Food Safety Senior Manager, Japan

3+ months agoTokyo, Japan


As a Food Safety Senior Manager you are responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant food safety regulatory guidelines. You will develop compliance strategy, build new solutions and processes, and support the ongoing operations for the Global Compliance team. This is an exciting and challenging position that provides Compliance guidance for all the existing and emerging businesses in Japan and APAC Market. The successful candidate shows excellent judgment and instincts in decision-making and proactively and continually improves their level of knowledge about Amazon's business, its platform, and relevant technologies. This position is located in Tokyo, Japan.

Key responsibilities:
• Actively partners with Legal and business teams to interpret and define compliance obligations for the business.
• Drives scalable solutions to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements, by collaborating with tech teams and relevant internal stakeholders.
• Engages cross-organizationally with leadership to design compliance controls, best-in-class processes and systems, and drives continual improvement.
• Makes recommendations to senior management on opportunities for organizational and business-level risk mitigation regarding compliance.
• Maintains subject matter mastery and current industry knowledge to advise senior leadership on emerging trends, regulatory requirements and on impact to business strategic roadmap.
• Supports strategic relationship with local authorities and Key Opinion Leaders to ensure early anticipating and influencing the potential regulatory changes.
• Defines clear compliance strategy for Japan, and as an extension for APAC, and sets high performance standards for department.

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• 7+ years of experience in food safety and quality in a food manufacturing environment or retail business.
• Experience leading a team, and partnering with key stakeholders, including legal and business teams.
• Fluent in English
• Experience utilizing analytical and problem solving skills on a day to day basis.


• Previous experience in consumer goods, retail, e-commerce environment or other fast-paced, large-scale technology driven businesses is a strong plus.
• Specific knowledge and/or experience of food safety regulations and standards in Japan and/or APAC.
• Leveraging an external network, with previous experience with regulatory influencing, and/or regulatory science advocating.
• Working knowledge of lean six sigma and process improvement methodologies.
• Business level Japanese is preferred.

※賃金に関する条件は、初回面接時までに個別に通知します。Detailed condition of the salary will be notified individually prior to the 1st interview.

Job ID: Amazon-1371593