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RAS Manager

City:  Kuala Lumpur

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

About the role

  • Assist the Regulatory Affairs Director to provide the regulatory and policy support for the Nutrition product portfolio, import-export and Halal matters in Malaysia & Brunei.
  • Supervise the on-going emerging regulatory & Code of Ethics movement, regulatory compliance and registration of Nutrition product labels.
  • Support the Regulatory Affairs Director to provide regulatory and Code of Ethics support and consultancy to internal and external customers in line with the company’s business objectives and achieving effective speed to-market.
  • Liaise with internal commercial team, supply chain team, manufacturing plant team, global/regional regulatory, R&D teams, and work closely with external partners, to ensure that regulatory, safety and import-export issues are properly managed and resolved.
  • Coach and provide key support to daily operation of Regulatory Affairs team.

Your responsibilities

Regulatory Affairs – Nutrition

  • Ensure any registration and regulatory compliance of Nutrition marketed products with relevant national regulatory requirements to bring competitive advantage to our brands.


Documentation Management System

  • Monitor the new ingredients petition dossiers is submitted to authorities as per agreed timeline.
  • Supervise regulatory documentation filing system, LEX job request, COE approval code expiry & renewal tracking, label registration tracking, FIFEC complaints.


Regulatory Requirements

  • Update the regulatory requirement (RR) database of local regulatory requirements into OPTIVA system.
  • Stay abreast with the existing and new regulatory amendments & issues and constantly update local, regional and global team on the regulatory movement to ensure the company is aware of significant local regulatory issues and proactively leading the development and implementation of strategies to ensure regulatory compliance efforts that result in competitive advantage.
  • Acts as key contact point to ensure regulatory compliance and accuracy of messages on Nutrition products.

The experience we're looking for

  • Must have at least a degree in Nutrition / Food Technology / Food Science or related fields.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in FMCG or food industry
  • Highly knowledgeable with Food Act and Regulations as well as Code of Ethics; and knowledge on International Regulation Standard is an added advantage.
  • Good working relationship with related government agencies and regulatory bodies.
  • Pro-active self-direction with a high level of initiative and persistence and a very much hands on approach to results delivery.
  • The ability to effectively manage projects and relationships with local partners, contractors and consultants to achieve Reckitt’s objectives.

The skills for success

Task Execution Under Pressure, Makes strategic Business Decisions, Business Acumen, Commercial Awareness, Objective Setting, Accountability, Consumer Insight, Creative Direction, R&D, Change Leadership, Product Lifecycle Management, Intellectual Property, Business Partnership, Collaboration and partnership building, Relationship Management, Adapt to changes in technological development plans, Ability to challenge the status quo and propose improvement, Innovation Processes, Digital transformation for R&D, Quality and Manufacturing.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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