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Specialist, Regulatory Affairs

ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

 

THE ROLE

This position is for a Specialist in Regulatory Affairs with a primary focus on product registration and technical documentation necessary to demonstrate worldwide compliance and obtain license to global markets. Other responsibilities may include ensuring compliance of ingredients, products, labels with respect to national and international regulations, or Industry/Trade self-regulations, as well as the potential to work on global regulatory systems and procedures.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare technical documents and coordinate the collection of all the necessary documentation required for registration dossiers in worldwide countries as per requests from global authorities, accordingly to respective country-specific requirements.
  • Timely and accurate delivery of registration dossiers, prepared in strict accordance with global regulations, to allow the launch of new products according to business plans.
  • Interface with internal functions to obtain or finalize the paperwork needed for registration; and coordinate obtainment of documents’ legalizations by interacting with external third parties (agencies, embassies, authorities, third party manufacturers).
  • Help in the resolution of any issue or questions from registration requestors or authorities. Review changes in global regulations relevant to registration and determine impact on registration and work-process.
  • Assessing compliance of products, labels, ingredients and claims with EU/EEMEA regulations. Issue reports on related matters.
  • Implementation of regulatory bans/amendments: conduct impact assessment, coordination and gathering of input from other functions (e.g. R&D).
  • EU Chemical legislation (REACH): on-going support to current business including evaluation of periodic volume reports, addressing inquiries/issues with supply chain e.g. on registration of new substances.
  • Support the assessment and handling of authorities complaints.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline, or equivalent experience in relevant role/industry sector (e.g. Regulatory, Quality Assurance in Food/Medical Devices/Cosmetic/Pharma Industry).
  • Sufficient knowledge of chemistry/biology as to understand technical legislation, test reports and related scientific documentation as well as to understand and manage technical documentation related properties and functions of cosmetic ingredients.
  • Good command of math.
  • 1-2 years of job experience in regulatory or in technical roles in cosmetic/pharma/food industry would be a plus.
  • Very good English language skills, both oral and written; Knowledge of a second foreign language is a plus, such as good German language skills.
  • High degree of commitment and strong motivation for career in Regulatory Affairs.
  • Proficiency with MS-Office and high command of IT in general. Quick learner of new software and systems.
  • Strong written communication skills, especially on detail-oriented and technical material.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, with diverse groups of people at various levels within Wella.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills to complete assignments accurately.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while being flexible to changes in priorities and interruptions as well as in working hours.
  • High energy and capacity to handle multiple priorities under time-pressure.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AT WELLA

  • Attractive salary package.
  • Wide range of benefits (e.g. pension plan, allowances as well as other benefits).
  • Free company parking as well as central location and good public transport connections.
  • Promotion of personal potential and individual career paths.
  • Support during the induction period and the opportunity to take on responsibility at an early stage.
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home.
  • A collegial working atmosphere at an employer with an appreciative corporate culture.
  • Flat hierarchies, open communication and an international as well as diverse environment in which the "WE" is in the foreground!

 

Become a part of the "WELLA- family" and participate in the rebuilding of our independence.  We live our values! #wellafamily

 

EEO OPPORTUNITIES

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at: https://www.wellacompany.com/consumer-affairs

 

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

 

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