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US Crop Protection and Western State Regulatory Leader

Company: Corteva, Inc.
Location: Woodland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Who are we, and what do we do?

At Corteva Agriscience, you will help us grow what's next. No matter your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture - leading breakthroughs in the innovation and application of science and technology that will better the lives of people all over the world and fuel the progress of humankind.

You will lead efforts to obtain and maintain registrations of our crop protection products by collaborating across large networks, both internally and externally. Your innate ability to advocate and negotiate will be a key driver to success as you represent Corteva to external regulatory authorities (EPA, State regulatory bodies, including California DPR, etc.) and internally across various disciplines within Corteva (product stewardship, commercial, marketing, science, etc.). Other key activities include active participation in business teams providing leadership on regulatory strategy and tactics, leading state activities in California and other state agencies and engagement in external organizations and committees to shape public policy and advocate for Corteva.

While this position can be based remotely, we do require the applicant to reside with-in the state of California.


How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you:

* Lead in the development, communication, and implementation of a US molecule regulatory strategy to obtain and maintain registrations ensuring the company has the "right-to-sell" in the local market.
* Accountable for leading state regulatory efforts in support of US business objectives, ensuring state and federal regulatory alignment, effective strategy development and strong cross functional connection to state regulatory officials.
* Ensures Corteva maintains an industry leading reputation and working relationship with US state regulatory officials.
* Engage on Local Product Concept Teams with Commercial and IFS (Biology), providing leadership on regulatory strategy and tactics contributing to the development and achievement of US business objectives for both federal and state.
* Coordinate country regulatory strategy development, communication, and implementation with the Global Regulatory Leaders and Global Business teams.
* Personal and team leadership for the preparation and delivery of complex registration and data packages to meet US registration needs (federal and state).
* Maintain accountability for planning and management of the country regulatory budget for your molecules, will receive guidance from the US Crop Protection Regulatory Team Leader or designee.
* Serve as a key advisor on country regulatory matters to the Global Regulatory Leader and their respective networks.
* Develop an in-depth knowledge of Corteva products and their registration status.
* Lead US Regulatory Teams made up of resources as needed to achieve a molecule's local regulatory strategy.
* Accountable for the completeness and accuracy of all regulatory submissions related to a molecule.
* Create and maintain positive relationships with key government representatives.
* Identify, prioritize, and resolve issues that could impact a registration before, during and after initial registration.
* Identify, communicate, and resolve issues that could have impact across registrations.
* Develop a working relationship with Government Affairs/External Affairs to plan and execute advocacy strategies to enhance registration success of their molecules.
* Represent Corteva regarding industry issues via participation on and leadership of task forces, working groups, etc.
* Maintain full awareness of molecule/product project plans and provide timely communication to the Regulatory and Commercial teams of critical regulatory milestones and issues.
* Guide and mentor Science Subject Matter Experts, Regulatory Specialists, and Regulatory Assistants leading to create and carry out effective registration strategies for products



What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

* B.S. in science or engineering related discipline (organic chemistry, formulation chemistry, engineering, biochemistry, plant pathology, entomology, analytical chemistry, agronomy, toxicology, etc.)
* At least six years of professional work experience in the agriculture industry with responsibilities closely tied to regulatory efforts.


* Highly preferred - Experience in US crop protection regulatory affairs and FIFRA pesticide law.
* M.S. or higher in science or engineering related discipline.
* Experience in crop protection regulatory sciences (risk assessment, environmental fate, etc)


Let's peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!

Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave

Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more

Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment

And much, much more!

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.

Start by applying to this opportunity today!


Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $97,000 - $148,000 yearly. This reflects a reasonable estimate of the targeted base salary for this role. This role is also eligible for an annual bonus. Based on factors such as geographic location and candidate qualifications, actual base pay is determined when an employment offer is made. In addition, this position includes benefits where you can learn more here.

Keywords: Corteva, Inc., Woodland , US Crop Protection and Western State Regulatory Leader, Other , Woodland, California

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