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Req ID:  87164
Function:  R&D
Posted:  Feb 28, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Manager Regulatory Affairs REACH

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit


We’re looking for a Manager Regulatory Affairs - REACH to join our Regulatory team. This position has the responsibility to ensure compliance of all COTY materials & products with the EU/UK Chemical Regulations (CLP, REACH, transport), as well as with equivalent third countries regulations. The function also includes building and improving regulatory systems and procedures. Reporting to a Senior Director Regulatory Affairs, you will monitor EU/Global Regulatory environment related to chemical regulations.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing process and systems to ensure all substances, raw materials and products are assessed, approved, and handled in compliance with REACH regulation across EMEA
  • Preparing registration dossiers with support of external agencies, and file application for chemical registration in the EU, in strict collaboration with Toxicologists
  • Refining supply chains and REACH-compliance strategies for imported materials and products
  • Preparing and support product inspections by competent Authorities
  • Supporting initiative teams and Supply Chain teams in assessing sourcing scenarios, resolving contingencies and issues
  • Interface with Suppliers as necessary to clarify compliance aspects, negotiate/establish Only Representative actors to minimize direct burden on COTY
  • Establishing process to monitor volumes and updated REACH registrations accordingly
  • Maintain chemical registrations owned by COTY up to date
  • Monitoring EU/Global Regulatory environment related to chemical regulations, lead impact assessment and definition of compliance action plans
  • Anticipate emerging regulations and conduct impact assessment in collaboration with toxicologist
  • Representing COTY at relevant trade associations and lead regulatory influencing strategy for chemical regulations.
  • Assisting global Regulatory teams in their implementation of assessment/compliance plans for chemical regulations in third countries. Actively promote international convergence of chemical regulations 
  •  Maintain Regulatory capability on Classification and Labelling and SDS authoring, acting as consultant and advisor
  • Supporting COTY teams and manufacturing sites in defining requirements and establishing processes for the transport of chemicals and finished goods
  • Interface with Suppliers as necessary to clarify compliance aspects, negotiate/establish Only Representative actors to minimize direct burden to the organization


We’d love to see candidates who have:

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  • Master Degree in Scientific disciplines (Master of Science, Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalents),
  • Minimum 5 years of experience on EU REACH, and proven track record of successful dossiers’ submissions
  • Familiarity with REACH testing requirements and OECD protocols
  • Very good English skills, both oral and in written
  • Passion to design processes and systems
  • High degree of commitment and strong motivation for career in Regulatory Affairs. 
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team, with diverse groups of people at various levels inside and outside the organization.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills to complete assignments accurately.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while being flexible to changes in priorities and interruptions.
  • High energy and high capacity to handle multiple priorities under time-pressure.


  • French or German is a plus 


  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results
  • Attractive benefits packages
  • A healthy, fresh and sustainable lunch for a discounted price
  • A brand new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working


Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam