Arla Foods Bangladesh Limited

 

At Arla, we do so much more than making some of the world’s favorite dairy products! We bring tasty inspiration to the world with one of the healthiest foods known to this world – MILK! We are the farmer-owned dairy cooperative behind the well-known global and regional brands like Arla®, Lurpak®, Castello®, DANO®, Puck® in over 100 countries around the world. In Bangladesh we became part of daily life of millions of Bangladeshi people with the most loved milk brand of the country DANO!

To strengthen our continuous business growth ambition in Bangladesh, Arla Foods is currently looking for a smart and energetic individual for the position of Senior Executive/Assistant Manager – Regulatory Affairs.

Senior Executive/Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs

Job Location: Corporate Office

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle regulatory issues with different stakeholders like: BIDA, Embassies, MoFA, NBR, Ministry of Industries, Ministry of Fisheries & Livestock, DLS, Ministry of Agriculture, BSTI, MCCI, NCCI, FICCI, DCCI, BTRC, BERC, CC&I, BFSA, IPHN, Bd Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (Science Lab), Atomic Energy Centers, Agriculture Universities etc.
  • Provide inputs related to regulatory matters during the New Product Development (NPD) and liaise with NPD, Legal, QA and Marketing teams in order to give product label or artwork with a clear understanding of the regulatory requirements.
  • Manage product and packaging licensing, permissions and related regulatory approval processes pro-actively with full legal compliance.
  • Preparing supporting documentation for new Marketing Authorizations, advertising and promotional materials developed by Marketing Department and other documents and information as required.
  • Developing and writing clear arguments and explanations for internal stakeholders as well as regulators for new product licenses, variations/amendments and license renewals.
  • Establish an ingredient list for every new or revised recipe as per Bangladesh Food Regulations or International Regulations.
  • Stay up-to-date and track regulatory information on new laws, regulations, internal orders, circulars, SROs, compliances relating to the company’s business.
  • Actively support the business with product-related issues and risk management activities.
  • Foresee the necessary processes and act proactively in order to accelerate approvals, permissions, notifications on regulatory process relating to product, environment, factory facility, marketing communications, sales practices, import, export operations.
  • Carry out stakeholder identification, strategic mapping and relationship building with government bodies, concerned NGO and trade associations etc.
  • Identification and Planning for the Brand protection, counterfeit products for the current and future portfolio.
  • Arrangement and attending regulatory and new law related seminar, symposium, meeting with government body and other stakeholder and coordinate external regulatory activities.
  • Coordinate Food Regulatory Compliance Assessment for Bangladesh production site.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Graduation from any Public or Private University.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in relevant field.
  • Sound Knowledge of the relevant laws of the land and EU.
  • Knowledge of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI)
  • In depth understanding of Codex Alimentarius
  • Good Communication and Negotiation skills are required.
  • Self-Driven and required "can do" attitude.

SALARY

Negotiable

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Festival Bonus
  • Performance Bonus
  • Provident Fund
  • Gratuity
  • Group Life Insurance and Hospitalization benefit including OPD

Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview through standard recruitment process. Arla Foods Bangladesh reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Application Deadline: October 25, 2020