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Compliance Manager

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 18, 2021
  • Oslo
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 18, 2021
  • Oslo

Want to be an active part for ethics & compliance in a company that operates in more than 40 countries and that actively works to protect the environment by developing sustainable products?

Elopak is a Norwegian company, working globally with customers in more than 70 countries. The company was recently listed on the Oslo stock exchange.

To further strengthen our compliance culture in Elopak, we are looking for a Compliance Manager who will assist our Chief Legal & Compliance Officer to manage Elopak’s ethics and compliance program and processes and work closely with all business areas in Elopak. This is a newly established position, answering to the continuous development of the field and practice of compliance.


Elopak’s legal team is both responsible for providing legal advice to all our business and corporate activities as well as handling the compliance function.

Our new Compliance Manager will join Elopak at a time where much of the foundational elements are in place. The position will be responsible for operationalizing the work further. We are pursuing a culture where ethics and compliance are fully integrated in our behaviors and values. As our Compliance Manager you will be working closely with the entire organization with analysis, awareness building and training to strengthen this culture. The aim of the position is to focus on the preventive compliance work, working with values and behaviors rather than rules and regulations. In addition, you will be participating in the continuous strategic initiatives.

The position is located in Oslo HQ (in Skøyen) and reports to Elopak’s Chief Legal & Compliance Officer.

An outline of key responsibilities:

  • Conduct and facilitate holistic country risk assessments to identify e.g. political, legal, regulatory, ethical and reputational risks associated with operations in and / or deliveries to high risk countries
  • Develop and perform compliance training and awareness programs across the group
  • Actively support operational personnel with ethics and compliance strategic direction and advice
  • Support and collaborate with other functions/departments throughout the business areas (e.g. HR, Risk Management, Finance, IT, Supply chain etc.)
  • Facilitate and support Integrity Due Diligence processes in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and tools
  • Support Elopak’s whistleblower system and process across the Group and participate in internal investigations
  • Contribute to the development, facilitation and implementation of effective strategies, policies, standards and tools to assess, mitigate and monitor compliance and business integrity risks
  • Maintain and communicate the Code of Conduct, the Anti Corruption policy, the Third Party Representative, GDPR Policy etc.
  • Continuously improve Elopak’s ethics and compliance program, based on best practices and lessons learned
  • Manage planning and implementation of annual ethics and compliance plan, with priorities and targets based on the annual risk assessment and the annual compliance directions
  • Contribute to annual compliance reporting

Skills & Requirements

As our new Compliance Manager, you are well familiar with global laws, regulations and international standards including, but not limited to the following areas: Anti-Corruption, Sanctions, Human Rights and preferably also Data Privacy and Money laundering. You have organizational and industry experience and posits an understanding and experience with investigative/audit methods.

Relevant candidates have educational level corresponding to master’s degree in economics, politics, auditing, law or other relevant higher education, or equivalent practical experience. We believe that our ideal candidate has at least 5+ years of relevant experience with business integrity/compliance, preferably from larger, complex organizations in an international environment.

Experience with digital tools such as e-learning systems, and implementing effective training sessions (e.g. nano training), will also be beneficial. Excellent oral and written English language skills is a prerequisite to succeed in the role.

Relevant candidates should be familiar with most of the following personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, positive collaborative attitude and good listening skills
  • Creative problem-solver who takes initiative, acts with confidence, works under own direction and is comfortable with a high work- pressure
  • Recognizable personal integrity and passionate about responsible business conduct, combined with commercial awareness
  • International perspective and interest in global business; respect and sensitivity towards cultural differences and the ability to understand individual businesses and local challenges
  • Sets high quality standards, and works in an efficient, systematic, methodical and orderly way
  • Able to prepare presentations and undertake public speaking with skill and confidence


  • ABILITY TO INFLUENCE. Are you triggered by being responsible for compliance at Elopak, a global company that operates in more than 40 countries and have customers in over 70 countries? You will guide us in moving from following the rules to a strategic instrument of corporate management to support the growth ambitions of Elopak.
  • EMPOWERMENT AND FREEDOM TO CREATE YOUR JOB. Want to have a job where you are empowered to make decisions and regard your job as an entrepreneur? Elopak is a great place for those who want to change, move and create.
  • GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT. Intrigued by being part of a truly global environment where you can collaborate with colleagues from all over the world?
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Excited by an organization where you can influence by your work and make a notable difference that will accelerate our learning an growth?
  • PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT. Motivated by being part of a company that actively works to protect the environment by developing sustainable products?
  • BE SUCCESSFUL. If you have the competence, integrity, a global mindset and the desire to make a difference, you have every opportunity to be successful in Elopak

For questions or further information, please contact Frode Bjørnæs, tel. +47 958 24 529 or Kristine Hedenstad, tel. +47 938 41 211 in Hartmark Executive Search.

Application deadline: 18.08.2021.

About the company

Elopak is one of the world’s top suppliers of packaging systems for liquid food. Our focus, to continuously reduce the impact we have on the environment, through our innovative approach to paper-based packaging, is reflected in the way we work globally with our market units and associates in over 40 countries. Elopak is a Norwegian listed company – founded by the Ferd Group, employing 2,600 people, and working globally with customers in more than 70 countries. We are currently going through an exciting transformation, and we are looking for people to join us who share our promises, ambitions, and excitement, and are ready to contribute towards our goals of continuous expansion and growth.

Frode Bjørnæs | Contact Person

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