Procter & Gamble is looking for an Associate Scientist in the Global Product Stewardship (GPS) department. This department is responsible in ensuring our products are safe for consumers as well as the environment and meet regulatory needs around the world.
This role will be based at our Corporate Headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria with remote support provided to both Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Very occasional travel will be required.
This individual is expected to work within a multi-functional internal team to provide and adhere to all necessary compliance criteria for all registration, regulatory and other Global Product Stewardship (GPS) needs in the Nigeria Selling & Market Organization (SMO) and partially West Africa region. The job requires the ability to gather, organize and interpret data from different scientific disciplines and mostly from internal technical functions (R&D, QA, Safety, PD, etc.). Also provide the necessary framework for influencing, managing and leveraging professional and regulatory relationships externally to deliver business results.
What Makes you an excellent fit:
Masters or BS (with 5-7yrs min experience in similar or related role) or equivalent in Life Science (Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, etc) or Chemistry. Other close disciplines with experience will be considered
Strong, proven track record of leadership and strong problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively participate and communicate with multi-functional teams and provide updates to management. Should have the ability to compile data, interpret and communicate in a simple and concise manner to both technical and non technical audiences
This role requires a high amount of interaction with other functions internally and strategic suppliers and agencies externally. Must have proven ability to work well with cross-functional team members
Must be self motivated with an ability to work independently when needed. Should be able to assess a complex situation, distil information, design a plan and communicate simply.