Regulatory Specialist (Cosmetics)

  • Ryde, Isle of Wight
  • Full-time

Don’t miss your opportunity to become part of our Great British beauty 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 be responsible for ensuring that the Liz Earle business complies 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, expertise in all things naturally active, and continuous growth, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Regulatory Officer with a cosmetics background to be part of something truly special!

As the sole Regulatory Specialist at Liz Earle you will be working closely with the wider Liz Earle Technical Team and our counterparts at WBA International Regulatory Affairs. A large proportion of your role 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 ensuring our internal Liz Earle and WBA policies and procedures are adhered to. You will also ensure that all regulatory intelligence and information on ingredients, formulas, testing and packaging is made available for the specific teams and 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 all pack copy and advertising and ensuring all related marketing literature is substantiated and compliant. To operate effectively and to manage risk to the business, you will allocate sufficient time to keeping up to date with regulatory changes, disseminating this information and assessing implications, while proceeding to raise awareness internally on the impact this has on the Liz Earle product portfolio.

Who are we looking for?
To be successful for the role you will be degree qualified with several years’ experience in the cosmetics industry within the regulatory area, including international exposure. You will work effectively under pressure across multiple projects. Your experience will be from a like for like Regulatory Officer role and as such, as a credible expert in the field of cosmetic regulations, you will have first class communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to influence and provide guidance to stakeholders.

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. An expert problem solver, you will have the ability to understand and manage complex and sometimes conflicting regulatory issues across multiple projects, 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 will be comfortable 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 experts all working towards taking our British brand to the next level!

In addition to 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, hover travel will be paid for! This really is your chance to be part of something special. #joinlizearle

How to apply

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  • Attach your CV, covering letter and current salary details.
  • Internal closing date: Fri 20th July 2018

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.