Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive
The voice of the UK food and drink industry is currently seeking a Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive (part time) based in Central London.
The role of this organisation is to communicate the industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media, also working in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure our food is safe, affordable and nutritious.
Supporting the UK Tea and Infusions Association (UKTIA), working closely with the Chief Executive of the Association and the Associations and Groups Manager.
This role will involve organising, attending and drafting minutes of relevant internal and external meetings, whilst providing updates and representing the interest of the sector. You will also ensure the Associations’ website is kept up-to-date and do some general admin. You will track changes to Regulations relevant to the sector and communicate these to members in a timely and appropriate manner. The role will also involve collecting, analysing and presenting data in response to Government Consultations and internal UKTIA projects.
You will act as the first point of contact for members, media and the public, liaise with association committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders, assist in the management of incidents and take on ad-hoc projects.
Must Have (Essentials):
- Knowledge of regulatory and technical issues affecting the food and drink industry
- Responsible self-starter
- Strong ability to manage a diverse workload and a wide range of issues
- Good ability to sustain a range of working relationships
- Willingness to learn & take responsibility for projects
- Good communications skills, both verbal and written
- Very good administrative ability–including accounting competence
- Good ability to prioritise work, work under pressure and meet deadlines
- IT literate
- Good ability to analyse legislative documents
This organisation is a great place to work where they take wellbeing seriously and have a great benefits package to match, offering a pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, leisure travel insurance, gym subsidy, interest-free season ticket loan and cycle-to-work scheme.
Based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office with a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Their ‘Feel Good for Life’ team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.
The Regulation, Science and Sustainability team provide a timely and expert service to members, on technical and regulatory developments of interest to the UK food and drink industry. The team covers a wide range of issues including Allergens, Food Contact Materials, Food Law and Labelling, Residues and Contaminants and support a number of serviced Sector Associations on specific category areas of interest.
How to Apply:
If you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you’d be a great candidate to the email address on this job board now!
5.30pm, 20th September 2019
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