Regulatory and Compliance Technologist

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Health & Safety, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This well-established organisation works directly with the UK food and drink industry, relaying food industry expertise to members in order to help them grow, protect and strengthen their business. They work with a huge range of companies, from global brands to sole-traders, providing advice on trade policy, export, food safety and innovation to name a few. They are now looking for a highly analytical Senior Regulatory and Compliance Technologist to join their regulatory and science team.

The Role

This varied role will give you an opportunity to develop a broad knowledge across food policies, helping to support a number of teams and be responsible for: 

•        Monitoring and analysis of relevant scientific, technical and regulatory developments across the UK and EU

•        Providing written summaries of regulatory changes and verbal updates to companies, colleagues and sector trade bodies

•        Conducting member consultations and formulating policy positions, including in response to public meetings

•        Assisting with the external representation of the companies policies, including to government officials

•        Supporting and leading on individual policy areas and projects

The Person

This role would suit a food science graduate or another similar discipline who has the relevant experience in industry, regulatory authority, trade association or similar organisation. You’ll have a good knowledge of UK and EU food law, particularly in relation to food microbiology and food safety.

A keen eye for detail will be critical in producing accurate written summaries of technical and regulatory information, allowing you to work across a variety of different policy areas and managing multiple deadlines. Experience of scientific or regulatory policy development is desirable, however full training will be given in order for you to expand your skills and knowledge.

You will be methodical and analytical in your approach and be a team player with the ability to manage multiple priorities. Strong organisational skills is a must, with admin experience helpful to assist in meetings and administrative tasks.

So if you’re looking for a varied regulatory role in a supportive company then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6409


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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