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Food Regulatory Advisor (German speaking role)

Vacancy Title: Food Regulatory Advisor (German speaking role)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: 2024-01-03
REF: J923245
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 5 months ago

Vacancy Description

Role-Food Regulatory Advisor (German speaking role)
Salary - Competitive
Location- Remote
Job Type- Permanent, Full Time (37.5hrs per week)
Benefits-25 holidays plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service and option to buy 5 days additional annual leave, Individual and family healthcare, life insurance option, Smart Spending reward (discounts on major retailers), Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay, Car Lease Options & Eye Care.

Russell Taylor Group are looking to recruit a Food Regulatory Advisor on behalf of our Food Labelling client. This is a complete remote role where you can be based in the UK or Europe. The main responsibility is to ensure that legal labelling requirements are met on all products, and to advise and translate German Food Law to their customers. This person must have some previous experience within regulatory affairs in the food industry and must be fluent in German. This is a chance to join one the largest teams in the business and gives you opportunity to work with some of the major retailers! If you meet the requirements and are interested in a new opportunity in 2024, please apply within.

The Role
• Review labelling on food products against regulation and customer policies.
• Liaise with German-speaking customers and explain labelling decisions and food laws and how to get this right.
• Challenge due diligence and compliance when required.
• Provide advice for regulatory and technical enquiries.
• Applying technical knowledge in areas including practice, policies, and guidance.
• Formulation review
• Specification and pack copy review
• Alignment check (PLV/PAC/CTS/RSR)

The Person
• Educated to degree level or equivalent in Food Law or regulatory subject.
• Must be fluent German due to the nature of the role. You must be articulate in written and oral communication.
• Good understanding of legal requirements and consumer trends.
• Some experience of working in a similar role and have experience with regulatory adaptations and any relevant changes due to new laws etc.
• Able to work with a high level of accuracy.
• Commercial awareness
• Confident to share knowledge and experience with customers and internal colleagues.
• Experience of risk-based decision making.

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