Enkhuizen, The Netherlands (Fulltime)
Do you have a constructive, critical view and excellent communication skills? Are you a team player who grasps complex matters easily? Do you have good knowledge of and experience with risk management, internal control and audit? Then you may be the Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager we are looking for.
In this independent role, you are responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of a global risk framework and internal audit program within the company of Enza Zaden.
The primary focus of the position is to design and implement a risk management framework and internal audit program, in close cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. You are a sparring partner for the Global Finance Manager, the link with the business and you play a crucial role in our internal governance when it comes to communication with our Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Supervisory Board. Finally yet importantly, you increase risk awareness within the company, not only by setting up the programs but also by educating and training our staff.
Furthermore, you will:
The Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager is part of the Global Finance Department of Enza Zaden and reports to the Global Finance Manager.
The position demands a proactive, energetic attitude, good communication skills and the ability to influence key stakeholders. You ensure that policies are compliant with applicable regulations and generally accepted frameworks. The ideal candidate has a Master's degree and relevant working experience in a complex, international environment.
In short, you:
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers.
Our goal is to grant people access to healthy vegetables. Anywhere in the world. Every day, more than 460 million people worldwide eat our vegetables. So, we are getting there ... but there is still enough work to be done! Of course, we look further than present needs. In 2050, when there will be about 10 billion inhabitants on our planet, we also want to make sure that people have access to healthy vegetables.
To achieve this, our vegetable breeders work with the best that nature offers. Supported by state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. And that is necessary, because currently the development of a new vegetable variety takes at least 6 years. We focus on higher yield, resistance to diseases and pests and climate extremes such as heat and drought. And on taste, shelf life and nutrients. The results? Strong, healthy tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer. In short, sustainability is truly in our DNA.
Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues all over the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family business, where around 2000 employees from more than 40 nationalities closely work together in international teams.
Please, send your application to our HR department. More information: