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Code Compliance Manager

Nestle Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP991-456

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Nestle Nutrition, a global company in the Nestle Group, helps to enhance peoples' lives through science-based nutrition products and services for consumer groups with specific nutritional needs. Our brands include Nestle and Gerber maternal and infant nutrition, PowerBar and Musashi performance nutrition and Jenny Craig weight management.

Position Summary

- Responsible for the coordination and implementation of compliance activities with regards to Nestle Policy & Instructions, the WHO Code and local legislation in alignment and ensure compliance with the FTSE4Good verification criteria for Nutrition teams.

A day in the life of

- Assist the Code Compliance Manager MENA to ensure compliance with WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, Nestle Policy and Instructions, and local legislations at market level.
- Act as a first validating and approving point for Code Management System request forms (Conference Sponsorships, Healthcare Professionals Sponsorships and Donations) for Nestle Nutrition in an efficient and timely manner for Lower Gulf & Levant and signing-off field activities, to ensure their compliance with Code Management systems and Local laws.
- Act as a first validating and approving point for Marketing, Products labels, trade materials for Nestle Infant Nutrition (NIN), Wyeth Infant Nutrition (WIN) and Nestle Nutrition Institute in an efficient and timely manner in Lower Gulf & Levant.
- Implementing the yearly Compliance Trainings (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced) for Nestle Employees, distributors and third parties and Communication process in Lower Gulf & Levant as aligned with Code Compliance Manager MENA.
- Participate in compliance Reviews as per the Compliance review plan for the region to ensure fulfillment of compliance requirements and FTSE4Good readiness in line with Code management system through conducting risk assessment, support with business sound recommendations and report to Code Compliance Manager MENA on daily basis.
- Responsible for taking immediate actions on reported violations, after agreement with Code Compliance Manager MENA, and coordinating the actions with relevant stakeholders.
- Coordinates and assists in the market readiness for internal and external (FTSE4Good) audits.
- Fully responsible for ensuring the closure of gaps identified by the FTSE self-assessment as well as by any internal or external Audit body.


What will make you successful

- A bachelor's degree is a must. A masters-level degree, especially an MBA will be a plus
- At least 2-4 years' experience in dealing with Audit, compliance related field and/ or legal experience as a plus
- Managed independently under challenging/demanding market environments and political scenes to achieve and exceed goals
- Audit experience is a plus
- Legal experience is a plus
- High-energy, positive, level of integrity & tenacity & team spirit
- Good communication skills in multi-cultural environment
- Good ability to network in various environments & matrix organization.
- Languages: fluent in English, other language is an advantage
- Learning agility
- Highly developed communication and presentation skills
- Strong decision making skills through ownership and courage
- Bachelor's Degree preferably in legal/ political science/ business or any other related field
- At least 2-4 years' experience in dealing with Audit, compliance related field and/ or legal experience as a plus

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nestle is 308,000 people strong and are driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. With more than 91.4 billion CHF in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development.

About the Company

Nestle with headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestle and is today the world's biggest food and beverage company. Sales for 2006 were CHF 98.5 bn, with a net profit of CHF 9 bn. We employ around 265,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world.

The Company's strategy is guided by several fundamental principles. Nestle's existing products grow through innovation and renovation while maintaining a balance in geographic activities and product lines. Long-term potential is never sacrificed for short-term performance. The Company's priority is to bring the best and most relevant products to people, wherever they are, whatever their needs, throughout their lives.

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