R&D and Regulatory Manager

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Gurgaon, India, HR, IN

Company: Glanbia

R&D and Regulatory Manager  

Glanbia Performance Nutrition  

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

The Opportunity 

We are seeking a passionate and innovative Manager of NPD and Regulatory Affairs, to lead the development of new health supplement products for the Indian market. You will be responsible for the entire product development lifecycle, from market research and concept generation to product launch and post-launch monitoring. This exciting role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on the company's growth and success in the dynamic Indian health supplement industry. You will also be responsible for overseeing and managing all regulatory functions related to health supplements manufacturing and product development.

NPD:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support product development initiatives and regulatory submissions for health supplements.
  • Lead and manage the new product development process for health supplements in India.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify consumer needs, emerging trends, and competitor activity in the Indian health supplement market.
  • Generate innovative new product concepts aligned with market insights and the company's overall growth strategy.
  • Develop detailed product specifications, including formulation, dosage, target audience, and desired health benefits.
  • Manage the product development team, including scientists, formulators, and regulatory specialists.
  • Oversee formulation development, ensuring product efficacy, safety, and compliance with Indian regulations (FSSAI and associated regulations).
  • Manage pilot production and testing to ensure product quality and functionality.
  • Liaise with regulatory affairs to ensure new product concepts meet all regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and present new product proposals to senior management for approval.
  • Manage the product launch process, including marketing materials, packaging design, and sales training.
  • Stay up to date on the latest scientific advancements and ingredients relevant to the health supplement industry.

 

Regulatory:

  • Lead and manage the regulatory affairs function for health supplements in India.
  • Develop and implement regulatory strategies to ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines in India.
  • Lead and manage the preparation of regulatory submissions, including product registrations, licenses, and approvals for new and existing products.
  • Stay abreast of changes in regulatory requirements and industry trends to proactively advise the company on regulatory matters.
  • Build and maintain relationships with regulatory authorities and agencies to facilitate communication and ensure successful interactions.
  • Provide regulatory guidance and support to internal cross functional stakeholders.
  • Conduct regulatory assessments and evaluations of product formulations, labeling, and promotional materials to ensure compliance.  

The Skills you will bring to the team

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Food Science, Food Technology with an understanding of nutrition); a degree in regulatory affairs or a related area is a plus.
  • Significant experience in Product Development, along with a prior experience in Regulatory Affairs with experience in health supplements industry within India essential.
  • Proven track record of successful launch of new products, regulatory submissions, approvals, and compliance management.
  • Strong knowledge of health supplements composition, consumer trends, formulation, regulations, guidelines, and standards in India.
  • Experience in product development and familiarity with quality assurance processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in our office based in Gurgaon, India 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.