Regulatory Manager, North Asia,

China, Shanghai, Shanghai

Business unit: DP China & North Asia

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


- As key window point from AN DP, proactively participate in relevant Association venues to monitor changing regulations, take proper Lobby/advocacy with purpose of meeting DP business strategies in North Asia region (Great China, Korea and Japan)
- As representative of BU to voice out on related regulation topics and influence the industry partners timely
- Monitor industry regulatory in China and North Asia (covering Product performance, Green label, Product Safety) and assess business impact.
- Be responsible for taking all necessary steps to ensure timely interpretation of new regulatory requirements so that a common understanding and plan is defined with support by country and business.
- Initiate actions to ensure business have appropriate systems and tools in place to address emerging regulatory changes.
- Maintain relevant networks (internal and external) to get most updated regulatory information in China and North Asia to ensure regional compliance.
- Provide timely PSRA support to BU import & export business to ensure local activities compliance in North Asia region (Great China, Korea and Japan)
- Monitor and communicate regulatory product requirements within the PSRA community across the BA/BUs. 
- Coordinate and implement BU annual PS improvement plan to ensure compliance


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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

DP China & North Asia

Job family

Research, Development & Innovation

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Bachelor degree or above in Chemistry, Applied chemistry or strong technical related background
- Have in-depth knowledge of paints related industry.
- Has a proven track record of managing projects in cross-functional environment in multinational company.
- Experience in PSRA or HSE is required, Green label accreditation or business Regulatory Affair experience is preferred
- Be skilled in English and be capable to interact with senior colleagues across the globe with ease
- Has strong commercial sense to be able to interpret regulation requirement with Business team
- Good communication skill and influencing skill