Start of mission
March 10, 2020
Job city
Marseille (13008)
Type of contract


Overall Objectives and Purpose of the role

Within the Compliance team, reporting directly to the VP, Compliance IT & Portfolio Management, you will operate in a transversal role across the organization and be actively involved in the compliance program set-up and implementation with a large focus on internal control and audit.
On a short-term perspective, you will coordinate and implement the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program with the support of external experts.
You will strongly contribute to promote the compliance culture in the different entities of the Innate Pharma group and will play a key role in the surveillance of process adherence.


Main responsibilities and key tasks

Contribute to the implementation of the global compliance program (business, ethics and internal control):
  • Draft and maintain policies, procedures and templates, working with appropriate stakeholders in the business, in accordance with the applicable regulations, in alignment with the Company strategy and objectives and in order to address risk areas
  • Monitor regulatory changes and assess their impact on the existing policies and procedures
  • Propose and roll out a compliance education program across the group with appropriate training materials, including effective business communication plans for awareness-raising
Coordinate adhoc projects and mainly in 2020 the “Sarbanes-Oxley” project:
  • Coordinate and implement the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program internally, with the associated teams (Management, Finance, Operational teams etc.) and externally with experts and any other relevant third parties (vendors etc.)
Assess the effectiveness of the processes through testing, controls and audits and participate to the continuous improvement approach:
  • Perform testing, controls and audits according to the annual control and audit program, or on an adhoc basis upon management's request
  • Prepare precise, persuasive and clear internal control or audit reports reflecting results of work performed
  • Propose and coordinate corrective action plans and ensure that the resolution of identified issues is tracked, documented and effective
  • On a day-do-day basis, monitor the adherence to internal procedures and escalate any non-conformance
  • Define appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to report on the effectiveness of the Compliance program
  • Propose continuous improvement action plans
  • Participate to external audits as needed
Experience and Qualifications
  • Bac+5 or equivalent in accounting and/or finance
  • +5-year experience in an internal control and/or audit
  • Knowledge in business and ethics compliance
  • Experience in a global position and/or in an international Company
Competencies, Skills and Behaviours
Technical Competencies:
  • Internal Control standards, including Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Auditing
  • Risk management methodology
  • Drafting of policies and procedures, in English or in French
  • Ability to utilize computerized systems
Additional Skills/ Behaviours:
  • Excellent analytical mindset, ability to analyze situations, processes and data to identify key challenges and issues
  • Self-starter attitude, with a real drive to add value and find solutions
  • Presenting with confidence, ease and enthusiasm, to get impact on audience and convince others
  • Strong interpersonal skills to partner with diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Ability to assertively communicate  with a management team, considering opportunities and risks, exercising rational judgement based on relevant information and experience
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects within tight timelines
  • The applicant must be able to read, write and speak French and English