Manager - Legal - Food laws & Metrology Firm (10-20 yrs)
Legal manager - Food Laws & Metrology.
Job Location South MUMBAI
Age - limit upto 42 years
- Looking for in house counsels handling Food Law litigation, compliance in respect to food product packaging artwork, managing Trademark & Copyright portfolio.
- The candidate should be self motivated, committed, and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
- The candidate should have excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, logical and legal reasoning, sound judgment and excellent written and communication skills.
- Most importantly, the candidate should be able to manage multiple priorities, work efficiently under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines.
a. Handling all documentation relating to FMCG business for supply / procurement of raw materials and products; agreement relating to lease of manufacturing units/ premises to be used for FMCG business and sale of goods;
b. Ability to interpret laws and inform/educate the concerned with the latest changes and amendments to the same from time to time.
c. Drafting and vetting of all types of contracts required in day to day business of a Company.
d. Advising the units / manufacturing and marketing teams for compliance under Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Act (FSSAI) and Legal Metrology Act, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, their rules, guidelines, orders, etc.
e. Experience on replying Statutory Notices, Show Cause Notices and managing Departmental/Court cases relating to the FSSAI, Legal Metrology Act and Drugs and Cosmetics Act filed against the Company.
f. Advising the company in all matters pertaining to FSSAI, Legal Metrology and Drugs and Cosmetics Act,
g. Ensuring compliances including but not restricted to strategy to minimise notices/ litigations, training the concerned staff on various compliances related to the aforesaid acts.
h. Handling all activities relating to registration, modifications, renewals of various licenses, permits, approvals under the aforesaid acts and all issues arising out of the same.
i. Maintain cordial relations with various authorities and develop a strong network to further the organisation's interests.
j. Good communication skills in English and local languages (Marathi, Hindi etc.)
k. Maintaining a database of all licenses, permissions and other related documents.
l. Co-ordinating with the factories and advising them on their requirements and issues which are raised by them from time to time.
m. Well-grounded in knowledge and application of laws.
n. Proficiency in MS Office
o. Must be a team player and have good communication skills and strong business acumen.
p. Should be action oriented and should have a passion to deliver results;
Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity;