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Regulatory Affairs Officer


Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: Zoetermeer, ZH, NL

Company: DANONE


We are looking for a new Regulatory Affairs Officer in our Nutricia Worldwide entity based in Zoetermeer. You will play an important role in Nutrica’s business while being a trusted subject matter specialist in the Regulatory field. On a daily basis, you will provide Regulatory expertise, guidance and advice to the business and participate in cross-functional project teams.


This is a challenging role, are you ready for that? If your answer is yes, apply today!


About the Job


What is the mission of our Regulatory and Legal teams in Danone? Their teams secure the business and social growth of Danone, its activities and its brands. They monitor legal and regulatory changes in a wide range of domains such as contracts, intellectual property, food science, product innovation, distribution law.  They provide continuous strategic guidance by training their key business partners and raising awareness on emerging issues. In connection with their business partners, they assert legal risks, evaluate their business implications and propose sustainable solutions to positively impact the business.


You can be part of them joining our team of 7 experts in Nutricia Worldwide and you will manage a small team of 3 registration officers. You will provide Regulatory expertise, guidance and advice to the business and participate in cross-functional project teams. In this role, you will report to the Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and your main responsibilities will be:

  • Ensure compliance with Danone's guidelines, local regulations, standards and legislation for products in Nutricia portfolio. This includes Infant and young child formula, food and  Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP).
  • Carrying out regulatory tasks related to placing Nutricia products on the market, including validation of product labels and registrations.
  • Validate communication materials.
  • Manage Regulatory databases.
  • Be a subject matter specialist in Regulatory Affairs within food and food for special medical purposes for all Nutricia Worldwide countries.


About You


To be successful in this role, you have at least 5 years of work experience in the regulatory field within food or pharma industry and Academic degree in Regulatory or Food Law. You are someone who can easily understand and assess regulatory risks & opportunities for the business; you know how to bring new or alternative regulatory solutions for the business. Being responsible for a small team, you are someone who with strong people and leadership management skills.

You have excellent rigorous, accurate and strong interpersonal and communication skills. We will welcome an open-minded, reliable, proactive and team-oriented person.


About Us


Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Click here to discover more about Danone in the Benelux.


We Offer


At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.


What’s next?


Hit the “apply now” before the 30th of November 2020. To comply with GDPR, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

Need more information? Please contact me Giorgia Calabria, Talent Manager Finance Benelux, Giorgia.calabria@danone.com 


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