Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D24

Company: Glanbia

Regulatory Affairs Specialist


Glanbia Performance Nutrition


John this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


The Regulatory Affairs Specialist is responsible for supporting product commercialization, for GPN owned and contract brands, for all activities involving regulatory compliance from concept to launch.  This role will play a critical role in delivery of the growth objectives of the EMEA region. 


Ensuring Product Compliance to local regulations

  • Ensure Formula, Ingredient and Label compliance as per local regulations.
  • Creation and management of Label Specification Sheets (collaborating technical and marketing information) for GPN Innovation (Branded Innovation, Product Enhancements and Line Extensions).
  • Conduct regulatory reviews of current GPN Labels/Websites and recommend changes.
  • Experience with evaluating and editing promotional materials for food and food supplements.
  • Advise on nutrition & health claims to be used on labels and on marketing material.
  • Support product notifications as per business needs ensuring supply continuity

Managing External Regulatory / Govt. bodies / Customs

  • Assist in creation of responses to regulatory agencies regarding product information or issues.
  • Securing documentation from various government agencies across the EMEA region on an as-needed basis.
  • Create product certificates and product documentation for product notification/registration where necessary.
  • Keep informed of changes to the EMEA regulatory environment.

New Product Introduction Support

  • Supporting the launch of compliant branded products according to project timelines.
  • Work closely with contract manufacturers to ensure required documentation and compliance evaluations are in place for successful product distribution and notifications.
  • Provide regulatory guidance to departments or development project teams regarding design, development, evaluation, or marketing of products.


The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Prior experience gained in a Regulatory Affairs role within FMCG / Food / Nutrition / Pharma industry
  • Related regulatory experience with administering local laws and regulations
  • Experience with food supplement notifications in European Member States
  • Proven experience of working with regional / country specific regulatory bodies, government agencies, customs etc.
  • Knowledge of EU harmonized law as well as non-harmonized areas of food law.
  • Understanding of the dedicated sports lifestyle and a strong passion for building nutritional products that support this sector. 
  • Experience and ability to work with a culturally diverse group of people and markets.
  • Ability to innovate and take initiatives.
  • Have the ability to research, analyse, problem solving and project management.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
  • Fluency in English & a second European language beneficial


Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in Citywest, Dublin 24 OR Middlesbrough UK, withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.