Compliance Program Specialist

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


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Published: 19 days ago Job ID: J-00251864-042

Introduction to the job

If you answer the following questions with a YES, then you might be the colleague we are looking for:

oDo you have knowledge of and experience with designing and implementing (change) projects?

oDo you thrive on making behavioral change happen and on driving, supporting and challenging people into becoming more compliance aware and responsible?

oWould you like the challenge of working in a fast-paced, dynamic and ever changing environment?

oDo you excel in achieving common goals by taking individual responsibility?

oAre you hands-on, pragmatic and do you have excellent stakeholder management skills?

About us

ASML is an innovation leader in the semiconductor industry. We provide chipmakers with everything they need – hardware, software and services – to mass produce patterns on silicon allowing them to increase the value and lower the cost of a chip. We are a global team of more than 30,000 people from 120 different nationalities and counting. Headquartered in Europe’s top tech hub, the Brainport Eindhoven region in the Netherlands, our operations are spread across Europe, Asia and the US.

The Corporate Compliance team, as part of the Risk & Business Assurance department, is responsible to drive sustainable and cost effective compliancethroughout the global organization.

It is the mission of the Corporate Compliance team to support and empower everyone at ASML, on all levels, in every domain and in all countries to incorporate compliance in the way they make decisions, conduct business and achieve their goals. In addition, the team enables and challenges our colleagues to take responsibility, and feel accountable, for their role in compliance.

Role and responsibilities

The key responsibilities are:

·As part of the Corporate Compliance team (also known as Corporate Regulatory), responsible for managing the development, implementation and continuously improvement ASML’s compliance governance framework for a number of assigned compliance areas;

·Gain an in-depth understanding of the business processes, assess and advice on the relevant compliance risks and mitigating measures;

·Setup and maintain contact with the key stakeholders within relevant compliance areas;

·Identify and drive opportunities in the organization to improve compliance efforts and stimulate compliance awareness and compliant behavior;

·Participate in key compliance related projects in the organization;

·Contribute to preparing reports and presentations for senior management;

·You will work closely together with our risk & control, enterprise risk, assurance and legal functions.

Example of projects and initiatives you could be working on

·Organize, drive and continuously improve global coordination of the team and program;

·Training, communication and awareness programs;

·The incident management process;

·Policy framework.

Education and experience


·Master degree in Business Administration, (Business) Law or another relevant area, or

·A talented (Sr.) Manager from the Big 4 with affinity for Compliance


·5-8 years relevant compliance experience (designing and implementing compliance programs and related training)

·Experience in a complex and international environment;

·Skilled in translating legal requirements into business processes and controls;

·Program management experience;

·Knowledge of and experience with relevant compliance areas is preferred (e.g. ESG/sustainability; product regulatory and finance related areas);

·Fluent in English.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

Important personal competencies for this job are:

·Make complex topics simple and transparent;

·Combines clear, critical thinking with decisiveness;

·Excellent social and effective communication skills; able to listen, influence and persuade;

·Proactive / hands-on attitude;

·Overcomes barriers for change and engages others to take action.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Position in the organization

The Compliance Manager reports to the Senior Manager Compliance.

As ASML is a listed company in both the U.S. (NASDAQ) as well as in the Netherlands (AEX), compliance is key. It makes this position challenging, complex and crucial within ASML.

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