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ReachCentrum assists industries to become compliant with REACH regulation on chemical substances. REACH mandates chemical companies to register their substances manufactured or imported in a joined effort with other potential registrants of the same substance. In order to prepare the necessary communication and decision making processes, companies organize themselves in REACH consortia.
Currently ReachCentrum is managing about 100 consortia and the demand is growing. It is also expected that many companies require support with the 2018 deadline registration, not necessarily organized in a consortium. As a result ReachCentrum is seeking an experienced project manager.
The Project Manager supports REACH customers by managing the entire administration of the consortium. Depending on the stage, this position requires solid project management, a high level of executing administrative responsibilities and basic financial skills.
ReachCentrum has extended its product portfolio over the past several years and intends to further develop new services. Depending on the experience of the candidate, they will contribute in the development of the services and the execution of consultancy.
Additional requirements include: REACH expertise, negotiation, collaboration with companies advocating common interests.
Project Manager leads the project management of new and existing consortia, support projects and consultancy.
Project Manager reports to the Managing Director and is supported by ReachCentrum staff.
The ideal candidate has:
If you are interested, please forward your CV and covering letter highlighting the vacancy of Senior Project Manager ReachCentrum to Shane.Francis-Myles@erm.com, before July 3rd 2015.
New ownership of ReachCentrum
Please note that as of May 22, 2015, ReachCentrum is now owned by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the world’s leading sustainability consultancy. ReachCentrum remains a distinct legal entity and will continue to operate as such under this new ownership. ReachCentrum was previously run by Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, which established ReachCentrum in 2006.Read more
ERM has assumed full ownership of Brussels-based professional services body ReachCentrum, a niche player in the registration market for REACH, the European Union’s Regulation on chemicals and their safe use. The acquisition is an important part of ERM’s growth strategy and builds its position in and access to the Chemical Sector. In time, we expect that additional services related to dossier registration and consortium management to be available, as a key part of ERM’s product sustainability offering. ERM will make its tools and support available to further extend the excellence of ReachCentrum’s services.
The close of the acquisition follows the announcement of the Share Purchase Agreement in April. To read the original announcement, please visit: http://www.reachcentrum.eu/component/news/news/100-reachcentrum-has-been-acquired-by-erm.htmlRead more
Following April 16th announcement on ReachCentrum’s upcoming acquisition by ERM, ReachCentrum would like to clarify its position regarding the services it provides related to the EU Biocidal Product Regulation.
ReachCentrum shall honour the Agreements it has with its clients and undertakes to perform cost-effective and high quality services within this sector. We are confident that our well established expertise regarding consortia management and our result-driven approach are guarantees of our high-level engagement and quality management.Read more
In an interview to ChemicalWatch, Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, calls for more transparency in product authorisation evaluations under the biocidal products Regulation (BPR). Raf Bruyndonckx, biocides sector group manager for Cefic, calls on the authorities to report, not only broad figures, but also reveal the average timelines for product authorisation and mutual recognition procedures. “We need to dive into the detail of where there could be problems,” Mr Bruyndonckx says. “When it comes to the active substance authorisation process, we know where the specific issues are, which means we can intervene and help. But the product authorisation evaluations are still a black box to us.”
The full article is available on Biocide Hub of ChemicalWatch.Read more
ReachCentrum, the Cefic subsidiary and a niche player in the Registration market for REACH, has been acquired by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), according to an announcement published today. A Share Sale and Purchase Agreement was signed on March 30 between Cefic and ERM. Final arrangements are now underway and the acquisition is expected to be completed by end May.Read more