Human Rights Expert (f/m/d)

Compliance is at the core of HeidelbergCement’s corporate culture. Compliance with human rights specifically is part of our sustainability commitments, our membership of the UN Global Compact and values. We are committed to respect human rights everywhere it operates and along all supply chains.

We are currently setting up a comprehensive global compliance management system for human rights due dilligence and reporting.

Therefore, we are seeking to recruit a Human Rights Expert (f/m/d) to strengthen our human rights compliance.

In this position you will be empowered to drive human rights enforcement in the entire HeidelbergCement Group and bring it to the next level. Key to your success will be the cross-departmental collaboration on Group and country level, providing you with valuable insights into HeidelbergCement’s business and operations.

You will be part of the Group Compliance & Data Protection team and report directly to the Head of Compliance & Data Protection. The position is located in Heidelberg, Germany.

Your next challenge

  • Steer and administrate the human rights compliance management system (e.g. policies, risk assessments and risk mitigation, reporting, trainings, case management, etc.)
  • Provide guidance for the successful global roll-out of the human rights management system and its efficient implementation in Germany
  • Support and consult globally in human rights compliance cases and issues
  • Ensure a coordinated and structured human rights compliance management in collaboration with human rights stakeholders of various Group departments including Group Procurement, Environmental Social Governance, Human Resources and Health & Safety
  • Ensure competent external and internal communication on human rights topics in collaboration with Group Communications and Investor Relations

Your profile

  • University degree in e.g., law, social sciences, humanities, etc.
  • Profound knowledge and at least three years professional experience around human rights management at a corporate company, NGO, or well-known consultancy firm
  • Strong interdisciplinary work ability and team-orientation
  • Enthusiasm to gain deep insights into global corporate processes
  • Intercultural awareness and diplomatic skills
  • Outstanding personal integrity and trustworthiness
  • Very good German and English language skills

Our offer

We are convinced that only those who successfully realize their personal goals can also fully contribute professionally. That's why we offer you attractive benefits, such as:

  • Attractive compensation including Christmas and vacation bonuses
  • Flexible working time models
  • Mobile working within Germany on up to three days per week
  • 30 vacation days plus additional special vacation days
  • Individual onboarding with participation in the buddy program
  • Support for advanced training and continuing education
  • Company health management (various company sports groups, health and prevention campaigns, company doctor)
  • Ergonomic workstations with height-adjustable desks
  • Canteen with discounted and healthy meals
  • Employer-sponsored company pension plan
  • Attractive conditions and discounts at our cooperation partners (gyms, banks, online stores, etc.)
  • Job ticket

We look forward to receiving your online application!

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Job description

  • Professional

    Entry level

  • Heidelberg, Germany


  • Full time


  • Legal


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Any Questions?

Lara Janna Pasaric
Talent Acquisition & Active Sourcing Expert
Group Human Resources