Food Law Adviser (Regulatory Affairs) – Food Manufacturing

Reference: CG/500/fla1
Job Type:Full-time
Location: Surrey
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Salary: to £36,000
Job Description:

Red Eagle Recruitment’s Food Manufacturing Division are working in partnership with a market leader in their field, to help secure a permanent Adviser in Food Law and Regulatory Affairs pertaining to the Food Manufacturing Industry. If you have the expertise we are looking for please send an up to date CV in a MS word format to

***ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT : Language skills (Arabic, Spanish, French or Scandinavian), ability to read and interpret food law in non-English speaking countries. ***

Overall purpose of position
To provide company members and clients with authoritative services in the areas of regulatory
Duties and responsibilities:
 To work with the whole Regulatory Affairs department to provide support for both the food and drinks
industry, particularly international work.
 To maintain and extend a high level of awareness of current global food legislation, related issues
and likely developments.
 To answer questions from members, other clients and colleagues on the content, application and
interpretation of the above.
 To contribute to scheduled company legislation courses.
 To develop and contribute to RA publications and events.

Job Profile

 To initiate new business and deliver contract services on time and within budget.
 To contribute to the development and delivery of research projects.
 To recommend and implement change in services, products and systems.
 To develop self to enhance performance and professionalism.
 To undertake such other duties as may, from time to time, reasonably be required by the Regulatory
Affairs Manager.
 To create, maintain and enhance effective working relationships.
Qualifications and competencies
 Graduate level qualification(s) in science, law or related subjects or the equivalent experience.
 Preferred 3 years experience / knowledge of food law acquired in a commercial, enforcement or
policy setting, however less experience / knowledge will be considered. Graduates with knowledge
of food law will be considered.
 Well-developed communication skills – upwards, downwards and outwards.
 Language skills essential (Arabic, Spanish, French or Scandinavian preferable), ability to read and
interpret food law in non-English speaking countries.
 Skilled report writing and presentation skills.
 Good communicator with proven client skills.
Key skills
Clearly explains complex legal provisions, concepts and developments.
Provides extensive, individually-tailored written and verbal information and advice.
Periodically collates and prepares written summaries of legislation.
Regularly lectures to and trains specialist staff in food law.
Briefs sector and subject experts.
Analytical Skills & Creativity
Routinely and authoritatively interprets a large volume of continually-changing, complex legal and
business material and its practical application in a variety of commercial settings.

The Food Manufacturing Division within Red Eagle with a number of companies, Small & Large, with the Food Industry; Supplying the following Permanent and interim job functions: New Product Development, Quality Assurance, Technical, Production & Operations, Engineering, Hygiene, HR and Logistics.   If you have a vacancy we can help with please get in touch. 01303851133

How to apply:

For further information on this vacancy please contact:
Folkestone: 01303 851 133 E-mail:
Please quote the job reference and attach a recent CV if available.

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