Senior Safety Advisor Cosmetics

Senior Safety Advisor Cosmetics

My client is an innovating, dynamic and growing international pharmaceutical company in Switzerland, Vaud Canton. Due to this growth my client is looking for Senior Safety Advisor cosmetics to lead activities of safety and toxicology aspects for raw materials and finished products.

Senior Safety Advisor Cosmetics


Safety of raw materials:

    • Release safety certificate of raw materials for Development
    • Provide toxicological data of new raw materials
    • Management raw material data to support reg dossier (Safety parts, INCI)
    • Support Vigilance group, global customer service and project teams on safety and innovation support
    • Manage expertise for ingredients/products in terms of production issues
  • Leader to deliver Safety assessment of bulk/finished products and/or participate when contracted out and calculate safety margin of all ingredients per formula
  • Provide support for first assessment of a new cosmetic formula
  • Observe and give update of legislation changes regarding raw material and ingredients
  • Manage all outsourced activities within domain of expertise
  • Write safety section of dossier and defend product with Agencies as needed
  • Organize a Data base on safety ingredients for the unit
  • Establish KPIs and Track / monitors the performance to improve them further
  • Support all activities related to Safety in liaison with Claims Development and Product Development and provide necessary expertise and support decision globally in this field


  • PhD master in toxicology /chemistry / pharmacy or equivalent with minimum 10 years’ experience in Safety assessment
  • Strong experience in cosmetics
  • Strong experience with safety and toxicology aspects.
  • Proof of safety assessor courses including certificates
  • Proven record of experience in safety assessments of ingredients and cosmetic products marked WW
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Expert level oral and written English

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Marine Dollat

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