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Food Additives and Flavourings Scientific Research Assistant

by:  Randstad Italia spa

The job offer is available for the following event:

Would you like to take the opportunity to work for a European Agency based in Parma, Italy? If you have a good proficiency in English and previous experience in chemistry and risk assessment this could be your chance to work in a multicultural and dynamic environment.

We are looking for a scientific assistant in the Food Additives and Flavourings area.

Responsibilities: 

Provide support to the Food Ingredients and Packaging Unit in areas related to chemistry and specifications, in particular with respect to the preparatory work leading to the development of scientific outputs falling under theh remit of the Food Additives and Flavourings Panel. 

  • Contribute to the work programme of the unit;
  • Contribute to timely and effective planning to meet priorities and deadlines within the work programme of the Unit; 
  • Contribute administratively and scientifically to internal meetings and to coordinate specific tasks/actions within the work programme of the unit;
  • Contribute to compliance with legal and regulatory requierements: contribute to the effective preparation of meetings, including timely provision of background information and other relevant documents; 
  • Contribute to coordinate areas of work requiring certain level of expertise and implement projects with the area of responsibility;
  • Provide support in the implementation of specific procedures in the respective area; 
  • Provide support to internal and external collaboration initiatives, informing the management on key developments and emerging issues in the respective area. 

Requirements: 

  • Excellent knowledge of English (at least B2 level)
  • Bachelor's and/or master's degree in science or related areas; 
  • Experience in drafting scientific/academic reports in formal English; 
  • At least 6 months of relevant working experience in one of the following areas: chemistry, food chemistry and technology;  
  • Knowledge of EU regulations and/or procedures applicable to the evaluation of flavouring substances and food additives is to be considered an asset; 
  • Working with others, analysis and problem solving, drive for results, good level of autonomy.

Assignment: initial contract 3 months with possibility of extension. Initially working from home. 

Salary: approx €1850 per month before taxes.

Work modalities: initially working remotely from Italy only, relocation to Parma required in the future.

To apply for this position please send your English Europass template Cv to efsa@randstad.it

List of restrictions that apply to this job offer:

Being a EU national or a non-EU national with residence permit in Italy

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