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Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist (Full Time)
Job Title: Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist
Reports to: Global Regulatory Compliance Team Manager
Location: Ireland Home/Office Flexible
Compliance & Risks is the leading provider of market access and product compliance SaaS solutions and is recognized as the leading end-to-end global product compliance solution provider across the technology, consumer goods and retail, industrial goods and life sciences sectors. The company’s market leading SaaS platform, C2P, enables uninterrupted market access for enterprises selling products globally by monitoring and managing key product requirements, regulations and standards in their chosen markets. The C2P platform provides the world’s most comprehensive database of legislative information, insights and actions, linked to product workflows, to help clients bring products to markets faster with lower risk and ensure ongoing compliance.
The company serves over 220+ global enterprise customers including: GE, Google, Nike, Amazon, Ikea, Bose, Tesla, Vaillant, Unisys, Samsung and Fujitsu.
Overview of Role
As a Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist you will be working as part of our Global Regulatory Compliance Team (GRCT). The GRCT is responsible for monitoring global regulatory developments, both enacted and proposed, as well as supporting information, such as guidance documents, on a wide range of topics, from product safety to environmental to occupational health & safety and inputting this information into our online database ‘C2P’ (Compliance to Product) in a structured format, providing an overview of the regulatory information.
The main responsibility of the Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist (SRCS) is to review content entered into the C2P database by other team members and, once reviewed, release the content to C&R’s clients. It is the SRCS’s responsibility to ensure that information entered into the database and released is accurate, correct, aligned with conventions and of a consistently high quality.
Additionally, the SRCS will be responsible for a number of specific content areas in C2P, possessing a deep understanding of the content and the ability to answer queries from team members, salespeople, clients etc. arising in their specialised areas. The SRCS will continually strive to develop their knowledge and profile with regard to their content areas by attending webinars & conferences, preparing white papers and, possibly, presenting webinars and at conferences.
The SRCS will be responsible for answering client queries which come in through C&R’s ‘Ask Our Experts’ function, responding directly to client queries on global regulatory information. The SRCS will also be involved in working on specialised projects for clients when the opportunities arise.
KRA 1: Monitor
Monitor regulatory developments for specified countries;
Ensure a comprehensive & reliable bank of sources of regulatory information is built up & maintained to ensure effective and optimal monitoring;
Own and maintain ‘Monitoring Issues’ for specified countries, ensuring sources of regulatory information & any useful information to aid monitoring is recorded and current;
Utilise automatic monitoring tools to maximise the efficient and prompt capture of regulatory information.
KRA 2: C2P Database Content
Review sources and regulatory updates added to C2P, ensuring they are accurate, correct, in line with conventions and of a consistently high quality;
Assign edits tasks to team members to make corrections and amendments to sources where this is required;
Ensure all database content released to C&R’s clients meets the high standards of the GRCT;
Add regulatory updates and expert commentary on global regulatory developments of importance and interest to clients;
Work with other SRCSs to ensure an aligned and consistent approach to reviewing;
KRA 3: Research
Conduct research in the field of global regulations and standards, taking on more complex and technical research tasks;
Conduct research in response to client queries which come through our “Ask Our Experts” function;
Research and prepare specialised reports for clients.
KRA 4: Content Areas
Possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of all areas of coverage in the C2P database;
Be the go-to person for a number of specific content areas in C2P;
Maintain the Content Boundary Documents for your responsible areas;
Provide guidance & answer queries on your specialised areas both to within the team and externally e.g. the sales team & clients.
Continually deepen and develop your knowledge of your responsible content areas by reading, attending webinars & conferences and writing on the areas.
KRA 5: Process Improvements
Actively engaging in ongoing changes to GRCT processes in order to improve team efficiency as well as pro-actively contributing ideas and suggestions for improvement.
Demonstration of Values
All employees should continually promote legacy of Company Culture through demonstrating its values –
Trust, Respect, Winning Together, Innovation
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
Degree, at a minimum, preferably Law. Postgraduate or Masters in Law desirable;
Two to three years experience in a law firm, in-house or related industry.
Language skills an advantage - but not essential
Proficient in the use of computers;
The successful candidate will be a hard working, self-motivated, strong communicator with good problem solving skills, initiative and attention to detail.
Compliance and Risks is an equal opportunities employer
Compliance and Risks helps manufacturers, retailers and their supply chain partners monitor and manage requirements, regulations and standards for a cleaner, safer and better world.
We create business advantage for clients by providing reliable legislative information, insights and actions through C2P, our knowledge management software platform, consulting, market access, managed services and other solutions.
The company is recognized as the end to end global regulatory solutions provider across the technology, consumer goods and retail, industrial goods and life sciences sectors.
Headquartered in Cork, Ireland, we also have offices in Brussels, California, London and New York.
In the beginning
When Damien McGovern, an Irish Barrister, was working with Deloitte in Brussels, he was overwhelmed by the amount of EU official journals being delivered daily to his desk.
Realizing that there must be another option, he conceived a more efficient way to assess the risks and opportunities in proposed legislation. Damien’s experience with legal, regulatory, and compliance issues, and an understanding of the problems for his customers of not having suitable tools for a difficult job, gave rise to our knowledge management platform, C2P and the establishment of Compliance & Risks in 2002.