Regulatory Affairs Job at Hindustan Unilever – Apply Now

Hindustan Unilever is inviting applications for the post of Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs, South Asia for Mumbai/Gurgaon/Bangalore location. The complete details are as mentioned below. Read the complete notification before applying.

Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs, South Asia

Job ID:R-68456


Location:Mumbai, Maharashtra

Date posted:07/23/2023


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We are looking to hire a Assistant Manager – RegulatoryAffairs in our team based in Bangalore/Mumbai/Gurgaon


Regulatory Affairs (RA) is a global capability in Unilever R&D that promotes science and evidence-based thinking in development of standards, regulations, and policies. The RA team ensures Unilever’s freedom to operate and enables landing safe and sustainable innovative products into markets, to serve our consumers better.

South Asia, is one of the biggest markets for Unilever, witnessing a transformation of regulatory environment and an increasing commitment to the deliver on the SDGs. For Unilever this represents an opportunity to collaborate with the regulators, industry associations and stakeholders to leverage our global capabilities and help shape new technical standards, regulations, and policies.

Based within its global R&D centre at Bangalore, India, Unilever S. Asia is looking for Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs (Operations & Program) – S. Asia

The employee will work closely with Head Regulatory Affairs (RA) S. Asia and with RA colleagues across Business Groups and Business Units in S. Asia region.

The primary objective/ deliverables of the role:

  • ensure seamless coordination of various RA initiatives/ programs ongoing in S. Asia and as relevant, globally
  • research standards, regulations, and policies across S. Asia and globally, and collaborating with R&D and other relevant stakeholders, prepare compelling position papers for changes and improvements
  • work with relevant industry associations, build momentum and bring actions that result in change
  • plan and coordinate S. Asia RA team meetings and events, seminars, and institute an annual calendar for the team/ function
  • Participate in departmental budgeting, tracking spends and resourcing / prioritization
  • draft agendas, take minutes and follow up on actions with the team members
  • meet, liaise with, and discuss important regulatory matters with government officials
  • maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong understanding of safety, quality, sustainability, and regulatory aspects of consumer goods
  • Strong bias for action
  • Penchant for science communication and visualization
  • Digital and social media savvy
  • Keen eye, meticulous record keeping and attention to detail
  • A collaborator who thrives on working together with different teams
  • A strong business mindset focusing on what is needed to drive impact and business results
  • Ability to understand relevant technical-scientific topics and to translate them for stakeholders
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills as required for internal and external networking.
  • Open, global mindset characterized by positivity, flexibility, and adaptability with agile thinking
  • Strong research and intelligence gathering background enabling collation of information and research for use in issue management and/or strategy development for public policy and advocacy
  • The position involves frequent travel for meetings, conferences/events. A willingness to travel is therefore a pre-requisite
  • Proactivity to accomplish goals, complete tasks and assignments
  • Positive and optimist about the world and believes that small everyday actions can bring big change


  • Qualified science/ technology post-graduate with outstanding academic credentials. M. Pharm/ M. Tech (Food Tech.)/ M. Sc. (Lifesciences/ Chemistry). Qualifications in public policy/ law will be an added advantage
  • Experience:
  • Not less than 3 years in a similar capacity across consumer goods, pharma, medical devices
  • Track record of the following will be preferred:
  • working in/ contribution to development of standards and regulations
  • having planned/ organized scientific/ technical events
  • writing technical papers/ article
  • building and developing networks/coalitions around issues

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