Senior Compliance Expert Sanctions & Export Control m/f/t


Essen, NW, DE, 45141


To start as soon as possible, full time / part time, permanent

Your responsibilities
You are a qualified Compliance professional with experience in sanctions & export control, you are highly motivated to drive a Compliance Management System at a global energy company forward and are looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to be part of a team that is enthusiastic about its work and want to make an impact? Then we have the right opportunity for you:

  • You will develop, manage and improve an internal compliance program (ICP) for sanctions & export control, including the development and implementation of risk analyses, global policies, standards and best practices
  • You will advise senior management and the export control community at RWE on complex transactions and processes regarding sanctions & export control issues 
  • You will design engaging training and communication activities on sanctions & export control topics for relevant target groups on group-wide level as well as design and execute relevant testing activities 
  • You will closely collaborate with the Compliance community and other functions such as Legal, Procurement, Finance, Tax, Security, Accounting etc. for harmonised governance and streamlined advice across the RWE Group
  • You will continuously monitor the statutory and regulatory sanctions & export control framework developments, derive relevant strategic measures, actively sharing and implementing best practices for the refinement of respective processes 

Your profile

  • Profound knowledge of sanctions & export control law (eg. EU, UN, OFAC) and best practices, experience in the analysis of business processes and the design of compliance frameworks 
  • Relevant Compliance experience (> 8 years) at an industrial company, a bank, law firm or supervisory authority with at least 5 years of experience in sanctions & export control advisory
  • Passionate about the challenges presented by complex, conflicting and rapidly changing legal regimes & the geopolitical aspects of sanctions 
  • Drive to proactively take a CMS to the next level, working effectively with cross-functional teams and coming up with creative and pragmatic solutions 
  • Team player with high level of integrity and reliability, the ability to proactively manage risks and exceptional communication skills in English and German  
  • University degree in economics, law, engineering or related discipline with an above-average result 

Advantageous, but not a must

  • You have an affinity for IT 
  • Experience in the assessment and classification of goods and technologies in accordance with international export control regulations (German export list, EU dual-use etc.)

Benefits you can rely on

  • Being part of an international Compliance community on a growth path with high ambitions  
  • Room for new ideas and creativity as well as the opportunity to develop personally and professionally with our support 
  • An open feedback culture and transparency 
  • A work culture that puts the individual at the centre and offers flexible working solutions in terms of work-life balance
  • Openness to part-time and full-time employment that allows for family-friendly and flexible work

special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 84197, application deadline 18.12.2023
Any questions? HR Shared Service Center, Recruiting Team, +49 201 5179-9050, Ilka Röhrhoff (specialist department), +49 201 5179-1632 
We look forward to meeting you!

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RWE AG comprises four operative segments – renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – which together provide a solid foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. With a clear objective: We aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040.

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