Title:  Regulatory Affairs Manager

Job ID:  94481
Country:  USA
City:  Washington, DC
Professional area:  Corporate Affairs & Communications
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Washington, DC, US, 00000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com

Local Applicants Welcome. 


Department: CA & C

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Reporting to: CA&C Director

Role: Permanent, Anchor Band 18



Regulatory Affairs Manager


About the Role 

This position is responsible for managing JTI USA's regulatory monitoring, strategic engagement and communication program, to ensure an efficient and consistent approach to collecting, evaluating and communicating tobacco regulation developments in the USA. More specifically, this position is responsible for responding to regulatory proposals, engaging with regulators, and supporting JTI USA in regulatory submissions. In addition, this position is responsible for regulatory trends analysis to provide management with relevant and actionable information to address federal regulatory issues.



What you will do

  • Responsible for developing and managing the US regulatory processes, tools and resources with a focus on current and future FDA regulations;
  • Draft regulatory proposal responses and coordinate with relevant functions to submit comprehensive comments. Represent company in key forums by presenting company positions on complex regulation;
  • Further expand our relationships with key regulators - Identify opportunities for engaging with regulators on regulatory proposals, regulatory submissions, or other relevant issues at hand. Support government affairs team with complex regulatory advocacy to relevant legislative committees. Continue building on successful informational material that can be presented clearly and concisely to policymakers;
  • Coordinate and manage contacts with consultants and advisors on regulatory issues such as interpretation of regulations, regulatory submissions and other relevant regulatory issues;
  • Monitor and analyze regulatory trends. Develop internal reports and presentations regarding status of regulatory issues for management;
  • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.




Who We Are Looking For

dynamic, passionate, and result-oriented person, with:

  • Minimum BA with specialization in regulatory science, communication, law, public relations, or relevant work experience;
  • Management of regulatory policy issues. 5+ years work experience in regulatory affairs required. Candidates with experience in the tobacco, pharma, government agencies or other regulated industry preferred;
  • Fluent English;
  • Strong English communication skills, both oral and written. Data management skills required.                                                         


What We Offer


In JTI USA, we are proud to be recognized as Top Employer and awarded the Global Equality Standards certificate as we continue our dedication to equal pay and equal opportunities. 


Our culture is what makes JTI USA a fun and exciting environment to work in. We value integrity, trust, empowerment, and freedom - freedom of choice, freedom of thought, freedom of expression, and freedom to be yourself. 


We ask for accountability, ownership, results, and collaboration. 


And we care for our people's well-being - In addition to the salary, you might want to enjoy the following: 

  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Personal Development 
  • Medical/ Dental & Vision Plan for employee & family members.
  • Life insurance
  • Matching 401(K)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Family Leave of 20 Weeks
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability 
  • Education/ Tuition Assistance
  • Flexible Dress Code
  • Hybrid Work Setup 
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Office Parties 
  • Volunteering Activities 
  • Employee Assistance Program - counseling, for employees & family members. 


In addition to other perks & benefits (i.e. fitness/ wellbeing activities, employee discounts, service awards, recognition program, etc.) 

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