Senior Manager Corporate Governance & Compliance (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions worldwide for use on commercial vehicles, railway vehicles, bridge inspection equipment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Bergheim and / or Vienna we are looking to hire a Senior Manager Corporate  Governance & Compliance (f/m/d).

The requirements for governance and compliance as well as non-financial reporting are becoming more and more demanding. To cope with the increasing complexity, we are looking for a proactive employee to join our Corporate Governance & Compliance team. The tasks in this team include the support and further development of the Group Policy system and the internal control system as well as defined projects in this area. You will drive compliance projects, but also ensure sustainability reporting.

Your Tasks

  • Coordination and support of defined governance & compliance projects
  • Project management and creation of Group Policy projects in cooperation with different departments
  • Project management and coordination of the Sustainability Council as well as action follow-up of sustainability projects
  • Support of the non-financial reporting (sustainability reporting) within the scope of the preparation of the annual report of the PAFLFINGER Group
  • Further development of the internal control system and evaluation of reporting
  • Support of PALFINGER colleagues through business partnering

Your Qualification

  • Completed studies in the field of business administration
  • At least 5 years of practical professional experience in compliance, accounting, sustainability reporting, controlling or a Big 4 company
  • Good knowledge in project management
  • Good knowledge in the area of compliance, accounting and reporting
  • Authentic appearance; discretion & appropriate handling of sensitive issues as well as accuracy, analytical and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Proactive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Good sense for group/company internal processes and business interdependencies
  • Fluent in German and English; other languages are a plus
  • Willingness to travel (project related < 10%)

We offer

  • Life balance through flexible working hours and individual freedom to shape your own life
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive bonus systems
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing further training
  • Voluntary social benefits through our PALfit company health management system


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 45.845,38 per year. We are willing to overpay significantly according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!


Veronika Schmoller

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria


Praterstraße 1 , 1020 Wien
Palfinger Vienna

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket