Director, Regulatory Affairs

The Honest Company is seeking a Director, Regulatory Affairs. In this position, you’ll be a key player in overseeing and supporting all aspects of our regulatory and compliance programs.  You’ll manage corporate and product compliance matters across all sectors of the business, including product development, labeling, marketing copy/claims, governmental compliance, fulfillment, and shipping and distribution. To achieve success in this role, you’ll need to work efficiently and effectively with cross-functional teams. If you’re a dynamic leader and an expert in regulatory affairs, we’re looking for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, implement and manage company-wide corporate and product compliance programs and processes across the company and all product categories, including interpreting regulations to develop compliant processes that are pragmatic and meet the needs of the business
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory schemes, including FDA, FTC, OSHA, EPA, CPSC
  • Provide critical review and approval of all regulated products, label artwork, and marketing copy (including U.S. cosmetic and OTC drugs)
  • Collaborate with contract manufacturers on compliant label ingredient listings
  • Establish and maintain ingredient/product substantiation files to support regulated claims
  • Assist global regulatory partners with review and approval of label artwork and acceptable marketing claims/copy
  • Search, track, and analyze regulated product trends and claims to ensure up-to-date compliance with U.S. and international regulations and emerging trends
  • Collaborate with Product Development on clinical and safety testing
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Claims & Clinical, and Legal on marketing claims/copy review and development
  • Assist new market development teams regarding global label reviews and approvals
  • Manage and mentor Honest’s Regulatory team members
  • Assist in creating and developing dossiers for global product registrations and compliance
  • Track and report on new and developing US federal and state legislation/regulation affecting personal care products industry

You’ll love this job if you’re:

  • Highly analytical and strategic. Your problem solving skills are impressive and unparalleled
  • Ready for startup life. You thrive in a fast paced, fluid environment
  • Thoughtfully articulate. From elevator chats to boardroom meetings, you always know the best way to inform, persuade, and build strong relationships along the way
  • A self-starter who loves collaboration. You’re comfortable working independently as well as influencing cross-functional teams
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of regulatory compliance experience in the personal care/cosmetics/OTC space
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for all Honest products regulated in the United States
  • Excellent research and analytical skills with the ability to locate and integrate information from global trade, regulatory, legal and scientific references
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers, testing labs and regulatory consultants
  • Ability to integrate company-wide developments and cross-functional projects with regulatory needs of domestic and international markets
  • Excellent personnel and project management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite

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