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Regulatory Affairs Manager Benelux (11334)

Job Title: Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate – Benelux


Job Type: Permanent


Location: Nuneaton/Remote Working


Hours: Full Time - 37.5


Salary: £Competitive + Company Benefits


The Role

The Regulatory Affairs team is responsible for legal compliance of all Holland & Barrett International's Foods & Food Supplements, Cosmetics, and Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products (THMPs).

Reporting to the Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager for VHMS, THRs & International, a vacancy has become available within the team for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate – NL/BE.

The role will suit a professional with Regulatory experience, and graduated in formulation science, Chemistry, Bioscience, Nutrition or a closely related scientific field; alternatively, qualified in regulation related to food or food supplements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of contact for all NL / BE regulatory queries and also act as the contact person for regulatory authorities.
  • Support various stakeholders with EU import related regulatory reviews / queries.
  • Support NPD by provision of expert regulatory advice and guidance on new, innovative cosmetics, food and food supplement formulations
  • Support the Labelling team, including approval of new product copy briefs and artwork.
  • Notification of the sale of food supplements for Belgium and other EU / non-EU countries
  • Review of product claims, marketing material, website sell copy and third-party packaging for legal compliance
  • Attendance of trade association meetings as and when required and keeping up to date with upcoming regulation changes. Communication of changes to the business and input into business strategy to deal with change.
  • EU wide notification of own-brand cosmetics products via the CPNP portal.
  • Provision of regulatory advice to various departments within the business including the Operations team, Commercial team and the Digital team.
  • To provide assurance that all materials, product formulations and finished products comply with all laid down quality specifications and any associated regulatory / legal requirements.
  • To respond to customer technical enquiries, complaints and adverse reactions.
  • Implementing programs to ensure that customer and supplier standards are met.
The Person
  • Can speak Dutch OR French fluently – This is essential.
  • Experience within Regulatory Affairs, ideally in food supplements and / or cosmetics sector.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Solid collaborative, consultative, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team and offer guidance and support to more junior members of the team.


The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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Head Office - Samuel Ryder House
7 Barling Way, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, CV10 7RH
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