Asia Pacific - Regional Regulatory Affairs & Quality Management Manager

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Date: 24 Nov 2023

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Shiseido


The Regional Regulatory Affairs & Quality Management Manager is responsible for developing strategies and executing plans for Regulatory Affairs work across all SAPAC brands / product categories. In addition, this candidate also provides support for future innovation across all our brands via Regulatory intelligence. The incumbent needs to ensure smooth launching of Cosmetic products (consider strategy, advise, create process for getting product license / advertisement approvals and be able to precisely check the correctness of documents) in the region. Incumbent will also need to work on projects related to Quality Management in the region to support Shiseido group quality.




  • Develop strategies and plans for ensuring regulatory compliance for all brands across APAC region.
  • Support to ensure accuracy and timely preparation of Cosmetic product documents to Local Affiliates and distributors for product notification / Registration.
  • Check the correctness of documents received from HQs.
  • Assist in checking the details of the local regulation and other regulation concerning the matter.
  • Update ingredient restriction database based on amendment of regulations.
  • Support in attending to correspondent request from Regulatory in Local Affiliates and distributors when necessary.
  • Support to give advice on Regulatory points for APAC Advertisement
  • Get information of new regulation and support for APAC markets to comply with them.
  • Support product innovation via Regulatory Intelligence
  • Timely completion of surveys related to regulations to support future innovation.
  • Proactively work with markets to understand evolving Regulations and conduct impact assessment.
  • Provide accurate and timely support to local affiliates and distributors regarding regulatory inquiries from local authorities, consumers, retailers and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure claim/advertisement compliance in cooperation with Asia Pacific Innovation Center as for inquiries from APAC Mkt, GIC and other relevant stakeholders.
  • For Quality Management, support regional quality team to manage quality control for the Companies, such as consumer complaints both for health and quality.
  • Provide accurate and timely support to local affiliates and distributors regarding quality inquiries from local authorities, consumers, retailers and other stakeholders.
  • Develop plans for work process improvement and simplification on regular basis.




  • Minimum Degree holder major in any relevant science related disciple and above from a recognized tertiary institution


  • At least 5 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs and preferably in the cosmetic/beauty industry at regional level


  • Have the science / technical knowledge (ingredient, formulation, safety); ideally comes with a pharmacy background (Pharmacist)


  • Proactive mind, interest in Regulatory Affairs and must possess learning attitude.


  • Self-motivated, organized and highly energized to work on multiple projects at same time and with speed.


  • Should be open to take up more responsibilities and work as per evolving Department needs.


  • Must possess analytical skills and sound issue management capabilities.


  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, must be a team player.


  • Good command of English


  • Able to travel on need basis.

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