Regulatory Affairs Manager at Colgate Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive, a caring and innovative growth company, is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Manager to join their team in East Africa. As a leader in promoting sustainability and community well-being, Colgate-Palmolive offers an opportunity to be part of a company that lives by its values and reimagines a healthier future for all.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance for products in East African markets, both before and after approval. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Compiling product dossiers for registration and providing regulatory advice for business planning
  • Promptly communicating regulatory changes and their impact to the organization
  • Active participation in trade associations, technical committees for standards review, and governmental relations to influence regulations
  • Providing strategic support and guidance by devising a Product Verification of Conformity (PVoC) plan
  • Efficiently reviewing and approving artwork and INCI lists

Colgate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, or Life Sciences (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of consumer goods industry experience
  • Minimum 2 years of regulatory experience
  • Good understanding of registration and regulatory requirements in East African countries
  • Ability to build strong relationships with authorities/government bodies relevant to Colgate
  • Knowledge/experience in the regulatory framework relevant to Colgate
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills and behaviors
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Results-oriented mindset

Additional Skills/Qualifications

  • Commercial background and/or understanding in logistics/commerce would be an advantage.

Join Colgate-Palmolive and be part of a team that promotes oral care, personal care, home care, and pet nutrition through world-renowned brands. Apply now and give your career a reason to smile!

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