The International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to advancing non-animal safety testing approaches for cosmetics and their ingredients. ICCS’s membership includes a diverse range of stakeholders such as cosmetic manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, NGOs, research/trade associations, and more. ICCS carries out its mission through research, education, and regulatory engagement, with the aim of enhancing cosmetics safety.
Job Type: Full-time
General Description and Primary Responsibilities:
As the Human Health Sciences Project Manager at ICCS, you will have a crucial role in supporting human health scientific programs and safety testing initiatives. This position involves managing research projects, collaborating with a team of scientists, and working with external partners to contribute to ICCS’s mission of improving cosmetics safety.
Scientific Project Management:
- Manage human health scientific projects related to cosmetics safety testing, ensuring alignment with the organization’s goals and industry best practices.
- Support research initiatives, including the design and implementation of new safety testing methodologies.
- Monitor the progress of ongoing projects, identify potential issues, and implement corrective actions to meet project milestones.
- Prepare and run meetings, including tasks such as scheduling, documenting minutes, and creating agendas.
- Assist in project delivery, including support for project proposals, engaging consultants/service providers, and handling contracts.
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with industry partners, regulatory agencies, and academic institutions to promote collaboration and access the latest scientific developments.
- Represent the organization at relevant conferences, symposiums, and industry events to advance ICCS’s mission and share its research.
Quality Assurance and Compliance:
- Ensure all safety testing processes adhere to regulatory requirements and industry standards.
- Collaborate with quality assurance teams to establish robust quality control measures and maintain accurate records of testing procedures and results.
Data Analysis and Reporting:
- Support the analysis of safety testing data and research findings, offering actionable insights and recommendations to stakeholders.
- Assist in preparing comprehensive reports and presentations on research outcomes, presenting complex scientific concepts in a clear and accessible manner.
As a Human Health Sciences Project Manager at ICCS, you’ll join a dynamic and passionate team committed to advancing cosmetics safety without animal testing on a global scale. This role provides opportunities for professional growth and allows you to make a significant contribution to consumer protection in the cosmetics industry.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Advanced degree (Master’s preferred) in a relevant scientific discipline, such as toxicology, cosmetics, biology, or a related field.
- Knowledge of human health safety assessments.
- Demonstrated initiative and team management skills, with a track record of leading successful research projects.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex scientific information to diverse audiences.
- A proactive, organized, and detail-oriented approach to project management.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment and build relationships with external stakeholders.
Desirable Skills and Experience:
- Proven experience in scientific program management, preferably in human health safety or related areas.
- Experience working in multi-stakeholder collaborations to address scientific and/or policy challenges.
- Knowledge of cosmetics safety regulations, guidelines, and industry best practices.
- Work experience with membership or multi-stakeholder organizations.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply for this position through ICCS’s official application process, which may be available on the organization’s website or the relevant job board where the position is posted.