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We have an exciting opportunity for you as:

Assistant Manager Compliance & Regulatory (All genders welcome)

in the Legal & Compliance Department at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:

To manage general internal audit process for Kia EU and its European subsidiaries, supports other compliance projects, and reports to Kia Europe’s Head of Compliance & Regulatory.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support Kia Europe’s Head of Compliance & Regulatory to translate complex compliance rules and measures into various business processes across Europe.

  • Develop and prepare drafts for compliance materials including presentations, training materials, policies, guidelines and manuals.

  • Support advising internal stakeholders on relevant compliance areas including competition law, anti-bribery & corruption, anti-money laundering, ESG regulations, supply chain due diligence, sanctions, conflict of interest and human rights.

  • Support developing and implementing digital tools for compliance monitoring and workflows.

  • Develop projects to improve internal and external communication of Kia Europe’s compliance projects.

  • Support management of Kia Europe’s whistleblowing tools as well as case management.

  • Support internal investigations of potential compliance risks.

  • Support communications with and proceedings of regulatory and enforcement authorities

  • Support improvement of Kia Europe’s internal audit management system, procedures and tools.

  • Support preparation of and conducting internal audits as well as the analysis of audit findings.

  • Develop process optimizations and strategies to address risks / deficiencies identified through internal audits and other channels, including any corrective measures and notifications to authorities.

  • Support Head of Compliance & Regulatory in other compliance projects where necessary.


Your talents:

  • Degree in business administration, law, economics, business law or other comparable qualification.

  • Preferably prior experience of up to 3 years within a law firm, a legal or compliance department of a multinational company.

  • Good understanding of internal control and compliance concepts.

  • Strong analytical skills, in particular regarding effectiveness and deficiencies of internal controls and compliance measures.

  • Professional ethics and teamwork, multi-tasking, communication and professional presentation skills.

  • Experienced in MS Office applications and audit-related software.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Auditing certification (e.g., CIA) and/or bar admission in Europe are a plus.

  • Fluent in English and in one other European language, reading capability of German language is a plus.

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 37 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 37 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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