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Date posted:  Jan 13, 2021

Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE

Job Function:  HESQ
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5679

Product Stewardship and Compliance Expert

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Corporate HESQ has an overall governance function for HESQ in Yara. It provides guidance and support to all operational units in Yara through a network of HESQ contacts. 
A wide range of activities is covered related to health, environment, security, occupational and process safety, product stewardship, chemical compliance (REACH, CLP and GHS), certification, HSE auditing  and product and emergency response and crisis management.

We are currently looking for a Product Stewardship and Compliance Expert, within the Product Stewardship and Compliance unit. Specifically, the Product Stewardship and Compliance Expert will work within the area of Chemical Compliance and report to Rune Bratteberg, unit head.


•    Manage registration and notification of chemical substances in Yara products
•    Provide expertise in regulatory framework like REACh, GHS/CLP, FPR (Fertilizer Product Regulation)
•    Develop and improve work processes for data management, labelling and FPR
•    Support Yara BUs HESQ and product management with regulatory advice
•    Evaluate toxicological and ecotoxicological data
•    Evaluate, assign and describe use of products in relation to REACH requirements
•    Contribute to chemical safety assessment for products, substances and product groups
•    Contribute to continuous improvement of way of working:

  •     Focus on automation of work processes
  •     Explore and utilize functionalities and opportunities with IT-tools
  •     Actively share knowledge and provide training


•    PhD. in chemistry or other relevant disciplines and/or extensive experience with regulatory work within chemical industry or from public sector.
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience preferably in or with, chemical industry and/or authorities, Regulatory/REACH and HESQ.
•    Structured and systematic way of working with an analytical and curious mindset.
•    Able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary, multicultural environment with many different levels of expertise. 
•    Collaborative and communicative attitude.
•    Ability to work efficiently on individual basis as well and enjoy being a team player 
•    Fluency in English is a requirement. Other languages is an advantage.

Additional Information

The position is based in Brussels.

Contact details

Rune Bratteberg
Head of Product Stewardship and Compliance
Phone: +47 90026219


Riccardo Mulato
Director, Chemical Compliance
Phone: +39 335 6325540


Tim Baelus
HR Business Partner
Phone: +32 495888711

Apply no later than

January 24.

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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