Registration Specialist

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Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Sassenheim, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

In this role you will provide regulatory expertise and contribute to the execution regarding the information/dossier development, product registration and lifecycle management of biocidal products in Europe.

You will be expected to interact with various functions in the organization as appropriate to secure and maintain biocide product authorizations and registrations in Europe. As well as you'll be required to interact effectively with the relevant competent authorities to ensure the timely  approval of registration actions and compliance with other regulatory demands.


Key responsibilities include

  • Acting as a registration expert on Biocidal products registered or to be registered in Europe; securing and maintaining company biocide registrations according to the business plan and in compliance with EU regulations
  • Providing advice, analysis and expertise in EU Biocidal Products regulation (BPR) to internal stakeholders (RnD, Marketing, others).
  • Determining, negotiating and communicating registration requirements regarding data, documentation and other supporting information (& their format) to internal stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to create new and update existing product registration dossiers, assessing adequacy of data  to bring them into line with the BPR.
  • Communicating with regulatory authorities as and when necessary throughout the submission and review process.
  • Maintain centrally relevant legal database for the legally required period of time.


What do you bring?

  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Science, or equivalent.
  • Minimal 5 years of experience in the Regulatory field.
  • Good knowledge of some Registration processes and the regulations driving those, knowledge of specific laws around registrations such as BPR, CLP and Ecolabel.
  • Excellent knowledge of software tools like UCLID, R4PB, SAP-EHS, IA, Product Vision as well as the standard MS office software.
  • Good knowledge of English (verbally and in writing).
  • Sound technical knowledge of the paint and coatings products.
  • Knowledge of the AkzoNobel Paints and Coatings business requirements (e.g. Deco Woodcare or Wood Coatings).
  • Good communication skills (verbally, in writing and presentation).
  • Good understanding of market requirements and business processes in other functions such as marketing, HSE&S, operations and supply chain.
  • A proactive, competitive, results-oriented attitude.


Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • A competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays.
  • Participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan. 
  • Travel expenses to and from work.
  • Opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role.


More information and how to apply

We welcome your online application via Only online applications including resume, cover letter and grade list will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Marcel Thor, Talent Acquisition Partner, +31 880 030 731, option 2. Or send an email to

The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment might be part of the selection process. 

An employment screening may be part of the selection process. 



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 22921