Scientific Officer - Health Products Distribution, Compliance

Closing date for applications: 08/08/2021



Reporting to the Cosmetic Products Manager, the role of the Scientific Officer is to assist in the operation of the Cosmetics section of the Health Products Distribution (HPD) section. The role involves the monitoring of cosmetic product compliance and serious undesirable effects principally through market surveillance and includes assessment of cosmetic products from the perspective of consumer safety and risk evaluation.

The Scientific Officer will assist in the investigation of compliance and vigilance cases; the examination and evaluation of safety assessments, including the toxicological component, of Product Information Files; evaluation of analytical reports received as a result of compositional analysis as well as submissions received through post-market surveillance. This includes an evaluation and assessment of the likely hazards associated with the use of the relevant substances in humans and their potential risk to the environment.

For more information please refer to the role profile below. Applications should be submitted via the HPRA Recruitment Portal.

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