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Food Law Assistant Counsel

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Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg, we are currently looking for a motivated Food Law Assistant Counsel

About the Role

The Food Law Department is looking for an assistant counsel to support the team in order to guarantee full compliance of products recently acquired by Ferrero Group from Nestlé USA according to domestic & international applicable legislations.

Main taks

  • Review and implementation of applicable laws and regulations;
  • Food labelling;
  • Food claims;
  • Food advertising on packaging materials, TV, digital media;
  • Food classification according to standards of identity;
  • Regulatory compliance of manufacturing processes, raw materials, colorings and additives;
  • Food safety risk assessment;
  • In-house assistance in case of litigation concerning food law issues


Main working relationships with the following departments

  • R&D, Raw Materials and Quality;
  • Global and domestic marketing units;
  • In-house Legal Competence Centers (Food regulatory, IP, Marketing law);
  • Outside counsels and consultants.

 

 

Who we are looking for:

Profile

  • MSC in Law, Food Law or related;
  • 2 / 4 years of experience;
  • Consistent experience in food laws and regulations of the US;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian and / or EU and / or Latin American food legislation frameworks considered a plus;
  • Professional experience with confectionery or pre-packaged foods legal & regulatory issues considered a plus;
  • Attention to details, high critical and proactive attitude.


IT Skills

  • MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)


Languages

  • Fluent in English
  • Any other European language is a plus

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.