Función del empleo: Research & Innovation

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Clark, NJ

País: United States


Do you enjoy performing legal and compliance review on advertising and media?

Then L'Oréal Research & Innovation might be exactly the place you have always been looking for !
For more than a hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific Domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives.
L’Oréal R&I has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 3800 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, opened to the world. 

  • Perform legal and/or compliance review of advertising copy in all forms of media including but not limited to, television, digital media, packaging, print, public relations and other promotional materials.
  • Apply and provide claims advice applying laws, regulations and guidance from Federal Trade Commission, Food & Drug Administration and National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau.
  • Identify and analyze potential risks and assist the Legal team in defending claims-related legal challenges (litigations).
  • Evaluate and validate product claims for L’Oreal products, including claims-related launch responsibilities for domestic, regional and international brands collaborating closely with L’Oreal colleagues globally. Primary stakeholders will include the product development, product evaluation, regulatory, safety, marketing and legal teams, worldwide Claims and Country Scientific Directors.
  • Manage and lead a small team of claims substantiation professionals, prioritizing growth, development and inclusion.
  • Act as Principal contact person in the claims review in assigned areas, from inception to launch and beyond.
  • Review test reports, test designs and literature to determine if sufficient for claims support.
  • Participate in task forces on new claim territories with in-house experts in the field (sustainability claims, new performances…)
  • Create claims dossiers and provide substantiation dossiers to authorities in the US and abroad as needed, includes attestations, television network substantiations and retailer substantiation requests.  
  • Collaborate with international colleagues on Claims/Communications limitations in countries where products will be sold.
  • Keeps management informed of escalating issues. Assist management with formulating and implementing policy.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school; bar admission in at least one state and minimum of four years industry experience (cosmetics/personal care, pharmaceutical, food or products), including specific experience in claims substantiation, preferred
  • OR Bachelors degree with 8+ years progressive experience in a research and development environment (cosmetics/personal care, pharmaceutical, food or products) with 5+ years in claims substantiation
  • Extensive knowledge of the product claims regulations and U.S. compliance landscape
  • An active leadership role with Marketing, Legal and within R&I to resolve disputes on claims.
  • Collaborative, strategic, excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • The ability to work in a cross functional role and to interact effectively across highly matrixed global organization.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal) and the ability to identify and recommend solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience. If possible

  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal) and the ability to identify and recommend solutions to problems.
  • Flexible and adaptable; ability to work in an exhilarating, fast-paced environment.
  • Multi-lingual.  English fluency, Portuguese, French and/or Spanish would also be a plus.
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. on an on-going basis.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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