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Full-Time Manager – Legal (male)

AMIRA PURE FOODS PRIVATE LIMITED Careers – Posted by manish95New Delhi, Delhi, India

Job Description

    Job Profile Summary

    Legal Food law Litigation, Food product packaging Compliance, Legal Metrology litigation, & IPR.

    Candidate profile summary

    “The candidate should have excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, logical and legal reasoning, sound judgement and excellent written and communication skills. The candidate should be self-motivated, committed, and be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Most importantly, the candidate should be able to manage multiple priorities, work efficiently under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines.

    Qualifications

    LLB/LLM with 5 to 10 years of Experience (FMCG or manufacturing sector preferred)

    Age group

    30-35 years

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Handle all food law litigations/ Judicial proceedings in respect to the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006.
            
    Drafting Responses to the notices received from Local Food safety officers.
    Interaction & dealing with Local Food safety officers for compounding of offence and Managing Litigation for and on behalf of the company pertaining to FSSA/PFA.
    Drafting & filing of written submissions /Affidavits/ Counter affidavits before ADM court/District Court
    Engage local Counsels, briefing of counsels including senior advocates on various writ petitions and court cases pertaining to FSSA and PFA (Prevention of Food Adulteration).
    Provide/assist counsel for providing documentary/ material evidence
    Interaction with Food Safety Officers while taking our food product sample. Defending against advertising complaints, enforcement actions and prosecutions, and defending against competitor challenges in court and other forums.

    Reviewed all domestic Packaging/laminates/artwork in accordance with the legal provisions provided in the Food Safety and Standard Packaging& Labelling Regulation.         

    Approval of domestic packaging and labelling requirement etc. for launch of new products (statutory compliance)/existing products, formulation of guidelines, interpretation of Govt. notifications/orders/Regulation and issuing of advices to the concerned Departments of the Company.
    Review of domestic Advertising and claims in all media, Packaging and Labelling to ensure compliance with Food laws, Advertising laws and other applicable regulations .
    Advising various Department and Management of the Company on issues connected with and incidental to Compliances under FSSA.
    Advising on food labelling, allergen labelling, and advertising issues, including criteria for making “nutrition,” “health,” and “structural/functional” claims; Monitoring legislation and policies affecting the regulation of food additives, ingredients, and materials used in contact with food, and providing strategic analysis of relevant laws and treaties.
    Preparing and submitting to the relevant authorities for obtaining regulatory clearance for the use of new food additives, novel foods, novel food ingredients, and substances used in finished food product.
     
    Liaisoning         

    Submission of Licensing application & other documents before the appropriate FSS Licensing authority.
    Liaison with various government departments, FSSAI etc. for getting registration, licenses, approval and consent and renewals expeditiously.

    Food laws of Foreign Countries
       
     Approval of other countries packaging and labelling requirement etc.
    Advising various Department and Management of the Company on issues connected with and incidental to Compliances under Food Laws of foreign country.

    Intellectual Property
            
    Preparation, maintenance and updation of MIS of the IP portfolio of the Company.
    Collecting documents for filing new applications for trademarks/ copyright in India and across the globe.
    Giving inputs/ suggestions in preparing strategies for new applications and to contest overcome opposition/ objections on the trademark applications.
    Provide support for opposition/ objections raised on the applications.
    Conduct worldwide search for adoption of trademark & inform the management about its availability.
    Liaising with the Indian and & Foreign attorneys.

    Legal Metrology Act         

    Nomination and Registration under Legal Metrology Act and Packaged Commodity Rules with various states Legal Metrology Director/Controller for each establishment of the company.
    Briefing of counsels including senior advocates on various writ petitions and court cases pertaining to Legal Metrology.
    Advising various Department and Management of the Company on issues connected with and incidental to Compliances under Legal Metrology.
    Miscellaneous work assigned by Management

    COMPETENCIES / EXPOSURE

    Soft / Behavioural Competencies

    Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
    Good communication skills

    Functional Competencies

    Excellent planning and execution skills
    Handling Food Law litigation, compliance in respect to food product packaging artwork, managing Trademark & Copyright portfolio.”
    Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions

    Please refer to the Job description above

Experience: Freshers

How to Apply

Recruiter Name:HR

Contact Company:AMIRA PURE FOODS PRIVATE LIMITED

Job Categories: Banking. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #EANF#, Drafting, and Legal.

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