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Study Director - Pesticides

East Midlands   •  Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


An opportunity has arisen for a Study Director to join a reputable organisation that specialise in pesticide residue analysis and conduct regulatory studies on behalf of agrochemical companies for the registration of plant protection products. As a Study Director you will take responsibility of a variety of key result areas including but not limited to, method development, technical testing, quality control and study management.

To be successful as a Study Director you should hold a chemistry or closely related degree, possess excellent analytical skills and knowledge and have a proven track record within the pesticide and or agrochemical sector.

Study Director Responsibilities:

  • Approval of the study plan and any amendments to the study plan.
  • Ensuring that all study personnel receive a copy of the study plan and amendments, in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring that the study plan and the final report for a multi-site study identify and define the role of any Principal Investigators and any test facilities and test sites involved in the conduct of the study.
  • Ensuring that the procedures specified in the study plan are followed and assess and document the impact of any deviations from the study plan on the quality and integrity of the study.
  • Ensuring that all raw data generated are fully documented and recorded.
  • Ensuring that computerised systems used in a study have been validated.
  • Signing and dating the final study report to indicate acceptance of the responsibility for the validity of the data and to indicate the extent to which the study complies with the principles of GLP.
  • Ensuring that after completion of the study, the study plan, the final report, raw data and supporting material are transferred to the archivist.
  • Ensuring that work is carried out to a consistently high standard in accordance with the Principles of Good Laboratory Practice, Study Protocols, Standard Operating procedures, and appropriate study guidelines.

Study Director Skills & Requirements:

  • Hold a chemistry or closely related degree.
  • Possess excellent analytical skills and technical aspects related to pesticide residue analysis.
  • Have a proven track record within the pesticide and or agrochemical sector.
  • Familiar with the principles of GLP.
  • Knowledge of regulatory affairs and relevant guidelines associated with registration of agrochemicals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary £. Competitive + Benefits

If you have the skills and experience required to fill this vacancy and are looking for a new, exciting challenge then get in touch with Gareth Emmett at Cranleigh Scientific with your CV.


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6796
  • Posted: 18th February 2021
  • Expires: 18th March 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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