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11 April 2024

We are recruiting: Regulatory Affairs Manager

We are recruiting: Regulatory Affairs Manager
The SWA is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Manager to join our Industry Sustainability team.

Team: Industry Sustainability (reporting to the Deputy Director)

Location: Edinburgh (HQ) or London. The SWA operates a hybrid working model with the expectation of two days per week in the office, flexible working requests will be considered.

Salary: £45,000-£53,000 per year

Benefits package: 25 days' holiday plus 9 public holidays and 3 days shutdown between Christmas and New Year.  Generous group personal pension plan. Flexible and hybrid working.


The role:

The Regulatory Affairs Manager, a new role in our Industry Sustainability team, will focus on key areas of compliance and regulation related to the production and movement of Scotch Whisky.  The post holder will be responsible for monitoring and assessing regulatory and other changes affecting our member companies, and for providing clear analysis of and insights into complex areas of regulation for members.  Other key stakeholders will include HM Revenue & Customs and the Health & Safety Executive. 

The full job specification can be downloaded here.


Applications and Equal Opportunities:

In order to apply please download the application form (including job description) here. Your completed form should be sent to before the closing date of 29 April.
In order to help us meet the aims and commitments in our equality, inclusion and diversity policy we ask you to download and complete a monitoring form although this is voluntary.  Please send your completed form to, separately from your application. The form is used to help us build a picture of how diverse our applicants are.  It will be separated from the rest of your application and will not be seen by members of the shortlisting or interview panels.  
The first stage in the recruitment process will be a CV-based interview, expected to be held on 13 May 2024.  
If you have any questions about the role or the SWA please contact us at