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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Senior Regulatory Specialist

Senior Regulatory Specialist at Givaudan – Your future position?

As a Senior Regulatory Specialist you will be involved in all aspects of the RAPS Customer Relations work for Japan clients Department and also Japan Chemical regulatory support. The role includes from reviewing product information, attending customer meetings to generating technical reports and declarations for clients, setting the overall regulatory compliance strategy for the Japan business and provide support to chemical regulatory team. This is a multi-skilled and varied role with the ideal candidate having excellent interpersonal skills to manage Japan customers and the ability to produce highly accurate written work. An enthusiastic and thorough approach is essential for this role with the ability to learn and absorb complex regulatory activities in a fast moving regulatory environment in Japan.
Sound challenging? It could well be your perfect opportunity if you are quality driven and focused. This role is essential to the good running of our business, and spans over four key areas of responsibility:



  • Ensure regulatory compliance of the Japan L&R business and minimise the impact of changing regulations upon the business.
  • Implement regulatory compliance strategy that is consistent with the business goals of Japan
  • Work with the regional CR groups to ensure global regulatory surveillance for Japan and ensure regulatory changes are implemented in a timely manner to avoid business disruption
  • Respond to regulatory compliance requests from internal and external clients and attend meetings with these clients as necessary
  • Use Givaudan systems to complete tasks and manage data
  • Interact with internal functional teams to support the RAPS activities
  • Generate technical reports and declarations for internal and external clients
  • Review all product information to ensure 100% accuracy and completeness before documents reach the customer.
  • Work with and  assist  Managers/ Specialists as necessary
  • Support the notifications and registration team for chemical regulation / submission needs for Japan / manage tonnage tracking, etc.


Are you quality conscious, with strong troubleshooting skills? Do you enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done, knowing that you are an essential part of our operating environment? Are you looking to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.

Your professional profile includes:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in scientific or technical area
  • Preferred exposure to Fragrance or Chemicals Industry ; Good regulatory knowledge of Japan chemical regulations, and/or other Japanese regulations, e.g.  Quasi-drug, cosmetics, etc., Minimum 4 to 5 years experience in similar regulatory roles.
  • Strong PC skills, including competency in MS Office products
  • Good understanding of business processes and systems
  • Good working knowledge of the SAP platform
  • Good knowledge of industry and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent Japan communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Japan chemical regulations, K-REACH in particular
  • Good working knowledge of other Japan regulations, e.g. cosmetic, oral care, etc. though not mandatory, will be an added qualification

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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