Description de fonction

Risk & Compliance Officer (M/F/X)

La société

Since its creation more than 50 years ago, the Sodexo Group has been the world leader in quality of life services.

At Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, we've left our mark on the world by helping our customers deliver personalized experiences to their employees, every day. Our benefits platforms and payment solutions are already used by 440,000 customers and 36 million of their employees in 32 countries.

At Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services, we pride ourselves on our commitments to environmental sustainability, our focus on employment equity and diversity, our new ways of working independently, and the flexibility for the well-being of our talent. Joining us means evolving in a collaborative and innovative environment, in which each employee is recognized and receives the necessary support for his development. We firmly believe that the quality of life of our customers and service consumers starts with our own employees. Therefore, your well-being at work is one of our priorities.

Working with us is an opportunity to impact the future of the employee experience and, ultimately, the world around us. But it's also your chance to make an impact every day, putting a part of yourself into exciting digital products and touching the lives of millions of consumers.

We are a global and multicultural company where every contribution counts and every day is a chance to inspire others and be inspired by your colleagues.

We are accelerating our growth globally, combining Sodexo's reach and stability with our unique position as an innovation incubator. As a team member, you will help us continue this growth and our historic digital transformation.

Today, we are inventing entirely new ways to influence and enrich the lives of employees around the world.


The Risk & Compliance team aims to ensure risk management, internal control and compliance within the company, following the standards imposed by the group and which aims more particularly to ensure:

  • the compliance with laws and regulations;
  • the application of the instructions and guidelines set by the General Management and the Sodexo Group;
  • the proper functioning of the company's internal processes, in particular those contributing to the safeguarding of its assets;
  • the reliability of financial information.

Your Responsibilities:

Risk Management & Internal Control:

    • Identify the risks and define the controls to be carried out using the processes and key controls to cover these risks.
    • Carry out regular internal tests (following the COSO methodology), to ensure that the identified risks are controlled. This includes:
      • complete the group template describing the control and the risks it covers;
      • master audit techniques: definition of sampling and test method, reporting of results, definition of action plans,...;
      • make recommendations for action plans when risks are not controlled;
      • Discuss and communicate these recommendations with the control owner;
      • provide support for the implementation of these if necessary.
    • Identify and formalize major risks (matrix). Definition of the controls in place and the measures to be taken to cover residual risks, communication of these risks with the COMEX and definition of an action plan owner.
    • Within each process, be responsible for the correct segregation of duties.
    • Represent the department in ongoing projects within Sodexo.
    • Manage and update the reporting tool (MEGA).
      • Identify deviations from Sodexo's internal policies in collaboration with the various departments involved in these processes and propose an action plan for these deviations (e.g. Card Policy, Card Flow Policy, Subcontracting Policy, Golden Rules IT, etc.)
  • Take the position of a business partner of all departments in order to help them in any change in organization and operation, in any implementation of new tools and processes.

Compliance :

  • Assess the major risks in terms of Compliance by following the Sodexo methodology, definition of the controls in place and the measures to be taken to cover residual risks, communication of these risks with the COMEX.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines:
    • Implement our anti-corruption obligations, including the 8 pillars of the French Sapin 2 law, as part of a structured compliance program (the Sodexo Program: Responsible Business Conduct). This includes the Code of Conduct, Business Integrity Guide, Gift Policy, etc.;
    • Contribute to the creation and animation of a "compliance culture" through internal training sessions, emails etc.
  • Verify compliance with product legislation in collaboration with the legal department.
  • Set up and monitor the ethics and compliance committee.

Control of subcontractors:

    • Carry out process reviews at our main subcontractors and carry out the control tests included in the local scoping at our main subcontractors and identify any deviations.

External audits:

    • Coordinate and prepare internal audits of the Group and ensure the follow-up of action plans once the mission has been completed
    • Prepare and plan the external controls of the company auditors, report any identified deviations and monitor the implementation of the corresponding action plans
    • Assist in the implementation of Quality audits (ISO9001:2015, ISAE3402).


    • Master in Economics, Business Engineering, Management Sciences ,...
    • Experience in internal audit or external audit of approximately 2 to 4 years
    • Rigor, pragmatism and passion for processes (IT, HR, Sales, Finance,...) whose risks you estimate and aim for continuous improvement
    • Results-oriented while creating a partnership relation with departments
    • Sense of analysis and synthesis
    • Communication skills, great sense of contact
    • Great sense of ethics
    • Autonomy and perseverance
    • Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio
    • Ready to move 2 to 3 days a month in Luxembourg

At Sodexo, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience does not perfectly match all the qualifications in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.


    • Excellent knowledge of English (oral AND written)
    • Good knowledge of one of the 2 national languages (French or Dutch) and good understanding of the other


  • When you start your job, you will receive adequate onboarding and training which will allow you to quickly feel at ease and be efficient.
  • We offer you real opportunities for development both within the team and within the company.
  • A full-time permanent contract
  • A competitive salary with numerous extra-legal benefits.
  • A pleasant work environment in a dynamic and inspiring company.

Quality of life at work:

  • A work-life balance with possibility for home office
  • A concierge service that offers various services: dry cleaning, ironing, shoe repair, purchase of gifts, etc.
  • A wide choice of sustainable and delicious meals in our company restaurant
  • A variety of sports (badminton, mini football, basketball, meditation and yoga)

  • Publiée le:lun. 17 octobre 2022
  • Lieu: Brussels/Telework (hybrid)

Sodexo - Benefits and Rewards Services

Pleinlaan 15 Boulevard de la Plaine
1050 Brussels


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