Regulatory Specialist (Cosmetics)

  • Ryde, Isle of Wight
  • Full-time

Don’t miss your opportunity to become part of our fast-growing British brand!


A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for an experienced Cosmetics Regulatory Specialist to join our growing brand. Based from our head office in Ryde, the role will ensure that the Liz Earle business is compliant with the UK and Global product specific regulations across ingredients, product testing, claims substantiation, artwork, and product notification/registration to mention but a few. With our unique brand story and expertise in all things naturally active, this is an exciting opportunity for a Regulatory Officer with a cosmetics background.

What is this role all about?

As the sole Regulatory Specialist at Liz Earle you'll be working in collaboration with the wider Liz Earle Technical Team and our counterparts at WBA International Regulatory Affairs. A large proportion of your time will be to ensure product compliance and correct registration/notifications across NPD and existing portfolio. You will ensure compliance with appropriate regulations in all markets we operate in, while also making sure we adhere to internal Liz Earle and WBA policies and procedures. You will also ensure the business wide availability of all regulatory intelligence and information on ingredients, formulas, testing and packaging and ensure this is regularly updated and business impact analysis is performed.


Additionally, you will be responsible for claims approvals, collaborating closely with the WBA Claim Integrity Team to ensure product claims are substantiated in line with WBA policies and technical standards. This involves making sure all marketing literature, pack copy and advertising is substantiated and compliant. Additionally, you will keep up to date with regulatory changes, assess the implications and raise awareness internally on the impact this has on the product portfolio.


So, Who are we looking for?

A degree qualified specialist with several years’ experience in the cosmetics industry within the regulatory area, including international exposure. Your experience will be from a like for like Regulatory Specialist role and as such, as a credible specialist in the field of cosmetic regulations, you will have first class interpersonal skills along with the ability to influence and provide guidance to colleagues.


You will operate well within a matrix structure, reporting directly to the Technical Director at Liz Earle, while working closely with our WBA counterparts across regulatory, legal, claims and safety. Extremely organised with first class attention to detail and an analytical mind, you will operate at the heart of our business managing risk and protecting our brand. A skilled problem solver, you navigate complex and conflicting regulatory issues with ease, suggesting and driving solutions to ensure no disruption to the product supply. This involves liaising with external bodies and authorities. In addition to strong technical expertise around cosmetic regulations you will live up to our precious recipe – We Care More, We Never Settle, We Are One Team.


To flourish at Liz Earle, you are at ease with ambiguity and change, approaching each day with positivity and resilience while taking full ownership for your deliverables.

What can we offer you in return?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team of Technical specialists all working towards taking our British brand to the next level! 


On top of a competitive salary, our benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, life insurance, 50% personal product discount and a goodie box each month! Additionally, if you are travelling from the mainland, we'll pay your hover travel! This really is your chance to be part of something special. #joinlizearle

How to apply

  • Email recruitment@lizearle.com
  • Copy and paste the job type and location of the role you are applying for in the subject line.
  • Attach your CV, covering letter and current salary details.

Please note

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive for our roles, we are unable to personally reply to all applications and only successful candidates will be contacted. Please do feel free to apply again in the future if you see something else you are interested in.

Liz Earle Beauty Co. is an equal opportunities employer, part of Walgreens Boots Alliance. We work closely with our Global Brands recruitment partners within the wider WBA and may share your information internally for recruitment purposes only. Where we do this, we ensure they give your information the same level of care and security as we do in accordance with GDPR. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period of twelve (12) months and may contact you about alternative vacancies.