Ethics & Compliance Counsel

Region: Brussels, Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House, Compliance
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: European Law, Regulatory, Competition law, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO12/02-24911

As Ethics & Compliance Counsel, you are the ambassador of an ethical culture in which open and honest communication (“speak-up culture”) is nurtured and promoted.

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As Ethics & Compliance Counsel, you are the ambassador of an ethical culture in which open and honest communication (“speak-up culture”) is nurtured and promoted. 

With the aim of ensuring that as a company Delhaize BeLux complies with laws and regulations, its own policies and ethical standards, as well as with guidelines and policies of Ahold Delhaize, you coordinate and encourage all activities that contribute to an ethical business environment. You also stimulate the legal department and the business stakeholders to develop and provide optimal compliance training and work efficiently with the legal team to optimize compliance procedures. You also actively contribute to the development and implementation of a local Compliance Management System in accordance with applicable regulations, internal and external requirements. Working on a structured approach to further strengthen the compliance maturity and the compliance culture. 

The position is active in the following compliance domains: Antitrust Compliance, Corruption Prevention, Conflicts  of interests, Fraud Prevention, Information Protection & Data Privacy Protection. 

The position reports to the Ethics, Compliance and Data Protection Manager of Delhaize Belux and is a member of the legal team of Delhaize Belux. 

  • You coordinate and manage the implementation of all local compliance initiatives and processes in line with the group policy for the benefit of Delhaize Belux employees with the aim of embedding compliance with laws, regulations and codes of conduct in the corporate culture. 

  • You provide local input to Global Compliance together with the Ethics, Compliance & Data Protection Manager and act as contact person with the aim of ensuring optimal cooperation in the policy of Global Compliance. 

  • You report on ethics & compliance at Delhaize Belux to manage compliance risks

  • You develop and implement awareness and development initiatives on data protection and compliance to ensure that Delhaize Belux employees are sufficiently aware of this and to promote the culture of data protection and compliance. 

  • You coordinate the anti-trust compliance program within the company, which aims to make employees aware  of the importance of compliance with competition law and to have employees recognize potential violations  thereof.

  • You coordinate and implement the GDPR Compliance training program

  • You obtained a master’s in law or have a robust experience in Ethics & Compliance with certifications like CCEP; TASA or CIPP-E. 

  • You have 5 to 7 years of experience in the field of Ethics & Compliance.

  • You demonstrate discretion and impartiality in matters of material importance. 

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • You have an analytical mind, and you are a real problem solver 

  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch, French and English

  • You are a team player and flexible. 

  • You are a natural influencer and relationship builder with team members and key contacts. 

Combining a healthy work life balance and a challenging job ? At Delhaize, it's possible. You will receive an attractive salary that is adapted to your experience. In addition, you enjoy various extra-legal benefits: company car with fuel card, mobile phone plus subscription, net pay, annual bonus, meal vouchers, extended group and hospitalisation insurance, and of course a discount for staff in our integrated stores ! And what about continuous learning? It goes fast at Delhaize.

Thanks to training courses, both in the field and via our training catalogue, you get the space you need to do so. Keep evolving? That is also possible. Ask one of your future colleagues. Are you interested in the position above? Then apply immediately and find out what opportunities you have at Delhaize!


Please apply online.

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