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Regional Compliance Manager EMEA (m/f/d)



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Regional Compliance Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

Our team in Essen currently has an opening for a Regional Compliance Manager EMEA (m/f/d)

As the Regional Compliance Manager you will have the responsibility for Brenntag’s group compliance program in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. In close cooperation with Brenntag’s corporate compliance team also located in Essen, you will work to further develop standards, policies and procedures to ensure that Brenntag’s compliance program throughout the regional organization is effective. This also extends to further developing Brenntag’s positive compliance culture. date and implement processes and systems to identify and manage compliance risks.


  • Update and further implement processes and systems to identify and manage compliance risks
  • Provide practical solutions to compliance requests
  • Further develop the Compliance Management System
  • Exercise leadership and oversight of initiatives to embed a positive compliance culture into the region
  • Increase further the awareness regarding compliance related topics
  • Work cross-functionally with employees at all levels to ensure efficient integration of the compliance program into business processes
  • Monitor relevant new legal and regulatory developments in the region and implement necessary changes
  • Conduct compliance trainings
  • Manage compliance systems and the coordination of whistleblowing management in the region
  • Report compliance topics to the regional leadership team and to the SVP Group Compliance in the German headquarter


  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in compliance, legal, audit, or risk management
  • Master of Law / Business degree preferred, unless equivalent experience is demonstrated
  • Deep understanding of how to analyze regulations and further develop and implement procedures, policies, and trainings
  • High-motivation and ability to further develop, manage, and successfully lead project within a complex stakeholder environment
  • Ability to handle multiple, competing tasks and deadlines as part of an international team
  • High service-orientation, reliability, and with excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a willingness to innovate
  • Strong communication skills in English and German with the ability to effectively convey the company's core ethical values at all levels of the company. Knowledge of additional languages would-be a plus


  • Exciting professional tasks and challenges in a diverse and secure working environment with the world market leader in the chemical distribution industry and DAX listed company
  • Arrange your working hours and breaks flexible via your flextime account; Thanks to our company's internal regulation on mobile working, your professional and private life can be combined even better 
  • Our personalized onboarding program, guarantees that you will be off to a quick start
  • A competitive remuneration package, including holiday pay and a Christmas bonus, awaits you
  • Take advantage of our company-sponsored pension scheme
  • Benefit from free employee parking, convenient transport connections, and a corporate public transport ticket
  • Our “House of Elements” offers modern and ergonomic workplaces, an award-winning company restaurant, and a selection of complimentary coffee varieties
    Your well-being is very important to us: Take advantage of our preventive health care offers, running groups, and yoga courses, and enjoy 30 relaxing days of holiday per year
  • Stay fit and do your bit for the environment at the same time: Lease your dream bike conveniently via Brenntag


We look forward receiving your application.

Patrice Egoumé

+49 201 6496 1412