GMA is currently seeking a Regulatory Affairs - Labeling and Standards professional to join our Science and Regulatory Affairs division, in the area of Labeling and Standards. The candidate will have exposure to industry leaders in food policy with a primary focus on nutrition and food labeling regulations. This unique opportunity is designed for early career food science, nutrition or policy professionals.
The Regulatory Affairs Professional will gain valuable experience performing the following activities:
Monitor and analyze policy developments at the various branches of government, NGOs, etc.
Develop information for discussion with or review by federal agencies
Develop education and training resources for GMA members and industry stakeholders including webinars, workshops, and summary documents
Oral and written communication of regulatory and nutrition information to GMA members
Provide support to a variety of other projects as identified by the supervisor and team leaders
The best candidates for this position will be recent graduates from a Master’s program in nutrition, food science, public health, or related discipline. However, candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in these disciplines and sufficient professional experience will also be considered. Experience with regulatory affairs or food regulatory policy, focusing in the area of food labeling and standards is a plus. Computer skills in MS Office suite; excellent interpersonal skills; team-oriented; and excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
At GMA, people are our most important asset. We offer a collegial team-based work environment and opportunities for professional growth. To learn more about GMA please visit us at: www.gmaonline.org. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, please forward your letter of interest and a current resume marked attention HR17-07 via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. GMA is an equal opportunity employer.
Based in Washington DC and founded in 1908, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is the voice of America's food, beverage and consumer products companies. Our industry feeds the nation and the world. It enriches our daily lives, constantly innovates to meet changing consumer tastes and needs, and is a major driver of America's economic engine. Our companies are constantly working to addr...ess the world's most pressing challenges including health, hunger, product safety and sustainability.
GMA is an equal opportunity employer that supports a diverse workforce. We seek candidates for employment based on knowledge, skills and abilities that are relevant to job performance. We do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.