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Regulatory Specialist

Requisition ID: 53107 
Position Type: FT Permanent 
Workplace Arrangement:   

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

Key responsibilities

•  Implements changes to standard documentation based on new regulations as needed.

•  Develops a regional network of experts to support and develop knowledge.

•  Actively participates in Kerry's Regulatory Affairs Steering Group (

•  Works as a customer champion to ensure documentation turnaround time consistently meets or beat the customer segmentation and service level agreements.

•  Acts as the regulatory liaison to account managers, customer care for standard documentation requests, recipe change management, vendor documentation collection and other duties as assigned.

•  Executes against functional initiatives.

•  Works in partnership with regulatory team members and other Kerry colleagues.

•  Supports internal / external stakeholders by providing standardized technical information including site quality technical packets and customer questionnaires.

•  Creates and maintains regulatory documents.

•  Manages emerging issues (i.e. be the point of contact to internal stakeholders to solve customer issues as required).

•  Understands & shares best practice / trends internally (i.e. Knowledge management across Regions)

•  Performs various duties assigned from manager (e.g. Queries, Projects, Audit support)

•  Routine metrics reporting to the business and attendance at business meetings as required.

•  Leads regulatory-related business projects as appropriate.

•  Develops relationships with customer contacts to facilitate continued/improved business relationship.

•  Processes recipe changes (ECORs, Kerry Tracks), requests for information for sample delivery, collects vendor documentation for raw materials.

Qualifications and skills

Functional Competencies

•  Full understanding of relevant regulations globally.

•  Key technical contact for identified customers, with responsibility to foster good relationships.

•  Understanding Food Industry structure and regulatory implications

•  Food regulatory & legislative knowledge

•  Capability to train and support junior members of the department/ RDA function as appropriate

•  Ability to identify opportunities for the regulatory function to enable business growth

Language Requirements

•  Fluent in English

Technical Competencies

•  Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office

•  Experience in SAP and Optiva systems an advantage

•  Fluency in English. Fluency in another language an added advantage

Qualifications and skills

•  5+ years post grad in food / pharma regulatory or quality industry   

•  Food industry knowledge

•  Executes using established processes and structures.

•  Analytical, self-starter, decisive and able to perform under pressure and a team player; able to take instruction and perform work accordingly

•  Possess good co-operation / communication / presentation / interpersonal and organization skills

•  Excellent communication skills

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

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