DuPont EMEA Associate Regulatory Manager in Leiden, Netherlands

EMEA Associate Regulatory Manager (Job Number: PRO00008533)


DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we're looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best that it can be.

We are currently seeking an outstanding individual to join our Product Stewardship & Regulatory ( PS&R) Team.

You will be accountable to provide customer centric regulatory guidance to other IB teams. You will drive regulatory document development and compilation for registration/market access as well as pre and post launch activities for Industrial Bioscience (IB) food and grain processing application portfolio. Lead and coordinate advocacy efforts to influence regulations in EU and across EMEA in areas related to the IB businesses.

You are a creative, collaborative, results-oriented leader who is particularly adept at balancing multiple priorities and issues and being decisive.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or oversee compilation of regulatory dossier submissions to EU and other EMEA authorities with a primary focus on food and grain processing products, in conjunction with global PS&R team and/or external regulatory consultants

  • Advise R&D teams on PS&R requirements and coordinate cross-regionally with PS&R resources in the development and launch approval of new products

  • Lead and coordinate advocacy efforts to influence regulations in EU and across EMEA in areas related to the IB businesses through strong leadership in trade associations and building/maintaining strong relationships with regulatory authorities

  • By strong interaction with IB business, evaluate implications of product and process changes, and advise innovation teams and product management on regulatory & stewardship implications of options and regulatory paths for product clearance of new IB product lines. Although primary focus is on food and grain processing, projects for other IB businesses may involve applications in animal nutrition, personal care, detergents, fuel, textiles, biomaterials, and pharma

  • Provide regulatory guidance and contribute to global regulatory compliance programs for IB marketed products in conjunction with global PS&R team, product management and other IB business teams

  • Participate in project prioritization and reporting within the PS&R function and with the IB businesses

  • Continuously assess the regulatory landscape, predict, and communicate impact to IB teams

  • Translate goals of the company into a strategic plan for his/her areas of regulatory responsibility

  • Communicate internal regulatory strategies and policies, and implementation in areas of responsibility

Core Values, Engagement, Work Environment, Culture:

  • Role model effective leadership behaviors and DuPont’s Core Values

  • Champions organizational vibrancy, engagement and inclusion

  • Takes a leadership role in creating a respectful work environment and appropriately executing Corporate policy

  • Drives efforts toward desired Corporate culture and facilitates management’s ability to lead through change



  • BS/MS in applied sciences such as human nutrition/food science or animal nutrition, or in chemistry, biochemistry or biology

  • Experience in preparing clear, accurate regulatory submissions/dossiers or similar documents ( e.g ., technical reports/scientific papers, risk assessments)

  • In depth knowledge and recognized for leadership & innovation in managing regulatory submissions to EU and/or other EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) authorities

  • Successfully impacted product introductions by providing regulatory & safety guidance and/or successfully influenced decisions to implement change

  • Experienced in interaction with and education of regulatory agencies and trade associations and track record in product clearance/registrations and regulatory advocacy

  • Successfully implemented complex/controversial regulatory policies and strategies, and/or systems to improve regulatory data communication

  • Demonstrated strong business and customer understanding and focus

  • Demonstrated forming influence on the department (can be in non-technical/scientific manner) and/or strong impact on the success of future products and processes

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and coaching skills to drive an employee-driven work culture

  • Competency in computer/software tools sufficient for the role and of systems needed to manage regulatory knowledge and submissions

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team driven environment.

  • Demonstrated continuous learning mindset and flexibility to expand expertise into new industries, applications, and jurisdictions

  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills and able to build relationships at all levels of the organization; attention to detail, ability to work with & lead teams

  • Strong analytical approach and problem-solving skills

  • Trustworthy, high level of integrity and ethical standards and high level of energy / passion

  • Fluent in English; other European language is an added value

  • Flexibility in traveling within the region

Primary Location: EMEA-Netherlands-Leiden

Organization: Industrial Biosciences


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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