Scientific Affairs Lead At Mondelēz International
Job DescriptionAre You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?
Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.
You execute the regulatory affairs strategy for your respective category or categories and geographical area and are responsible for the regulatory and policy compliance of our portfolio. You advocate for our regulatory positions to promote the removal of technical barriers and to enable our “Snacking Made Right” strategy. You leverage your established relationships with leading trade associations and government agencies to communicate our interests, and execute policies, regulatory programs and requirements.
How you will contribute
You will support on the regulatory affairs strategy and compliance agenda and work with cross-functional stakeholders to assess business risks and opportunities. You will provide your expertise for technical regulatory developments and help in responses to challenges and crisis management. In this role, you will ensure that ingredients, product composition, claims and labelling compliance are within applicable regulations and company policies. In addition, you will provide guidance and direction on potential opportunities to support strategic growth initiatives and propose and implement business solutions to external regulatory agencies. You will lead and develop strong and high-performing regulatory team.
What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and purpose, accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:
Regulatory affairs (senior level, industry, governmental, association background) and leading teams
Regulatory framework in geographical area of scope
Building collaborative relationships and networks to influence outcomes - communicating and influencing skills
Leading technical assessments
Leading teams and developing talent
Project management skills
More about this role
What you need to know about this position:
Manage Scientific & Regulatory affairs SARA team.
Support Implementation of snacking made right initiatives.
Acts as MENA Scientific Affair Leader when providing input to the development of project strategy and objectives.
Conduct Horizon Scanning for new regulation across the MENA region and compile report to business stakeholders.
Lead Regulatory Affairs input to the development of project strategy and objectives.
Champion Issue Management in the MEA region chartering the course of action and driving solutions.
Provide regulatory direction and insight to cross-functional teams to drive implementation of regulatory changes.
Advance brand initiatives by conducting situational analysis to provide credible SARA recommendations.
Collaborate with the Nutrition Strategy and Communications staff to achieve business objectives.
Executes against the project strategy and objectives by autonomously creating appropriate action plans to meet those objectives, leveraging prior experiences to create robust action plans. Analyzes results, makes recommendations and provides appropriate follow-up actions.
Lead new ingredient and formula assessment for compliance with Nutrition Charter and other claims.
Leads legal/brand discussions on regulatory aspects of claim substantiation.
Leverage global tools and lead regulatory assessment to provide required substantiation for MEA business objectives.
Provide regulation interpretation ensuring regulatory compliance and technical accuracy.
Ensure proper resources management & reporting.
Education / Certifications:
Bachelor's in Pharmacy, Sciences, or Chemical Engineering
Job specific requirements:
Minimum 10 years of experience in scientific and regulatory affairs in food sector
Work schedule: Full time