Human Rights Manager

  • €80000 per annum
  • Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Human Rights Manager

Leonid Group is excited to be partnering with a multi-billion dollar chemical company, who’re building out their Human Rights function and strengthening their response to the wave of supply chain due diligence legislation across the EU and globally. You’ll be supporting the Group Head of Human Rights in their risk mitigation across both their domestic operations at group level and across their entire supply chain which spans 4 continents.

You’ll be joining a team tasked with monitoring the framework which manages the risk of violations against human rights along supply chains as required by the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains as well as the upcoming CSDDD. You will contribute to mitigate the risk of violations against human rights along supply chains.

Moreover, you will perform impact analysis of new and emerging regulatory ESG requirements and support their group-wide allocation and implementation once entered into force.

The Role

  • Assess the appropriateness and effectiveness of human rights-related measures through execution of monitoring activities and supporting controls,
  • Act as a first point of contact for various group entities, bodies and areas affected by the CSDDD
  • Govern the dialogue with different internal stakeholders and assure necessary reporting to the Group Human Rights lead
  • Plan, execute, and document monitoring and control activities related to the implemented processes and provisions in compliance with the LkSG as well as assess results of those activities,
  • Support in deriving due diligence measures, including preventive and corrective measures, as considered necessary to appropriately manage risks considered insufficiently covered,
  • Report regularly to relevant stakeholders, including the Group Human Rights Lead on the fulfilment of due diligence obligations performed activities associated therewith as well as potential risks and violations identified,
  • Support the implementation of dedicated ESG related requirements (e.g., CSRD)
  • Additionally, you will perform impact analyses of new and emerging regulatory requirements, whereas you will support the group-wide identification of implementing responsibility and take additional compliance related tasks as required

The Candidate

  • University degree in compliance, law, business administration or economics
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of governance and/or ESG related field
  • Profound knowledge of relevant of ESG and CSR related requirements as well as of relevant regulatory legislations and requirements for financial sector companies
  • Strong writing, conceptual and methodological skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken German and English is a must


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