Compliance Officer Rail Western Europe (m/f/d) 


LOCATION: München / Deutschland | BRAND: Knorr-Bremse AG | REQUISITION ID: 6323 | Full-time | Regular




  • Support Knorr-Bremse Group Compliance in design, implementation, administration and continuous improvement of measures, processes, and controls to meet legal and internal requirements of Knorr-Bremse Compliance Program. You are overall accountable for the implementation of relevant group requirements in your area of responsibility
  • Support the regional and the local management in providing adequate tone from the top and cascading messages into the business
  • Advising Compliance colleagues and business partners in Western Europe in identifying and effectively mitigating compliance risks, maintaining and embedding group policies and guidance, influencing local business policies to ensure relevant group compliance requirements are adequately reflected
  • Ensure and assess appropriate compliance controls are in place within our businesses in Western Europe. Providing expertise on internal controls to mitigate non-compliance with regulatory requirements related to compliance risks
  • Enabling and supporting Compliance colleagues and business partners in Western Europe to provide high quality advice and challenge while supporting the business in managing compliance risks
  • Delivering training and/or targeted communications to meet identified compliance requirement needs regionally and locally
  • Support execution of Business Partner Due Diligence in accordance with the established Business Partner Processes and Guidelines of Knorr-Bremse Group Compliance
  • Support internal investigations and compliance projects and working collaboratively with the management and business partners as well as with experts in compliance, legal, risk and audit as well other corporate functions to ensure an aligned and efficient approach
  • Conduct local reviews and compile statistics and KPI with regards to the effectiveness of the Knorr-Bremse Group Compliance Program



  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Business, Economics, Law or similar specialization is beneficial. International experience is desired
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience, out of which 3 years of operational experience in the field of Compliance or Risk Management. Certifications such as Certified Compliance Professional are beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal communication, intercultural collaboration, change and project management, presentation/moderation action, orientation/problem solving skills
  • High degree of integrity, confidentiality, trust and accountability and assertiveness
  • Solid degree of flexibility, e.g., willingness to travel or situational adaptability
  • Strong command of MS office skills and ability to adapt new technologies
  • English (business fluent), German is an asset and any other language is beneficial


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Who are we? Some 33.000 team players around the world, hard at work in over 100 locations across more than 30 countries. As a force for progress on road and rail, we prioritize technical excellence, sustainable business practices and social responsibility. At the last count, our global revenues totaled EUR 7,9 billion. Join us, and you can expect exciting, varied work in an international environment with attractive working conditions – including flexible working hours, sabbaticals and remote work. In addition, you can work up to twenty days a year from abroad in the EU. A broad selection of continuing education programs offers you plenty of opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. And you can look forward to many other benefits, such as sports and healthcare programs, corporate volunteering, JobRad bicycle leasing, subsidized public transit options, and a state-of-the-art workplace with a rich choice of in-house catering options.