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Senior Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Manager

Senior Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Manager

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This role will lead a group of forward-thinking and knowledgeable Regulatory & Scientific Affairs professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to be a business partner with the commercial teams and engage Marketing, Sales, and the Technical Applications Group on the front end to enable speed to market with our products.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build a winning, results driven team, thinking and acting ‘people’ first. Ensure, through mentoring and training that the regulatory team demonstrates entrepreneurship and business partnership.
  • Build and drive the Nestlé RSA strategy in alignment with organizational priorities and lead your team to execute the strategy in alignement with USDA and FDA regulations.
  • Coach, mentor and advise on the execution of regulatory assessments in Innovation & Renovation, ensuring compliance of products by design of ingredients, labels, claims and communications.
  • Ensures ingredients, labels, claims and communications are in compliance with external regulations and Nestlé Standards.
  • Leverage expertise to stay ahead of industry trends and engage with the business to facilitate market entry into new/white space industries.
  • Actively engage with internal (Global RSA stakeholders, regulatory specialists in Nestlé R&D, etc.) and external stakeholders (US regulatory authorities, select trade associations etc.) as needed.
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams and support innovation projects and advocacy initiatives as needed.
  • Leverage strong stakeholder management skills to enable fast and reliable issue resolution in area of responsibility.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Requires BS/BA, preferably in nutrition and/or food science or legal, MS/MA preferred.

In-depth knowledge of the US food regulations is a plus.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of Nestlé business strategy, organization, policies and instructions related to regulatory
  • People management and a driven ability to encourage, lead, and empower teams
  • 7-10 years’ experience in regulatory affairs, compliance, nutrition or product development, with significant experience with FDA and/or USDA, preferably in the food & beverage industry
  • 5+ years people management experience
  • Domestic travel up to 20% required

 

SKILLS:

Understands and/or can learn the role and responsibilities of the position, including:

  • Improves overall department efficiency by encouraging team working behaviors across boundaries.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills and an ability to communicate regulatory & technical issues in lay terms.
  • Supports others in their development and builds a positive environment for long term development and growth.
  • Ability to influence partners through presentations, 1:1s, and briefs/proposals, along with formal presentations.

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. 

 


Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This role will lead a group of forward-thinking and knowledgeable Regulatory & Scientific Affairs professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to be a business partner with the commercial teams and engage Marketing, Sales, and the Technical Applications Group on the front end to enable speed to market with our products.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build a winning, results driven team, thinking and acting ‘people’ first. Ensure, through mentoring and training that the regulatory team demonstrates entrepreneurship and business partnership.
  • Build and drive the Nestlé RSA strategy in alignment with organizational priorities and lead your team to execute the strategy in alignement with USDA and FDA regulations.
  • Coach, mentor and advise on the execution of regulatory assessments in Innovation & Renovation, ensuring compliance of products by design of ingredients, labels, claims and communications.
  • Ensures ingredients, labels, claims and communications are in compliance with external regulations and Nestlé Standards.
  • Leverage expertise to stay ahead of industry trends and engage with the business to facilitate market entry into new/white space industries.
  • Actively engage with internal (Global RSA stakeholders, regulatory specialists in Nestlé R&D, etc.) and external stakeholders (US regulatory authorities, select trade associations etc.) as needed.
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams and support innovation projects and advocacy initiatives as needed.
  • Leverage strong stakeholder management skills to enable fast and reliable issue resolution in area of responsibility.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

Requires BS/BA, preferably in nutrition and/or food science or legal, MS/MA preferred.

In-depth knowledge of the US food regulations is a plus.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of Nestlé business strategy, organization, policies and instructions related to regulatory
  • People management and a driven ability to encourage, lead, and empower teams
  • 7-10 years’ experience in regulatory affairs, compliance, nutrition or product development, with significant experience with FDA and/or USDA, preferably in the food & beverage industry
  • 5+ years people management experience
  • Domestic travel up to 20% required

 

SKILLS:

Understands and/or can learn the role and responsibilities of the position, including:

  • Improves overall department efficiency by encouraging team working behaviors across boundaries.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills and an ability to communicate regulatory & technical issues in lay terms.
  • Supports others in their development and builds a positive environment for long term development and growth.
  • Ability to influence partners through presentations, 1:1s, and briefs/proposals, along with formal presentations.

307772 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. 

 


Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Arlington, VA, US, 22209


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Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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