Director Risk and Compliance (f/m/*)

Wien, Austria

For our team in Vienna (12th district, Wolfganggasse) we are looking for a

Director Risk and Compliance (f/m/*)

for 40 hours / week

In this role you will be responsable for the Risk and Compliance for the UPC Switzerland field and ensure business unit SOX, ethics and LG policy compliance through the application of frameworks and guidance provided by Functional Leadership. Additionally this position ensures control frameworks and associated monitoring are in place for any local compliance requirements.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement and manage compliance, functional risk and SOX compliance processes and frameworks in Switzerland and Austria
  • Support of policy governance process around issuance of new/revised policies, including identification of entity compliance controls for policies, and data to support the production of KPIs for compliance control monitoring
  • Responsible for ensuring that Code of Conduct allegation and investigation processes and reporting is completed in accordance with the Liberty Global functional group procedures
  • Implement and manage the Liberty Global functional risk management framework to identify and monitor management’s response to significant business risks (IT, Finance, Regulatory, Operational and Strategic) including the maintenance of a risk register
  • Support and challenge the business in the operation of the risk management framework, including a periodic key risk assessment, identification of emerging risks and roll-out of key risk indicators
  • Implement, evaluate and document appropriately designed controls to mitigate Liberty Global’s in-scope ICOFR risks, in accordance with Liberty Global SOX compliance process
  • Responsible for ensuring timely and appropriate ICOFR-related deficiency evaluation, documentation and reporting to Liberty Global functional group  


  • University degree in accounting, internal audit or other qualified discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar role, supervisory experience of advantage
  • CIA, CPA, ACA, CCEP, ACFE or equivalent certifications
  • Thorough knowledge of risk methodology and compliance frameworks
  • Fluent or native German speaking and fluent spoken and written English (Level C1 or above)
  • Well-rounded, business partner, who brings a broad-based risk and compliance background and proven track record of accomplishments
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving and timely problem escalation
  • Ability to present complex analysis with clarity and professionalism as well as tenacity to get to the bottom of issues to ensure accurate and valuable reporting to management
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and team skills,  ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to Zurich

We offer

  • An interesting and diversified position
  • Opportunity of further developing your career within our international organization
  • Work together with a young, highly motivated and enthusiastic core of People
  • Work for one of the most interesting telecommunication companies in world
  • Competitive salary will be paid € 3.255,03 as absolute minimum for that role per month – depending on qualification and experience we will overpay