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Regulatory Affairs Scientist

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Do you want to invent, reapply, develop and deliver breakthrough product, process, material and packaging technologies? Are you passionate about providing delightful and winning brand experience to consumers?

Then an Associate R&D Scientist role in the GPS function is what you are looking for!

We work on groundbreaking technologies with multifunctional and highly professional teams across the company. In R&D, we have opportunities in a variety of technical fields like: Product Research, Process Development, Raw Material Development, Packaging Development, Analytics, Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs in the areas of Beauty Care, Hair Care, Perfume, Chemicals, Home Care and Personal Health Care.

Global Product Stewardship is an R&D function that is responsible for regulatory compliance of P&G products with global, regional and local laws & regulations, as well as, ensuring that P&G products are safe and perceived as safe to Consumers and Environment. Regulatory compliance involves all activities necessary to ensure that products are registered with meaningful Authorities where required and that their formulation & label are compliant to the applicable laws and regulations.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Own compliance of all P&G products in Africa

  • Use P&G local partners to capture regulatory information from expansion markets in Africa

  • Build P&G knowledge of regulatory requirements in Africa

  • Guide internal technical teams on the regulatory landscape in Africa and pinpoint the best strategy to achieve regulatory compliance

  • Liaise with R&D functions to assess products’ formula & label compliance with requirements in target markets and compile technical dossier

  • Use P&G partners to execute product registration with local Authorities

  • Represent the Regulatory Affairs team in product launch teams and advise on the best approach to deliver new projects in full regulatory-compliance

  • Ensure timely communication and full regulatory clearance for new projects

  • Work with governmental agencies in Africa to develop local regulations directly and/or through local partners The role may require frequent travel to several destinations in Africa.


What we are looking for:

  • A minimum of Scientific Bachelor’s degree (Life Science or Pharmaceutical).

  • Excellent communications skills, able to work well with Governmental agencies and business partners

  • Ability to work effectively and build relations with external counterparts in different geographies, nationalities and cultures

  • Passion for excellent execution and follow-through

  • Proficiency in Arabic and English both written and spoken is a must

The following would be a phenomenal plus for this role:

  • Technical Master's degree

  • Proficiency in the French and/or Spanish Language

  • Previous regulatory experience or work with governmental agencies

Just so you know:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our mission of Diversity and Inclusion is: “Everyone valued. Everyone included. Everyone performing at their peak”.

About us:

We offer meaningful challenges from day one and effective and constant training. Thus, we bring to bear the strengths of our employees and develop them to become phenomenal leaders, reaching the highest levels of management. In addition, diversity is very important for us: we seek the most diverse talent so that we always know how to innovate to exceed the expectations of our 5 billion consumers in the world. Therefore, working with us is the best opportunity to do what you love, with constant challenges and to be recognized for its results. More than that, it's the ideal opportunity to help us touch and improve billions of lives in our world.

For over 175 years, we have built some of the world’s most successful brands, including Ariel®, Tide®, Pantene®, Pampers®, and Gillette®. We believe in serving the consumer and ensuring our organization, talent and brand building reflects the diversity and needs of the approximate 5 billion people around the world we serve through our brands. We value leadership as well as deep understanding and offer fulfilling career opportunities that make us an unbeatable force in our industry.

Job locations:
Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Job Type: Full-time Job categories: Research & Development Req No: RND00004729
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