Quality Regulatory Specialist

Oslo, NO, 0277

Orkla Health is the Nordic region’s biggest supplier and marketer of health products ranging from omega-3, oral care, vitamin and mineral supplements, as well as weight reduction and sport nutrition products. We offer products that meet specific health needs at every stage of your life – from cod liver oil and the very first toothbrush for small children, to extra vitamins or minerals tailored to your changing needs as you grow older. Our company operates in the Nordics, Baltics and Poland, but we are also represented in several other countries. In grocery stores, pharmacies and online, you will find our well-known brands such as Jordan, Möller’s, Nutrilett, Maxim, Collett, Sana-sol and CuraMed.

We are now looking for a Quality Regulatory Specialist. As a Quality Regulatory Specialist, you contribute to Orkla Health’s strategy, goals, and improvement work with securing product quality and safe and legal pharmaceutical products and food supplements. If you are passionate about contributing to a strong Quality & Safety culture in Orkla Health and work with continuous improvement in a dynamic, innovative matrix organization, then this exciting opportunity might be the right one for you.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

As Quality Regulatory Specialist you will:

  • Contribute to continuously improve quality and safety for our food, food supplements and pharmaceutical products.
  • Maintain and develop central quality support systems, identify, and perform improvement work and training related to these systems.
  • Support on food safety and quality assurance issues regarding products in Orkla Health.
  • Contribute to improve operations performance indicators (Safe and legal products, reduction of consumer complaints and cost of poor quality).
  • Coordinate and optimize handling of consumer complaints, request and facilitating root cause analysis (RCA) and implementation of corrective and preventive actions required.
  • Participate in the work with quality assurance of suppliers related to OFSS (Orkla Food Safety Standard) for suppliers and give input to release criteria’s for Orkla Health plants.
  • Participate in planning and performing internal audits, traceability tests and contingency tests.
  • Key contact for relevant internal and external stakeholders for pharmaceutical products including competent authorities.
  • Actively contribute to “go to market” communication for new launches and contribute to Artwork and regulatory compliance.
  • Participate in projects and take actions in processes.


Candidate profile:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in Quality Assurance and Regulatory, preferably within food, food supplements or pharmaceutical.
  • University degree within Food Science, Life science, Pharmacy or equivalent.
  • Depth knowledge in Quality assurance, problem-solving and improvement work.
  • Preferable: Experience with pharmaceutical standards, Food Safety Standards (GFSI recognized standards) or likewise.
  • Fluent in one Scandinavian language and English, both spoken and written.



  • Strong passion for working within Quality & Safety (Food, food supplements and pharmaceutical products).
  • Understand the brand/company strategy, business ambitions, customer agreements etc. and translate it into need of QA support.
  • Business oriented, results-driven, with strong drive and implementation power.
  • Analytical, structured and Improvement minded.
  • Solution oriented and self-driven.
  • Enjoy working together with people and build great relations.
  • Strong team player with good ability to communicate and collaborate across hierarchy and functions.

We offer:

  • Interesting and challenging working days in an international environment.
  • Open and inclusive working atmosphere.
  • Great opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • New locations at Skøyen/Oslo, with training facilities.


The position requires some travelling (approx. 10-20 days per year) and reports to Quality Director Ane Grjotheim.

In case of questions, feel free to contact Ane Grjotheim (ane.grjotheim@orkla.no)

Please provide the application including your CV, certificates and diplomas by 11th of June, 2023. We do not accept applications via email.