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Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Aarhus

Are you our new Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, with the skills to create market entrance for our whey ingredients on a global markets? Are you ready to take up a key role in a global organisation marked by entrepreneurial spirit, a strong innovation pipeline and substantial organic growth?

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is a subsidiary of Arla Foods and right now we are growing our regulatory affairs team to deliver against our ambitious plans and are recruiting for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist at our headquarters in Aarhus.


The role

Your overall objective is to support our growing ambitions of providing nutritious and functional whey protein ingredients to our customers worldwide, which often requires a regulatory approval in each market before launching a new when protein ingredient.

It will be your job, together with a team of experts, to make sure all products have market access and fulfil the legal requirements and registrations. This covers tasks such as making dossiers for registration of our ingredients, advising on and interpreting  standards and regulations covering production of our ingredients, knowing legislations on microbiology, contaminants and other relevant requirements. This means that you'll need to have a very proactive approach to regulatory affairs and always be one step ahead in order to pave the way for our ingredients.

You will be responsible for working collaboratively across AFI with both the production site, QEHS, commercial, customers and authorities, building relationships with priority stakeholders and governmental agencies, seeking to develop and execute collaborative initiatives with them that advance AFI’s position within food (Infant formula) and food quality.


The profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, independent and detail-oriented senior regulatory affairs professional with at least 5 years or significant experience in the food/dairy industry.

You have solid business understanding, a global mindset and the capabilities to take the regulatory agenda to the next level. And you know that clear and concise communication is an important key to success. This puts heavy demands on your structured and meticulous working methods and text flair.

You are fluent in English, both in speak and writing, since you will be expected to engage with internal and external stakeholders around the world.

Application and contact


 If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible, as we will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please call Director Global Regulatory Affairs, Tania Porsgaard Bayer +45 8938 1562.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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