Life Scientific International

We are recruiting – Regulatory Affairs executives

Do you want to be part of a team that’s focused on developing novel agrochemical products that will make a real difference to agriculture globally?

 Specialising in the development and registration of plant protection products, Life Scientific Ltd is now located its purpose built facility in Belfield Office park located adjacent to the UCD campus.

Together with our partner InVivo (, France’s largest co-op (€6billion global sales; 8,800 employees worldwide), we are expanding our R&D pipeline to support our global growth.

Our goal is to be the most successful agrochemical innovator ever. Everything we do supports this goal, scientifically and commercially. Our company culture is based on shared leadership and coupling responsibility to expertise; creating a flexible, collaborative environment for a uniquely rewarding and enjoyable work experience.

Life Scientific’s competitive advantage is based on being first to market. The laboratory and regulatory teams work seamlessly together to ensure the best possible outcomes in the shortest possible timeframes. Our Supply Chain team manage a virtual, global supply chain, sourcing active ingredients from China and outsourcing manufacturing to toll manufacturing partners in Europe.

Our products are quality assured by our Quality Compliance team, and sold through exclusive relationships with distributors in key chosen markets.

Due to ongoing growth of our product portfolio and entry into new markets, we have exciting opportunities in our Regulatory Affairs team for scientists who wish to put their knowledge and training to use in a fast-paced, results-focused commercial R&D environment.

The Regulatory Affairs team are responsible for obtaining and maintaining product registrations for Life Scientific products, based on exacting regulatory requirements. Currently working across EU markets, success comes in the form of achieving and retaining the authorisation of LSL products, through a variety of documentation.

These roles will be a fundamental part of our R&D team, and the successful candidates will be responsible for key deliverables, fundamental to the company’s long-term strategies in European and global markets. Core to our success is recruiting the right people who will thrive in our culture, enabling company performance to excel while also achieving their personal career goals.

Strong communication and organisational skills are key, as well as attention to detail and the focus to get the job done in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. This is a technically demanding, but very rewarding role for scientists looking to forge a career in a cutting-edge crop protection company.


If you’re looking for the opportunity to use your expertise and knowledge every day to make a difference, come join us.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation, review and approval of regulatory submissions for new product applications
  • Maintenance of existing authorisations across a number of countries
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities, external consultants, CROs, test facilities and other internal departments (e.g. laboratory) in support of product authorisations
  • Work with other regulatory teams to determine approval pathways to new markets
  • Regulatory affairs representative on cross-functional project teams
  • Preparation and review of guidance documents
  • Confidential management of sensitive and technical information, along with collating and communicating data to team members
  • Any other tasks deemed appropriate by Regulatory Affairs Manager


  • Excellent academic record in a life sciences discipline, e.g. BSc (mandatory), preferably agrochemical/chemistry based, minimum 2.1
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in regulatory affairs, ideally within an industrial setting
  • Ability to present clear and concise written arguments to support a specific regulatory or scientific position on a topic
  • Perform tasks in an accurate, timely and efficient manner
  • Excellent attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team, in meeting strict timelines
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and work in an environment with shifting priorities
  • Proactively seek to add value to processes, both existing and new
  • Performance driven, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel,
  • Proficiency in an EU language (French/German/Spanish/Italian) would be an advantage

If this role is of interest please send your application to