Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Executive in MASLAK / İSTANBUL, Turkey

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Nestlé is one of the world’s leading food and beverage company, with 2000 global iconic brands and operating in 188 countries.

At Nestlé we work for unlocking the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. That is our purpose.

We are the Good food, Good life company. We believe in the power of food to enhance lives. Good food nourishes and delights the senses. It helps children grow healthy, pets thrive, parents age gracefully and everyone live life to the fullest. Good food brings us together. Good food also respects our planet and protects resources for future generations.

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We are currently looking for a Regulatory Scientific Affairs Executive to join our Operations team.

Location: Maslak, İstanbul

Type of contract: Permanent

As a Regulatory Scientific Affairs Executive, you will have the following responsibilities;

  • Develop and maintain a solid knowledge of food and also preferably pet food regulations in her/his field of competence and share knowledge with RSA colleagues and other relevant functions.

  • Implement regulatory changes in his/her field of competence.

  • Engagement with authorities (directly or through industry associations) at national, supranational and international (e.g. Codex meetings) level by sharing credible scientific arguments; participate actively in relevant discussions at Advocacy committee/IRT.

  • Contribute directly to business growth by defining a regulatory strategy and a roadmap for the local organization: ensure regulatory developments are followed for assigned categories, and regulatory risks are assessed, communicated internally, and mitigated early enough to ensure product compliance and support business growth.

  • Manage resources across the functions to ensure credible science-based Nestlé regulatory position to shape up external regulatory framework.

  • Analyze regulatory frame and conceptualize regulatory opportunities for new product development at early stages of I&R (through knowledge of regulatory trends and new regulatory developments).

Which profile are we looking for?

  • University degree

  • Broad and global regulatory knowledge gained within the R&D businesses, markets and/or SBUs or equivalent external experience.

  • Recognized internally and externally as an expert.

  • At least 5-6 years of experience in a food or pet food regulatory environment in different jobs

  • Successfully lead the regulatory activities in a strategic project with the ability to influence and ensure understanding of regulatory affairs.

  • Established contact with external authorities and successful influencing them on a key topic.

  • Successful completion of the Functional RSA curriculum up to the expert level and proven implementation of learning through on-the-job application.

What are our employee community values?

Safety, quality, compliance and respect are pillars for our community existence.

Respect is our overaching value in Nestlé. We RESPECT eachother, others, environment and all life around.

We work in a supportive, caring, elevating environment. It is crucial for us to preserve our culture of solidarity.

What are our working values at Nestlé?

Flexible work schedule

Hybrid working

Multinational experience at one of the world’s leading food and beverage company

International and domestic career opportunities

Development opportunities and trainings

Exclusive employee discounts

Employee Assistance Program, 24/7 expert support

Sport benefit program (benefit from more than 350 sport centers)

A paid birthday leave

4 weeks paternity leave

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Be a force for good.


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