Regulatory Affairs Manager

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01 Dec 2021

CEPE, the European Association of producers of Paints, Printing Inks and Artists colours is recruiting an experienced Regulatory Affairs Manager. See

Job responsibilities

The Manager will be working in a small team reporting directly to the Technical and Regulatory Affairs Director and Managing Director. His/her tasks will consist in (not exclusively):

  • Developing the position of the coatings and inks sector on several issues including REACH, CLP, safety information (datasheets and labelling), transport. This includes the drafting of position papers, technical notes, updates, presentations, responding to public consultations.
  • Managing several technical working groups (printing inks, artist colours, coil....). This task includes drawing up agenda, preparing the technical aspects of the meeting, drafting the minutes, follow-up on decisions.
  • Acting as point of contact and liaison for company members and national associations.
  • Representing CEPE in external meetings and Fora e.g. European Commission, United Nations,
  • Strengthening and maintaining relevant contacts with representatives of the European Institutions and stakeholders (CEFIC, DUCC...)


  • Scientific background (a must) in chemistry or natural sciences
  • At least 8 years work experience
  • Previous experience dealing with safety, health and environmental issues preferably within an industry or association that is related to chemical mixtures like paint or printing ink or similar
  • Experience in a painting or inks company or a Trade association (a plus)
  • Fluent in English
  • Diplomatic
  • Stress resistant
  • Willing to travel

We offer:

  • A competitive salary and fringe benefits (pension scheme, health insurance, meal vouchers....) commensurate with work experience
  • Possibility of home working up to 3 days a week

Please send your application letter and CV by Sunday 21 November to:

Your application will be handled with the utmost confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Start date: ASAP           


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