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Junior Food Law and Regulatory Counsel

Job Location: Luxembourg

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Food Law team in our Luxembourg Headquarters, we are looking for a Junior Food Law and Regulatory Counsel, who will be responsible for ensuring the full compliance of labelling and presentation of Ferrero products, according to the legislations of the different countries as well as Ferrero’s policies and commitments.
In this position you will have an international exposure, focusing your activities on the Multi-Countries Region (composed by BeNeLux, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria) and on a global scale for the Travel Market function. 

Main Responsibilities:

This role requires a close cooperation with the Line Manager and other Legal Counsels, both at central and local level, to ensure full alignment and consistent approach. It entails a lot of internal and external interactions: local Management, Marketing divisions, Technical departments, local/Central Legal Functions, external Legal Counsels and local industry associations. 

Covering this position, you will be the owner of many activities!
In particular, you will perform regulatory scouting and analyse, interprete and implement applicable Food Law requirements
You will draft/approve labelling specifications in cooperation with internal Legal Counsels, local Marketing and external consultants, bringing your advice on products claims and communication campaigns
By monitoring the external regulatory environment regarding food and packaging, you will identify initiatives that could affect Ferrero business and support Institutional Affairs colleagues in advocacy activities.

You will liaise with local external counsels on specific Food Law matters and provide legal opinions and risk assessment to different stakeholders. 
Thanks to your expertise, you will provide training and guidelines on Food Law compliance, sharing it also with Commercial Quality department. 

Who we are looking for:

You will bring your university knowledge and your thorough 2-3 years’ experience in European Food Law and you will leverage on your excellent knowledge of English and French or Dutch, together with your communication skills
Your flexible mindset and proactive attitude will help you to deal with the daily challenges. 

Don’t hesitate to grab this amazing opportunity and apply!

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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