A Regulatory Affairs Team Manager is required to join a leading Food & Drink advisory business based in the West Midlands.
Reporting to the Head of the Regulatory Affairs Department, you will be primarily responsible for developing, supporting, coaching, motivating and growing the team of regulatory advisers, expanding portfolio of services and improving procedures and working practices whilst ensuring a high level of service is delivered to all clients.
- Team management: developing and growing the team of regulatory advisers; ensuring staff availability to cope with workload and effectively deliver the services; conducting one-to-one and appraisal meetings; establishing goals and key performance indicators; being responsible for performance management, setting up training, development plans and objectives.
- Client interface: supporting the establishment, development and implementation of departmental strategy and goals; ensuring that agreed financial budget targets are being met or exceeded; identifying business opportunities and maximising commercial developments; initiating new business, assisting in development of marketing activities, proposing new regulatory services and suggesting improvements of current services to expand and promote regulatory portfolio to new and existing clients; managing relationships with clients and external partners; preparing quotes and proposals.
- Process management: establishing, managing and developing processes and applying control in the form of improvement and root cause analysis; supporting the development of quality assurance, customer service and internal protocols; implementing, reviewing and optimising of internal and client processes.
- Regulatory consultancy:
- delivering global regulatory services (‘ad-hoc’ projects and queries, labelling services, trainings, seminars, legislation alerts and guides, horizon scanning) on time and within budget;
- project management; answering questions from members, other clients and colleagues on the content, application and interpretation of the food legislation;
- representing company at events, conferences, meetings, forums; maintaining and extending a high level of awareness of current food legislation, related issues and likely developments.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
- Graduate level qualification(s) in science, law or related subjects
- An extensive knowledge of food law acquired in a commercial, enforcement or policy setting over at least 5 years and significant practical experience in delivering projects in this area. Good understanding of the food industry.
- Strong team management skills – ability to motivate and coach
- Track record of larger scale project management and securing significant revenue
- Strong leadership, problem solving
- Excellent presenting skills. Fluency in additional language beneficial, but not essential
Interested? Then click the apply button today, or contact Rob Salter for further information on 01233 223 712 / email@example.com
All Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.