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Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive

Job Type: Part time (2.5 days/ week), Fixed-term one year Contract
Location: Central London (Bloomsbury)
Salary: Competitive

The role

This role will support 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 an 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 FDF committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders, assist in the management of incidents and take on ad-hoc projects.

The team

FDF's 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.

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

How to apply

We'd love to hear from you, if you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send us your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you'd be a great candidate to recruitment@fdf.org.uk.


Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive

Job Type: Full time, Fixed-term contract until end May 2020
Location: Central London (Bloomsbury)
Salary: Competitive

The role

This role will support the serviced sector associations, working closely with the Associations and Groups Manager and the Director General of the Potato and Processors' Association (PPA) and the Snacks, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA).

This role will involve drafting and circulating daily media monitoring emails, 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.

You will act as the first point of contact for members, media and the public, liaise with FDF committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders, assist in the management of incidents and take on ad-hoc projects.

The Team

FDF's 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.

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

How to apply

We'd love to hear from you, if you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send us your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you'd be a great candidate to recruitment@fdf.org.uk.


More about working for FDF

Our organisation

We're the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) - the voice of the UK food and drink industry: the largest manufacturing sector in the country. We help our members operate in a highly regulated marketplace to maximise their competitiveness and profitability. Our job is to communicate our industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media. We also work in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure our food is safe, affordable and nutritious.

Our benefits

FDF is a great place to work where we 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.

Our workplace

We're based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office. We have a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Our 'Feel Good for Life' team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.

FDF operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion/beliefs, disability and age.