Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager


Enkhuizen, The Netherlands - Master (Fulltime)

Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager

A leading role in raising risk awareness

What are you going to do?

You are the one who is responsible for adequate risk management and internal audit within Enza Zaden by designing, implementing and improving the risk management and internal control & audit frameworks. 

As a Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager you are responsible for the risk management process and internal audits. You support and advise the Board of Directors, Supervisory Board and Senior Management on the risk appetite and integrated risk management performance (Enterprise Risk Management). Risk management is a relative new discipline within Enza Zaden and as a result we provide you with the opportunity to further shape this role.
In this position you drive the awareness on risk management and internal control across the Enza Zaden organization through training, workshops, and control frameworks. You have a companywide overview of internal control deficiencies and monitor adequate follow-up. You can act on ad-hoc requests from Board of Directors or Supervisory Board.
You are also responsible for internal audits across our company based on the developed control frameworks. Furthermore you manage the global insurance portfolio for all subsidiaries across the globe.

As a Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager you add value by being a proactive business partner on risk management and internal audit to key stakeholders, not only by setting up risk programs but also by educating and training our staff. You develop, implement, and perform test work on the internal control framework in close cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. Limited internal audits based on testing programs and audit plans will be part of this role.
You are part of the Global Finance Department and reports to the Global Finance Manager. You have direct access to the CFO and the audit committee of the Supervisory Board.

Your power

We are looking for a Global Risk and Internal Audit Manager who proactively initiate continuous improvements and develop the internal & audit control frameworks, the enterprise risk (model) and initiate optimizations in these processes.
You are a leader, an influencer and coordinate risk & control improvement projects, including business continuity plans and crisis management coordination. 
To be successful you have self-starting skills and can work independently. Collaboration is key as you work with many internal and external stakeholders and can build up a strong international network of contacts in Finance and the other functions throughout Enza Zaden. 

In short, you:
  • have a Master’s in Accounting or Finance;
  • have at least 5-8 years relevant working experience, ideally with in-company risk management or internal audit experience or with Big-4 experience in this field;
  • can generate innovative new ideas and communicate them effectively in Dutch and English;
  • are a critical thinker with strong analytical, research and reporting abilities;
  • are willing to travel international.

Our power

Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. And produces and sells its seeds all over the world. We have made an animation to explain to you properly (and as briefly as possible) what we do. 
The purpose of our work? To offer everyone worldwide access to healthy and varied vegetables. With more than 2000 passionate colleagues all over the world, we work together every day on the vegetables of tomorrow. 
Would you like to know more about Enza Zaden as an employer? Then take a look at the Careers & Learning page or view our page on LinkedIn


Please, send your application to our Recruitment department, via the Apply Now! buttons.

More information:
• Martine Rook, Recruiter, +31 6 5522 04 or email;

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated