection Products Regulation, etc.) and with expertise in several domains (chemistry, toxicology, environmental fate, ecotoxicology, etc.). In your role, you will:

  • Manage regulatory projects in the framework of the Biocidal Products Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 528/2012);
  • Coordinate and contribute to technical work performed by a team of experts;
  • Compile dossiers based on expert input, monitor consistency between dossier sections, and redact summary documents;
  • Address regulatory questions from clients;
  • Liaise with member states (pre- or post-submission of a dossier);
  • Remain aware of new regulatory and procedural requirements;
  • Maintain client relationships;
  • Prepare proposals/quotes;
  • Build a network within the industry, e.g. by attending meetings and regulatory conferences, and follow up on industry trends.

Your profile

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (bio-engineering, biology, chemistry, environmental sciences, …);
  • A minimum experience of 3 years within a regulatory environment;
  • Knowledge of the EU regulatory requirements for biocidal products;
  • Understanding of human health and/or environmental risk assessment approaches for biocidal products.

Required skills:

  • Strong project management skills including planning, organizing, and monitoring project execution within deadlines and budget constraints;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively interact with clients and team members, e.g. to agree on deliverables and timelines;
  • Analytical skills to assess regulatory requirements, market trends, and business opportunities;
  • Adaptability and problem-solving abilities to address challenges in regulatory compliance and business development;
  • Enjoying contact with clients and being service-minded;
  • Fluent in English.

The following qualifications are additionally considered beneficial:

  • A PhD in a relevant field;
  • A good command of other European languages (Dutch, French, …);
  • Experience with one of the following legislations: Plant Protection Products Regulation, REACH/CLP.


What do we offer

  • A challenging role in a growing company where you can apply and further develop skills.
  • A participative company culture, where you can take initiative, share your ideas and where your opinion counts.
  • A nice bunch of colleagues, always ready to help you and in for some fun. You’ll be able to get to know them even better during activities such as our monthly breakfast, weekly sport, yearly teambuilding activities and kids day.
  • Flexibility in the organization of your work (e.g. partial working from home), with eye for a healthy work/life balance, as long as the work gets done.
  • A competitive salary package, including extralegal benefits (group insurance, bonus system, health insurance) and a flexible reward plan, allowing you to select a number of benefits according to your needs and interests.
  • An attractive holiday system (20 + 12 days).
  • A professional environment which supports you in your personal development & growth, by means of internal/external trainings, coaching, etc.
  • An international dimension in your work.





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