Regulatory Compliance Manager

Date: 11 Jul 2024

Location: Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny, KK, IE, D24 XN47

Company: Glanbia



Regulatory Compliance Manager

Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny



Tirlán, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

Tirlán owns leading brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition.

A talented team across Ireland, the US, MEA and China, delivers annual revenues of over €3 billion. Our purpose is to nourish the world, while safeguarding our environment for future generations.



This role is responsible for delivering Tirlán’s food and feed regulatory compliance.

Here, you will be ensuring that associated internal standards and policies are understood & applied correctly for product formulations, specifications, labels, claims (made directly on products or indirectly in product related communications) at all stages of manufacturing, supply chain, storage, and distribution.



  • Ensure regulatory compliance across all Tirlán products (food & feed) produced in-house or at third-party manufacturers;
  • Responsible to oversee regulatory updates/changes and conveying these to the relevant work areas of business and incorporating those to new product regulatory reviews;
  • Verify that the regulatory information on new raw materials (new for use in Tirlán) and product/packaging declarations retrieved from suppliers and TPMs (third party manufacturers) is compliant to selling market’s regulatory requirements;
  • Responsible for  completing regulatory reviews of new products (in NPD projects) and existing products going to new markets
  • Responsible for organising topic-specific regulatory events (e.g., annual regulatory week) to raise regulatory awareness and keep wider stakeholders engaged with the evolving regulatory situations;
  • Provide regulatory consult in development of product specifications, claims, labels, services, and communications (for both food and feed categories) to ensure regulatory compliance and sign off the final documents (product specifications, labels, claims and communications) as regulatory lead;
  • Support our business by managing regulatory requests to ensure timely response to customers’ regulatory queries and internal regulatory requests;
  • Manage monthly review meeting (3M - Measure, Meet and Manage) of day-to-day tasks and Developing Tomorrow projects;
  • Provide support to manage regulatory share-point and document control for the regulatory relevant internal documents/SOPs.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in product regulatory compliance & specification management, including delivering product label compliance, claim rationalisation and verification.
  • Experience in agricultural, food or dairy industry;
  • Experience in managing regulatory requests and preparing balanced response/position to support and protect business against regulatory breaches
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Cross functional coordination and stakeholder management;
  • Drive for Results;
  • Planning and Organisation Skills;
  • Managing through quality and compliance systems;
  • Clear decision making based on regulatory requirements.

We offer

  • Hybrid Working;
  • Flexi-Friday;
  • Free parking;
  • Collaborative work culture;
  • Career progression opportunities.

About us

Through our expertise in research and development, customer insights, food safety and state-of-the-art manufacturing we bring innovative food and nutrition solutions to a global market.  Our new and vibrant headquarters in Kilkenny City operates as a collaboration hub where multi-functional teams come together in a hybrid work environment.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
We believe in the value of difference. We know that different perspectives, life experience and backgrounds can drive innovation and deliver growth.

We welcome people from all walks of life without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


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