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Regulatory Product Compliance Specialist – US

Jan 26, 2024


Job Title: Regulatory Product Compliance Specialist – US (Full Time)

Reports to: Global Regulatory Compliance Manager

Location: US / Remote (North Carolina)

About Us:

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.

Our Values:

All employees should continually promote legacy of Company Culture through demonstrating its values – 1. Trust 2. Respect 3. Winning Together 4. Innovation

Compliance & Risks is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Overview​ ​of​ ​Role 

As a Regulatory Compliance Specialist with a knowledge of and experience in US product safety and environmental regulations, 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. 

The Regulatory Compliance Specialist (RCS) will be responsible for tracking regulatory developments globally in the US at both federal and state level as well as certain other designated countries if required and inputting this information into our online database ‘C2P’ (Compliance to Product) in a structured format, providing an overview of the regulatory information and identifying key details such as when the measure enters into force & upcoming compliance deadlines. 

Additionally, the RCS will take on responsibility for a specific content area in C2P, actively developing and deepening their knowledge of the area & answering queries on the content from within the team as well as externally e.g. the sales team & clients.

The RCS will also be expected to handle more complex research tasks and aid in researching answers to client queries which come through our “Ask Our Experts” function. 

Key​ ​Responsibilities: 

KRA​ ​1:​ ​ ​Monitoring 

  • Monitor regulatory developments for the USA (federal and state) in addition to other specified countries if required; 
  • Ensure a comprehensive & reliable bank of sources of regulatory information is built up & maintained to ensure effective and optimal monitoring; 
  • Own and maintain ‘Country Monitoring SOPs’ for the USA (federal and state) and other countries that may be assigned and 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:​ ​Entry​ ​of​ ​Regulatory​ ​Information​ ​into​ ​C2P 

  • Enter regulatory and supporting sources into C2P for the USA (federal and state) and other countries as required in line with established data entry conventions; 
  • Ensure all information added to C2P is accurate & exhibits a keen attention to detail; 
  • Extract key requirements and other relevant details  (eg compliance deadlines, products and chemicals in scope, entry into fore dates etc) from sources to enable C2P users to assess relevance of the regulatory and supporting measures to their business; 
  • Add regulatory updates on US federal and state regulatory developments of importance and interest to clients 

KRA​ ​3:​ ​Research 

  • Conduct research in the field of US federal and state regulations and standards (and other countries as may be required) in response to client queries which come through our “Ask Our Experts” function or a part of a managed services project. 

KRA​ ​4:​ ​Subject Matter Expertise

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of all areas of coverage in C2P database;
  • Become the go-to person for a specific content area(s) in C2P; 
  • Maintain the Content Boundary Document for your responsible area;
  • Provide guidance & answer queries on your specialised area both to within the team and externally e.g. the sales team & clients. 

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. 

Qualifications,​ ​Experience​ ​&​ ​Skills 

  • Degree in Law, Business or equivalent from a reputable third level institution. Postgraduate or Masters in Law or equivalent desirable. Other degrees (such as Science / Chemistry / Electronic Engineering) may be considered if the candidate has industry regulatory experience and/or strong research, writing and language skills. 
  • Experience in product regulatory compliance, industry (e.g. electronic appliances, industrial machinery, power tools, garden machinery, apparel/clothing/textiles) or related field such as product design, labelling, restricted substances, safety and/ or testing desirable.
  • Experienced researcher; 
  • Significant knowledge of US environmental, product compliance, ESG/sustainability or associated regulations including California Prop 65, Consumer Product Safety Act, Toxic Substances Control Act,  Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products etc
  • Excellent project and time management skills; 
  • Language skills are an advantage. 
  • 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. 

Company Highlights

  • 20-30% YoY revenue growth since 2017
  • Established global offices
  • Top private equity sponsorship from Luminate Capital Partners
  • 60,000+ regulations and standards on the platform
  • A marketing leading retention rate over 95%

Our Values:

  • Our values foster connection and trust between employees as we strive to exceed client expectations. Our values are: 1. Trust, 2. Respect, 3. Winning Together and 4. Innovation

We are a diverse team in Compliance & Risks and we are committed to building and promoting an inclusive place to work for everyone. We strive to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our organization.  We aim to increase the diversity of our employee base by growing our diverse talent pipeline, including partnerships with organizations like Resilient Coders, Women who code, Women in Tech. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees, by promoting a work environment free from bullying, discrimination or harassment. Compliance & Risks is an equal opportunities employer