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Cargill Protein(Meat) Regulatory Lead Europe, Asia in Worcester, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 155 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Protein(Meat) Regulatory Lead Europe, Asia will identify, set and drive regulatory activities and strategic direction for growth and freedom to operate for meat protein product group throughout Europe and Asia. We seek a leader who will work closely with research and development and food safety quality and regulatory operations and partner with a broad set of key stakeholders, internally and externally, to define and enable compliance systems and processes, develop and cultivate strong relationships and knowledge, and enable commercial teams to establish and achieve business objectives and growth strategies.

LOCATIONS: United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium, France.

Key Accountabilities

  • Be the main regulatory and scientific affairs contact across functions for meat protein product group including product lines, key customers and commercial leaders.

  • Provide strategy and guidance, and coordinate the regulatory affairs initiatives within meat protein product group in the region to define the regulatory compliance for existing products, products destine for export.

  • Provide thought leadership in regulatory and scientific affairs area in the region including midterm and long term emerging issues.

  • Partner with food safety quality and regulatory and research and development colleagues to assess and implement programs and processes that enable regulatory compliance and innovation and priorities.

  • Monitor, understand, anticipate, and interpret regulatory changes. Share and train related functions to improve partnering and effectiveness.

  • Develop and coordinate regulatory positions, requirements, and processes by working with commercial teams and functional units, key customers, and external regulatory agencies.

  • Develop strong coordination and connections globally within our product groups and regionally across product groups to leverage synergies and ensure continuous development and enable capacity building for executing regulatory compliance and innovation.

  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in science or law; or Regulatory, Quality and Food Safety experience with a majority of time in a food/feed manufacturing companies

  • Advanced knowledge of food/feed laws and regulations relevant to meat protein product group

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

  • In-depth regulatory knowledge and experience in Europe and Asia.

  • Fluent in English speaking and writing


  • Master's degree in science or law

  • 10 years of professional regulatory experience with most of the time in food/feed companies

  • Strong relationship with government agencies in Europe and Asia

  • Active participation in key Trade Association(s) in Europe and Asia

  • Advanced knowledge of food laws & regulations in EU & Animal Nutrition and Health Subject matter expert and ensuring compliance with feed laws and regulations

  • Advanced management and regulatory processes improvement skills – delivering processes that are aligned, effective, and optimize Cargill resources

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

  • Advanced project management skills

  • Advanced training / meeting management

  • Advanced scientific knowledge - applying scientific knowledge in quality and food safety, and to provide input during new product development


In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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