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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Regulatory Affairs Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  7 Jul 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 158153 - Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognised for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!



Regulatory Affairs Manager is responsible for leading technical & regulatory compliance of Hill’s Pet Nutrition with regulations concerning research & development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of Hill’s products in the EMEA region, with a particular focus on Environment, Sustainability and compliance with the European Green Deal regulatory framework.
She/he works cross-functionally to facilitate regional and global decision making by functioning as Regulatory subject matter expert and liaison for Regulatory affairs in the areas of responsibility.
He/she will be representing Hill’s Pet nutrition in the trade associations at European (FEDIAF) and national level.



  • Stays abreast of regulatory developments in Europe, monitors changes in the regulatory environment, and designs and recommends regulatory strategies to assure compliance of Hill’s products and initiatives with the applicable regulations
  • Ensures timely regulatory support and action
  • Represents Hill’s Pet Nutrition in the European and National (Czech) Trade association, and assures active engagement with Trade associations’ activities in the area of Environment & Sustainability. Shapes and influences Trade association agenda.
  • Fosters positive engagement with regional and global cross-functional teams (R&D, Marketing, C&SL, Procurement, Manufacturing, Professional Vet Affairs, Legal) as well as with regulatory authorities 
  • Ensures that product claims and marketing communication, especially in the area of sustainability, are compliant with the applicable legislation
  • Ensures compliance of packaging, including labeling, with applicable national and EU requirements.Possesses in-depth knowledge of applicable regulations in the region and translates this knowledge into regulatory strategies and action plans
  • Researches, updates and maintains regulatory intelligence files. Writes regulatory assessments and regulatory POVs as needed



  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, animal sciences, nutrition, veterinary, biology, chemistry, other sciences or related technical field.
  • Preferred: Master degree in Environmental science, Biology, Chemistry or nutrition/science - related area with post graduate degree(s) desirable.
  • 7+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs preferably in the animal feed / pet food or human food industry.
  • Proven ability to interpret and apply regulatory requirements.
  • Trade associations’ experience
  • English proficiency
  • Knowledge of European regulatory requirements relevant to responsibilities is desirable.



  • Excellent communication skills including interpersonal, writing, presentation and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with various departments, understand the business perspective; and provide advice, counsel, and leadership to meet market objectives
  • Ability to interpret issues that may impact Hill’s products
  • Ability to educate appropriate members of the regulatory agencies and trade associations on key issues impacting Hill’s
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Office suites

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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