The Cosmetics Regulatory Affairs Scientist is responsible for the global cosmetic assessment of cosmetic products including the individual raw materials, the final formulation, the design of the packaging, the advertising claim substantiation and advertising materials.
The focus is on ensuring global regulatory compliance with legal cosmetics legislation (based on the latest national regulations).
Regulatory guidance of the project team (R&D and Marketing) in terms of regulatory issues, including support in the substantiation/acceptance of advertising messages, verification of product identification and other regulatory recommendations
Creation and maintenance of EURL product dossiers (registration dossiers and product information file (PIF)) according to current legal requirements
Cooperate with other functions to establish country-specific launch strategies
Encourage close cooperation with other functions related to Business/Sales and Export
Respond on customer requests in regulatory matters
Provide arguments to defend regulatory compliance of formula and labelling
Follow global regulatory developments affecting EURL products and represent global Kao’s interest in association working groups (Collaborate with competitors or industry associations, e.g. IKW, Cosmetics Europe, where appropriate). Monitoring of newsletters and government websites and other methods, and communicate significant developments
Degree in natural sciences (preferably Food Chemistry) with a focus on regulatory affairs
Preferable: at least 3 years of experience in cosmetics regulatory affairs
Very good knowledge in German and English language (oral and written)
Open team player and skills in dealing with customers and authorities
Independent, reliable and above average dedicated work style
Excellent knowledge of MS-Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
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