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Compliance Officer HQ & DACH (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  43287

Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

Strategic responsibilities

  • Co-manage the strategic advice in Compliance-related governance matters in DACH and across the Grünenthal Group
  • Support the design and rollout of Compliance frameworks during business integration processes
  • Strengthen the Compliance governance across the Grünenthal Group 
  • Drive the definition, collection and analysis of data for the reporting of Key Performance Indicators on relevant Compliance topics

Operational responsibilities

  • Manage Compliance-related matters in the DACH region, including internal investigations
  • Support the implementation of Business Partner and Foreign Trade Compliance frameworks across the Grünenthal Group
  • Design and conduct Compliance training matrixes, formats and training sessions 
  • Manage and perform Compliance reviews & approvals across the Grünenthal Group


What you'll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • A Masters degree, preferably in law (or business administration/economics)
  • 3-5 years of work experience in the Compliance function or a law firm
  • A proven track record in project management
  • Preferably comprehensive business process knowledge in the pharma industry
  • Fluent language skills in Business English & German (oral and written), additional Spanish language skills appreciated
  • Ability to effectively manage internal and external stakeholders to challenge ideas in a cross-cultural work environment



About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Hannah Klötzer

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