Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Director in the Chemical Products and Technology division. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
This position is responsible for interacting with regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, scientific organizations and other trade associations. This position will support several groups within CPTD (referred to as “assigned groups” below) and will have a role in supporting CPTD-led science practice areas (e.g., ACC Center for Chemical Safety). This position will also have a role in providing and coordinating technical support between CPTD and other ACC divisions and report directly to the Senior Director, CPTD.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. and at least three years of relevant experience or M.S. and at least six years of relevant experience; subject matter expertise in chemistry, biology, epidemiology, toxicology, or chemical risk evaluation; experience with managing/facilitating groups to identify priorities and achieve shared goals and objectives; and excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing scientific papers and managing them through the peer review and publication processes, developing and delivering presentations at scientific meetings.
To learn more about us, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to H_R@americanchemistry.com.
Additional Salary Information: ACC offers medical, dental, vision as well as 401(k) matching contribution up to 6% and a 6% contribution to the Profit Sharing Plan, both vested immediately at 100%. Additionally, employees have access to a no cost onsite fitness center and subsidized yoga classes as well as eligibility for performance based merit increases and discretionary bonus program.
About American Chemistry Council
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $558 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation’s largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure.