Specialist, Regulatory Affairs

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Germany supporting the expansion across the globe.

This role will support the Global Regulatory Affairs department to propel the hypergrowth and rapid global expansion of the brand. Someone who loves the complexity and detail orientation of global regulatory, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and excels in a passionate, collaborative culture would be successful in this role.

The position reports to the Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs.


  • Collaborate closely with business partners to support key business objectives.
  • Work with cross functional teams and third parties to obtain regulatory documentation for new and existing products related to testing, production, raw materials, formulas, finished goods, supplier documentation and external certifications.
  • Work closely with third party partners and commercial teams to support international registrations, authorizations and product certifications.
  • Provide regulatory review of product labels, artwork, manuscripts, information, labels, claims & marketing material to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Update and maintain Product Information Files (PIF), track documentation, and support key regulatory deliverables to support global registration timelines and product launches.
  • Maintain current knowledge of global cosmetic regulations and chemical compliance through ongoing research and data management.
  • Compile and organize data for annual reporting requirements and to support product registration requests and cosmetic notification projects.
  • Support retailer inquiries, technical documentation requests, and general product questions from various communication platforms.
  • Support internal audits and external certification/audits including Vegan and Cruelty Free.


  • 1-4+ years of experience in global regulatory affairs- cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, or consumer goods.
  • Well-organized and able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating dedication and creativity.
  • Previous experience in preparing documents for relevant authority submissions (Clinical Trial, Chemistry & Manufacturing, and or Product Registration).
  • Strong judgement, attention to detail and the ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication and analytic skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and analyze technical data and identify issues or gaps.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including fluency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Self-motivated and committed to a team approach.
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions within the boundaries of regulation.
  • Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline or relevant field, or equivalent.
  • Experience with OTC monograph and SPF products, preferred.
  • Experience engaging with Global Health Authorities, including the FDA, Health Canada, UK/European Union and China, preferred.

Salary Range

$70,000—$85,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.