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Regulatory Affairs Director

Regulatory Affairs Director – Chemicals
Location – New Jersey
Salary – $120,000 – $140,000


Mackenzie Stuart is working closely with one of their key US clients, to aid them in their search for a Regulatory Affairs Director, in New Jersey. This position will have national responsibility for the Personal Care Chemical portfolio from a regulatory and quality perspective. Therefore they are looking for an experienced individual who can quickly adapt to company culture and take on the responsibility of leading the Regulatory Product Team.



  • This individual will be responsible for ensuring the chemical portfolio meets all regulatory requirements before it can be taken to customers.
  • Assess and register all new products and ensure constant communication with the R&D department.
  • Anticipate and keep up to date with any changes in regulations and develop strategy to implement these within the lab.
  • Serve as a primary contact for clients who have questions and queries on regulatory or quality matters.
  • Manage a team of 5 direct reports and overlook their work to ensure the whole team are compliant.
  • This is a key role in the department, which will have a lot of responsibility, therefore extensive experience and knowledge is essential.



  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs or Quality Control.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related field.
  • Must have experience leading a team.
  • Strong communication skill to offer support both internally and externally.
  • An analytical and driven mind-set to identify issues and regulatory changes.
  • The ability to travel up to 20% of the time, to customers and workshops.


About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Select:


Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection consultancy business. With offices in Leeds, London & Toronto, we provide both retained and contingency recruitment services across a range of market sectors and industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical, Scientific, Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, FMCG, Logistics & Supply Chain, and manufacturing. We appreciate the uniqueness of every candidate’s situation and apply this to our business approach, striving to make trust and professionalism a paramount feature of our conduct.

Job Reference: DK-PC-65413

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Salary Range

$120,000 - 140,000


New Jersey