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Regulatory Advocacy Senior Manager - API Regulations & Strategy


This role offers an exciting opportunity to be the Regulatory Advocacy lead on self-care legislation and policies globally. 


Your role will be to develop the Reckitt position and external advocacy strategy, by anticipating and responding to (i) new/revised legislative proposals impacting our self-care product portfolios, and (ii) Regulator/NGO/HCP/Pharmacist scrutiny, that can lead onto changes in legislation, industry guidelines and/or HCP, Pharmacist and consumer trust. 

Regulatory Advocacy Senior Manager - API Regulations & Strategy 
Slough, Berkshire 
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contact 


You will ...

  • Develop and execute advocacy strategies for Reckitt RAS Policy Priorities.
  • Develop Global advocacy strategies in partnership RAS Category Strategy and IMEX teams.
  • Lead x-functional advocacy task forces.
  • Participate in Category POD teams on relevant projects.
  • Influence external stakeholders and policy makers through compelling and well-defined advocacy strategies, to fight for proportionate regulation, based on robust and risk-based science.
  • Our aim is to empower Reckitt Category teams to develop resilient and sustainable product innovations.
  • We believe that all consumers have the right to be able to access high quality hygiene, wellness and nourishment solutions. 
  • We will be one of the trusted voices of industry, and each of us contributes to building a positive reputation with Regulators and consumers, as trusted industry thought leaders. 
  • Leverage RAS thought leadership to formulate compelling industry positions and shape future regulations that impact Reckitt’s current and future business activities.
  • Ensure Policy Priority Heatmaps, Summary Sheets, Position Papers and Advocacy Masterplans are in place for all policy priorities, as well as readily available to all RAS IMEX teams.
  • Partner with the ISG Lead to develop and execute advocacy strategies on Reckitt APIs.
  • Serve as the Senior Regulatory Advocacy representative on key internal and external committees.
  • Ensure that the appropriate SMEs are included in Category PODs, and representing Reckitt in industry association committees, to influence and build credibility externally, in line with business strategies.
  • Become a trainer for the ‘Advocacy Fundamentals Training Programme’ developed by our team, develop and maintain up-to-date advocacy toolkits, facilitate cross-country / regional best practices and ensure compliance to relevant, internal processes/SOPs.

You’ll succeed because… 

  • Educated to honours degree level in Life Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • A solid track record of Regulatory Affairs experience with strategic and operational regulatory experience in any of the following areas: medicines, medical devices, cosmetic products, VMS, infant nutrition, detergents, biocides, pesticides or chemical legislation
  • A solid track record of Regulatory Affairs experience with strategic and operational regulatory experience in Rx or OTC medicines.
  • Coach others in the ability to inspire cross-functional teams, balance resources and priorities to deliver results. 


You’ll love it because… 
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to hear your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


At Reckitt, 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. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt 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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