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Sector Regulatory Executive (FTC)

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Graduate, Other Job Function, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

A leading industry expert who collaborate with food and drink business’ to provide support, guidance and expertise in order to ensure they succeed and thrive. This company are the go-to for business in need of technical advise, regulation and legislative guidance and or policy support. They work to ensure their customers are achieving the highest standard of food safety and keep them informed of changes that occur in such a fast paced food industry. The time has come for them to add to their impressive team and find a Sector Regulatory Executive to join their central London office on a fixed term basis until December 2025.


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

•        Providing Secretariat support for committees, both technical and Board level, including preparing agendas, papers and minutes


The Person

This role would suit a food science graduate or another similar discipline, ideally with experience in the UK food industry. 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. 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!


Ref: F6750


Due to the large number of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to thoroughly review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application within 5 working days, however if you have not heard from us within this timeframe, we are sorry to say your application for the role has not been successful. To support you in showcasing your best self, we make sure that any necessary accommodations, whether physical or non-physical, are provided to assist you throughout the job application and interview process.

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.

Company info
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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