Efficacy Expert for Plant Protection (m/f/d)



RIFCON GmbH is an independent scientific consulting company offering a competent and adaptable service portfolio for the registration of agrochemicals, biopesticides and biocides. Our head office is located in Hirschberg near Heidelberg in Germany. Our 180 employees offer services ranging from complete EU registration packages, general consultancy work to sophisticated GLP field studies and various combinations of these elements.

Efficacy Expert for Plant Protection - (m/f/d) - Ref. No 02-03.2021

Our efficacy team located in Hirschberg / Germany is looking for an efficacy expert with professional experience (full time).

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

The candidate will be involved in various aspects of registration activities for plant protection products and biopesticides under Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 including:

  • Processing and evaluation of scientific data to assess efficacy of plant protection products and biorationals according to registration requirements and EPPO standards
  • Preparation of biological assessment dossiers, draft Registration Reports and Comparative Assessments according to current EU regulations, EPPO Guidance and national requirements
  • Preparation of expert statements and replies to authority requests
  • Preparation of study protocols for field trials
  • Study monitoring of efficacy field trials
  • Exchange with authorities and CROs
  • Project lead and customer care

Your Qualification:

  • Scientific background (agricultural scientist/ agricultural biologist or similar discipline)
  • Professional experience in BAD writing is an asset
  • Knowledge of EU regulations, EPPO Guidance and national requirements is preferred
  • Expertise in efficacy evaluations using ARM ST
  • Personal experience in conducting/ evaluating and monitoring of efficacy trials is advantageous
  • Experience in project management
  • Very good level of written and spoken English, other language skills are advantageous
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and team player skills

Our Offer:

  • Attractive working environment including indefinite contract and multifaceted tasks
  • To work as part of a dedicated international team of scientists and staff
  • Possibility of professional development and occupational education
  • An option to widen your personal network in the area of industry, science and regulatory authorities
  • High degree of project and self-responsibility
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Friendly and family working atmosphere
  • Home office opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and part time models
  • Job ticket, employee parking spaces
  • Allowance regarding child care
  • Individual ergonomic advices, yoga
  • Team events
  • Free coffee, tea and water


If you meet our requirements, please apply in English or German and send us your application to

jobs@rifcon.de with the Ref. No.: No 02-03.2021 before 30th April 2021.

Please include a covering letter, your CV, a Letter of Reference and your salary expectation.

RIFCON GmbH – Niederlassung Hirschberg – Goldbeckstr. 13 – 69493 Hirschberg Phone: +49 6201 84528 00 – Mail: jobs@rifcon.de – Homepage: www.rifcon.de

Goldbeckstraße 13
69493 Hirschberg
Ref.-No. 02-03.2021
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