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Senior Regulatory Officer – Food & Supplements


Senior Regulatory Officer – Food & Supplements

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Compliance & Regulatory


Ingenuity Regulatory Compliance


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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

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About Central Functions

Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business; ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded.

About Regulatory & Compliance and the Role

The Regulatory and Compliance team's primary focus is to ensure product formulation, labelling and website compliance for all THG Nutrition and Beauty brands globally. THG owns and operates many leading brands including, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and MyProtein.

THG is looking to recruit a Senior EU Regulatory Officer with a good understanding of EU Regulations pertaining to labelling of food and food supplements for UK/EU Countries, to join our Regulatory & Compliance Team. The role is reporting into the EU Regulatory Manager.

With a focus on brand protection, the Regulatory & Compliance Team plays a critical role in ensuring that our products can be marketed and sold legally all over the world. The role offers hybrid working from our Head Office near Manchester Airport, this role offers the opportunity to contribute to the Global success of The Hut Group and our market-leading brands.


  • Managing a small team of Regulatory Graduates/Associates/Officers, including setting objectives and cascading departmental objectives to direct reports. Taking accountability of own/teams workload.
  • Supporting from a regulatory position on key business projects.
  • Upkeep and maintenance of a comprehensive suite of applicable regulations and guidance.
  • Proactively identifying potential Regulatory / compliance issues and working together with the senior members of the team to reduce and/or eradicate their impact.
  • Oversee and input on regulatory requirements for New Product Development (NPD) and Existing Product Development (EPD) for THG Nutrition Brands including Myprotein, Myvegan, Myvitamins, Exante and Command.
  • Working closely with NPD on new formulations to ensure compliance in the UK and EU Member States.
  • Reviewing labelling, marketing material (including campaigns/scripts/clearcast/assets) to check that they are compliant with regulatory requirements.
  • Advising on nutrition and health claims, ensuring they are correctly worded on product labelling and websites.
  • Reviewing company websites to check that content is compliant with country specific regulatory requirements.
  • Completing food supplement product registration in EU Member States.
  • Assessing regulatory risk against commercial requirements and completing risk assessments as and when necessary.
  • Participating in Trade Association meetings, review communications, gather relevant data to help lobby for change as and when relevant.
  • Horizon scanning - Using own initiative to define upcoming regulatory challenges in the EU market based on changes in regulations and/or market trends.
  • Supporting on internal and external auditing including BRC and ISO (training provided).
  • Regularly review policies to ensure they are up to date.
  • Create training materials & provide training/upskilling for team members, wider teams and stakeholders as required.
  • Establishing and maintaining a strong working relationship with key stakeholders (NPD, Marketing, Brand, Commercial teams etc).
  • Supporting on routine nutrition analyses.


  • Qualification in Nutrition, Food Technology, Food Law, Food Science, Food Safety or other related subject.
  • Great understanding of regulations regarding food and food supplements and usage of claims in the UK/EU.
  • Great understanding of food industry standard practices.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and good time management.
  • Ability to communicate across different departments e.g. NPD, Brand, Marketing, SQA, QA, Packaging Artwork etc to ensure business needs are met.
  • Understanding of food supplement product registration process in EU Member States would be desirable but not essential.
  • Good IT Skills - (Email, Excel, Word and SharePoint).
  • Experience of product specification systems (especially Oracle Brand Compliance) would be desirable but not essential.
  • If you have experience managing, supporting and guiding a small team this would be an advantage.


  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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