Policy Management Leader

Legal, Compliance, Risk and Assurance

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Legal, Compliance, Risk and Assurance

Work Experience

10-15 years

Educational Background

Other non-technical backgrounds

Remote Work


Time Type

Full time

Job ID: J-00274553

Introduction to the job

ASML leads the worldwide development, production and sales of high-end lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. In short, we make the machines that make computer chips, or integrated circuits. We build some of the most amazing, complex machines that you will ever see – and the software to run them – to develop smaller, faster and still more affordable chips. We aim to unlock the potential of people and society by pushing technology to new limits. It is because of our machines that the world’s technology has steadily evolved. ASML employs more than 40.000 employees, has offices in US, Asia and Europe and is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

Are you keen to take up a new challenge in a global fast-growing company? Are you challenged by contributing to further enhance integrated risk management within ASML!

The Policy Management Leader is a challenging position in a dynamic and diverse international environment with operations on different locations and direct strategical impact on the achievement of ASML’s business objectives. A position with growth opportunities within ASML.

About the job

ASML is further maturing its risk management approach and processes. ASML's size, pivotal role in the semiconductor market and continued growth in combination with increasing threats and regulatory complexity requires a mature and integrated risk management approach. Therefore, ASML will transform towards the 3 Lines of Responsibility (3LoR) model, organizing integrated risk management in line with leading practice.  In the 3LoR model, ASML and its business linessectors and countries (first line), are accountable and responsible for managing ASML's key risks and controls supported by ASML’s Risk and Business Assurance (“RBA”) organization (second line) and the Internal Audit organization (third line).

The RBA organization is structured in 5 different building blocks: (i) Sector Facing Teams (ii) Enterprise Facing Team (iii) Risk Expertise Team (iv) Security Expertise Team and (v) Center of Excellence. The Risk Expertise team will ensure uniform risk management within ASML and will provide the frameworks in which the 1st line will operate. This will be organized around five disciplines (1) internal control (2) policy management (3) regulatory risk management, (4) business continuity and (5) digital identity and access management.

The Policy Management Leader is the authority within ASML on policy management, who will provide ASML’s 1st line with the risk management policy principles and supports implementation of these principles within ASML.

Job responsibilities

  • Support and improve the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of ASML Integrated Risk Management Process including 3 Lines of Responsibility model, methodology and tooling by;

  • Defining and maintaining the ASML policy on policies, templates, methodology and process;

  • Ensuring consistent application of the methodology across ASML and the RBA sector facing teams and responsible to monitor compliance to the methodology;

  • Collaborating in cross functional and multi-disciplinary teams to maintain oversight in quality of implementation of policy management across ASML;

  • Providing training, awareness, best practices and content for the risk management curriculum;

  • Leading, facilitating and coordinating with relevant stakeholders in order to prioritize actions and close the key capability gaps.

Education and experience

·       Academic degree in Business Economics or related education

·       Preferably multiple years of relevant experience in a multinational environment in or related to the domain of risk policy management

·       Authority and demonstrated business experience in the domain of policy management

·       Knowledge of the emerging (technology) innovations within industry on policy management

·       Experience in working in a 3 Lines of Responsibility model is a pre.

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:

·       the ability to inspire and act as an energetic leader

·       communication skills; open, accessible and transparent,

·       the ability to build strong relationships on all levels in the organization

·       Deliver work that meets ambitious quality standards and take measures to improve quality

·       Organizer, good team player and ability to deliver a variety of deliverables

·       Fluent in English, preferably Dutch

Context of the position

The policy management leader reports into the Head of RBA Expertise centers. RBA provides state-of-art expertise, insights and assurance, enabling ASML to achieve its objectives while managing business opportunities and business risks in a responsible manner.

Other information

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

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