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Vacancy: Compliance Specialist

Looking to work in an international company with more than 35 different nationalities where collaboration and innovative ideas are key to drive future success? Seeking a role where you can add value and have the opportunity to develop and grow? 
Office Depot Europe has an exciting opportunity for a Compliance Specialist to join our European headquarters in Venlo, the Netherlands. The role is a fulltime, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package. 

Your role as a Compliance Specialist
Office Depot Europe cares passionately about what we do, how we do it and the impact this has on the communities around us, our people and our customers. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a crucial key success factor for Office Depot business strategy. It is part of our company’s interest to become better stewards to our environment and in the years to come.

As part of a central compliance team you are the single point of contact and subject matter expert for questions about manufacturer obligations and the implementation of legal requirements in the areas of electrical, packaging, battery and copyright taxes. You are working closely with different internal stakeholders and be responsible for the regular quantity reports to the national authorities or third party service providers across Europe. You seek for continuous improvement in the optimization of the compliance processes and systems as well as support for the direct superior.

  • Ensure compliance with legal regulations (e.g. Packaging, WEEE, Battery, copyright, RoHs, REACH, etc.) of the assortment in the markets our company is doing business (EU and Non-EU)
  • Work and communicate closely with internal teams (e.g. MDM, Legal, Category,…) and external partners / authorities to build and maintain a network of internal and external stakeholders
  • Create the right level of transparency in your doing to mitigate risks and protect our company
  • Develop regular reports to authorities or service providers for the above-mentioned areas as well as monitor / review the current contracts
  • Maintain and improve product data quality with regards to environmentally relevant and legal information in conjunction with other stakeholders
  • Provide business insights and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data (compliance reports, laws, market and competition, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes and ensuring complete documentation
  • Preparation of documents for external audits
  • Active role in the further development of compliance processes, systems and data collection (e.g. Store server,…)
  • Work on continuous improvement of processes that support our environmental accreditations, e.g. ISO14001
  • Preparation and conduction of internal training

What do you need to become successful in this role

  • Higher Vocational degree with at least 4 - 6 years of working experience within Compliance
  • Strong knowledge in the areas of Product/Environmental Compliance, Product Management, Auditing or similar function
  • ISO 14000 or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with standards, processes and regulations
  • Fluent knowledge of English, spoken and written and business level of German 
  • Attention for details, work accurately with high degree of analytical skills
  • Strong communicator (internal/external)
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Structured and a pragmatic way of working
  • Comfortable with Excel and other Microsoft Programs
  • Goal-oriented way of working with a drive for results
What do we offer 
As we care about our people we will reward you with an excellent salary and additional benefits package. 
  • A good work-life balance with 36 days of leave per year, based on a 40 hour workweek  
  • Flexible working hours in regard to starting your day between 07:00 and 09:00 am 
  • Good travel expenses allowances  
  • Excellent learning and development programs
  • Solid company pension scheme   
  • Collective health insurance and discount on private insurances  
  • Several initiatives to stimulate your well-being like contributions for sport memberships 

Interested? Click ‘Apply’ today and take your next step towards a career with Office Depot Europe. 

Want to know more about Office Depot in the Netherlands? 
Visit our career-website: https://careers.officedepot.eu/nl