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Divisional Compliance Coordinator (m/f/d)


Ponte de Lima, 16, PT, 4990-645 Vila Nova de Cerveira, 16, PT, 7920-011 Sao Domingos de Rana, Lissabon, PT, 2785-723

Req ID 42507 Ponte de Lima, Sao Domingos de Rana, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

We are looking for qualified compliance experts to join the ZF Corporate Compliance team as a Divisional Compliance Specialist (m/f/d) to support the implementation of the ZF Group Compliance Management System (CMS) at ZF Divisions. This position has global responsibilities and works closely with Divisional compliance officers, legal, and business personnel. The location of the position is flexible with an expectation that the position would be located at one of our key ZF locations in Portugal.


Your tasks as a Divisional Compliance Coordinator (m/f/d):

  • Support the design, implementation and continuous improvement of the ZF global Compliance Management System (CMS) within the division and the modification/ adaption to divisional needs
  • Responsibilities include support for: risk assessments, risk reporting/monitoring, CMS audits, Business Partner due diligence checks, and ZF policy implementation
  • Interface with functional groups inside and outside the compliance organization to ensure the training program – content and methods – meet legal and company objectives and implement the training program
  • Support the design and implementation of a formal compliance communication strategy that includes creation and roll out of compliance content
  • Support Compliance investigation needs within the Division (incl. data gathering, coordination, interviews, etc.) as well as coordination of results and corrective measures

Your profile as a Divisional Compliance Coordinator (m/f/d):

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, legal or comparable with minimum 6 years of experience in compliance, risk management and/or audit with a strong focus on risks and controls and risk-based auditing techniques preferred, either in a global industrial company or a major accounting or law firm
  • Strong methodical approach, analytical and process-oriented thinking, critical judgment and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Fluent in English is a requirement, fluent in German is considered an asset and ability to travel up to 30%
  • Excellent presentation, communication and social skills
  • High grade of accuracy and discretion/confidentiality with an experience in an international environment

We would like to ask you to provide an English version of your CV.


About ZF:

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

With some 157,500 employees worldwide, ZF reported sales of €38.3 billion in fiscal 2021. The company operates 188 production locations in 31 countries.


Be part of our ZF team as Divisional Compliance Coordinator (m/f/d) and apply now!


Ann-Kathrin Reißner


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