Vacancies Head of Group Compliance (m/f)
Oerlikon Corporate | Pfäffikon


Head of Group Compliance (m/f)

We are looking for a Head of Group Compliance (m/f). In this position you will be responsible for the design, coordination, roll-out and implementation of OC Oerlikon’s Compliance Program, following the "prevent, detect, respond" framework and aligned with a state of the art (benchmarked and reviewed) program content. This role is located in Pfäffikon, Switzerland and will report to the Group General Counsel.



  • Assisting the Board of Directors of OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon in overseeing Oerlikon’s compliance program
  • Monitoring and reporting results of the compliance and ethics efforts to the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors of OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon
  • Acting as Compliance Review Board (CRB) leader and facilitator and coordinating compliance investigations with Internal Audit function or external investigator
  • Reviewing of investigations and corrective actions taken by the CRB
  • Establishing and running Whistleblowing/Issue identification and allegation management process
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining Group House of Policies
  • Establishing and maintaining compliance network throughout the organization through regular contact points
  • Establishing and facilitating compliance risk assessment process in segments
  • Supporting Post Merger Integrations during their onboarding process
  • Selecting and leading external service providers such as compliance hotline, eLearning etc.
  • Acting as liaison between related business functions such as risk management, HSE, auditors and regulators on compliance issues


We expect

  • Highest ethical standards and integrity role model
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills
  • Very strong project management competence in managing projects in different locations and cultures
  • Master level or equivalent education (law degree being an advantage)
  • 5-6 years of hands on operational compliance experience
  • 3-5 years of compliance consulting experience at a consulting firm or equivalent business experience
  • Record of strong academic and professional achievement
  • Interpersonal and consultative traits providing credibility with all levels of management across multiple functions
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must, other languages (esp. German) will be a plus


We offer

  • You will find a culture of integrity with highly skilled and engaged engineers and business people, imprinted by a long standing history, intersected with our fast paced market driven changes
  • You have the unique opportunity to help shape this culture for our future endeavors by using the visibility and impact of this role in service of fostering the right mindset
  • We offer competitive pay and help you grow out of your comfort zone, should you be ready for it


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy to become a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. Backed by the key ability to intelligently engineer and process surface solutions and advanced materials, the Group is committed to invest in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable, more efficient and environmentally sustainable products. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 180 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2016. The company invested CHF 94 million in R&D in 2016 and has over 1 000 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

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Martin Huber
Human Resources
P: + 49 21 91 67 1242
Oerlikon Balzers Coating AG
Iramali 18
9496 Balzers
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