Recruitment Announcement: Regulatory Affairs Executive

The role:
Job title: Regulatory Affairs Executive (RAE)
Reports to: Head of Science & Regulatory Affairs
Travel: Occasionally (mainly within Asia)

The Regulatory Affairs Executive (RAE) provides technical support to the organisation and its Committees. Reporting to the Head of Science & Regulatory Affairs, this role supports the Science & Regulatory Affairs (SRA) team to achieve FIA’s ambition to be a leading authority on food science and regulatory development in the region.

Based on his / her knowledge of food science and legislation, the RAE will primarily be responsible for developing and updating regulatory databases and monitoring tools, drafting regulatory analysis reports and any other supportive role required within the SRA team.

Main responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain a comprehensive Database and Tools for the monitoring and tracking of new regulations and policies at the international level (e.g. Codex Alimentarius, World Trade Organisation, EU, US) and region level (Asia Pacific), on topics such as Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT), food labelling, nutrition and health claims, food safety, import/export, product registration, compositional and quality standards
• Develop global / regional regulatory landscape studies on specific issues, analyse the trend and impact to the industry, and provide regulatory guidance to FIA Committees and members
• Support the SRA team in developing position papers in response to potential and new international / national standards and regulations
• Support the SRA team with the development and implementation of internal and external regulatory research projects with appropriate academic partners, consultants, including systematic literature reviews and surveys
• Support the Secretariat function of the FIA Science & Technical Committee and other Working Groups in terms of preparing meeting documents and drafting minutes
• Undertake ad-hoc regulatory projects / duties as required

Skills and experience:
• A degree in related field, e.g. food science and technology, nutrition, chemistry, life science
• Minimum 1 year experience. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
• Experience with an industry association, F&B MNC or related organisations
• Superb communication skills (verbal & written) in English
• Regional exposure to multiple Asian countries, languages and political systems
• Strong planning, problem-solving and analytical skills with an outstanding attention to detail
• Strong communications and inter-personal skills, self-starter and able to work independently as well as in a team.
• Positive attitude, creative thinker
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Power Point and Excel

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Other:
• Working hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm
• Location: 1 Scotts Road, Shaw Centre #19-07/08, Singapore 228208
• Applicants able to start within short notice will have added advantage

Interested and suitable candidates please forward your resume with your recent photograph and reason for leaving your current position, as well as current and expected salary to hr@foodindustry.asia. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.