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Regulatory Affairs Specialist - 12 month Maternity cover

Our Client has an urgent vacancy for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist reporting into the CFT Regulatory Affairs Manager, EMEA this position is a regulatory role critical to the Client’s Cosmetic business for the UK, EU and other regions within EMEA.

This is a 12 month Maternity cover to start as soon as possible!

Key responsibilities include

  • Ensure that Cosmetic products comply with EU/EMEA regulations with a focus on pack copy content, ingredients and claims permissibility.

  • Notifies cosmetic products on the EU Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP), UK CPNP (post- Brexit) and submits cosmetic product notifications to the Albanian Ministry of Health.

  • Understands Safety Data Sheets and CLP Chemical Notification process required for Home Fragrance Products; supports notifications in Central Europe and IMED.

  • Answers CE consumer questions for cosmetic products received through customer services in the UK and Poland.

  • Participates in specific business projects as required.

  • Candidates with Cosmetics experience will be considered you do not need to be an expert in Fragrances!


  • To be successful, the person in this role must have scientific and / or regulatory experience, be able to manage priorities for a range of key tasks, work independently and as part of a team and should be self-motivated, organised and detail oriented.

  • Flexibility is required to address changing priorities.

  • Ideally this person would be multi-lingual, but must speak English (Polish desired)

  • Degree level educated in cosmetic sciences, or other scientific discipline (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology)

  • Relevant experience working within the cosmetic or medical industry.

  • Ability to understand scientific Regulatory requirements is desired.

  • Experience in being participating in cross-functional project teams is desired.

  • Product notification on the EU Cosmetic Product Portal is desired and / or have a willingness to learn.

  • Other skills required include time management, computer literacy (excel, word, PowerPoint and ability to learn company specific IT systems), team-working and working independently.

  • Excellent communication at all levels required

  • This role also requires person to learn and understand the key components of the EU Cosmetic Regulation impacting the Client’s products

  • Knowledge of the cosmetic industry and associated regulation is desired.



Regulatory Affairs Specialist - 12 month Maternity cover

Northamptonshire, UK
Experienced Non-Manager

Published on 10 Dec 2019