Head of Internal Audit and Compliance

Tecan Schweiz AG

Tecan Schweiz AG


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  • Veröffentlicht:

    22 September 2023
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    Englisch (Fliessend), Deutsch (Fliessend)
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At Tecan we are driven to improve people's lives and health. We do this by empowering our customers to scale healthcare innovation globally from life science to the clinic. We collaborate with our customers from early-stage innovation through project implementation and beyond. We deliver the products, services and solutions that make lab processes and medical procedures precise, reproducible and compliant.

Stay unique and make it count.

Our values - trust, highest standards and ambition - are the cornerstones of our business and provide the framework for Tecan's culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment where our rarest assets, our unique employees, can grow and bring their passion and talent to work. 


Ever wondered how your skills and unique background could impact the world of tomorrow? Join our Legal team and bring your passion and talent to work. 


Head of Internal Audit and Compliance


Männedorf, Zurich


Your contribution 

In this pivotal role, you will be instrumental in shaping our audit and compliance strategies, ensuring regulatory adherence across the organisation. As a key member of our Legal Division, you will report directly to our General Counsel. Your primary responsibilities will include:
- Lead the internal audit and compliance department, providing independent oversight of the internal control and compliance environment 

- Define and execute the internal audit strategy, including planning and conducting audit reviews globally to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements

- Keep the internal control system at the level required by the Swiss Code of Obligations and maintain the quality of the relevant documentation at a standard satisfactory for external auditors

- In addition to the annual audit plan, manage special audits requested by executive leadership or the audit committee

- Maintain a sound understanding of the Tecan business activities and applicable laws and regulations

- Promote and embed an appropriate risk, ethics and compliance culture across the organisation 

- Develop, maintain and administer the compliance policy framework (code of conduct and relevant guidelines) for the current and future business activities

- Where applicable, identify fraud and abuse, conduct investigations in accordance with generally recognized international standards and report to management and the Audit Committee

- Provide guidance to management and employees, conduct compliance trainings and awareness programs

- Provide support to the various risk management activities in the Group

- Collaborate with the General Counsel to coordinate interactions with local authorities and regulators.

- Coach and develop internal audit staff to achieve their full potential.


Your background 
We're not just looking for hard skills: We're looking for people who bring their passion and talent to work. The position requires the following:


- Profound education in economics or law
- A proven track record in leading audit and compliance functions
- Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements and internal control systems.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to convey audit results effectively.
- Experience in promoting a culture of ethics, compliance, and risk awareness.
- The ability to lead and develop a high-performing internal audit team.
- A proactive and collaborative approach to working with various stakeholders.
- Fluent in English and German

What makes working at Tecan unique 
- The chance to make it count and to have an impact on the world of tomorrow
- Working in an international and diverse environment 
- The chance to grow your career within the company
- Feel empowered by our strong and unique company culture 
- Comprehensive compensation and benefits package


Join Tecan, a great place to work! Read about our recent certification from Great Place to Work. 

We look forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your CV or resume (without picture and without cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).
Only applications that fully meet our requirements will be considered.
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