London, England
Jornada Completa

[Role accepting applications until Monday 27th November, please apply before then to be considered] 

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products, and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.

Head of Regulatory Affairs

You will be responsible for the Group’s regulatory affairs strategy for UK and Ireland on matters ranging from cosmetics, beauty and medical devices to chemicals regulations. This role reports into the Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. The team works across all L'Oréal UK & Ireland brands and divisions.

You will: 


To protect L'Oréal UK and Irelands' license to operate and innovate beauty and personal care products through excellent regulatory support and advise on regulatory matters relating to all areas the L'Oréal UK and Ireland business is concerned with.  

  • Ensure regulatory Intelligence, develop and implement the overall regulatory strategy to ensure L’Oréal’s license to operate in UK and Ireland.
  • Apply and contribute to the Group's regulatory strategy and ensure accountability of implementing regulations, particularly cosmetic and chemical regulations to maintain compliance. 
  • To monitor and manage our regulatory obligations with respect to, but not limited to Cosmetics Regulation, chemicals regulation and CLP, as applicable in UK and EU.
  • Develop and implement processes to elevate our data and digital vision 
  • Lead and develop a team of 2 
  • Contribute to the Group’s advocacy strategy and provide technical recommendations across areas of responsibility
  • Represent L’Oréal with authorities, regulators and professional associations, including CTPA
  • Regular interaction and collaboration with other multi-divisional teams such as Operations and Legal as well as business functions such as sales and marketing.
  • Maintain regular cross functional collaboration with the international regulatory teams

You Are: 

Organised: You love a list and have strong planning and organisation skills – with the ability to re-prioritise as required.

Measured: We want to track the success of our campaigns and initiatives so projects must be able to show ROI.

Accurate: You have the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.

Entrepreneurial. Every day, you spot opportunities to drive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the good name of our brand is always protected.

Super creative: Whether it be in overcoming challenges or creating artwork for your channel, creativity is our back bone, and we love new ideas.

Proactive and Open: L’Oreal is for the pioneers, which means embracing new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands on approach.

Teams are the new heroes: There is no better feeling than being part of a successful and dynamic team, so even if you are Superman or Wonder Woman, you recognise that teams are the real heroes.

Only Human: we all make mistakes, but you are not afraid of failure. You learn and show how the experience has helped the business learn for the future and benefitted all.

Ambitious: You crave success and L’Oréal is the ultimate place to achieve your dreams. We will support you all the way and make sure you have the support and development in place to help you succeed.

You. You are real. And you’re true to yourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you will feel right at home whoever you are.

You have: 

  • Minimum honours degree in one of the life sciences particularly, chemistry, biochemistry or biology. 
  • At least 5 years in-depth regulatory experience in the FMCG industry. 
  • Excellent knowledge of regulatory frameworks, including cosmetics regulation and chemicals regulation.
  • Excellent personal leadership and people management skills including coaching and development of team members. 
  • A high level of curiosity and appetite to develop and share knowledge
  • Excellent command of the English language and its subtleties, with the ability to articulate and express ideas and concepts fluently and persuasively both orally and in writing, particularly in simplifying complex regulatory or scientific issues.
  • High degree of organisational and analytical skills, offering well thought through creative solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and capable of building good effective relationships with internal and external contacts as well as senior stakeholders. 
  • Strong co-operative team spirit.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail as well as looking at the wider picture.
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