Manager Risk & Internal Control - Energy


Job description

The primary mission of Risk Management and Internal Control function is to be a recognized business partner for continuous improvement. This is achieved by coordinating and facilitating companywide risk assessments, improvement initiatives, as well as related design, implementation and testing of key measures.
Being a Risk Management & Internal Control Manager, located at Hoofddorp (Netherlands), you work closely together with SHV Energy business units to become in Control. You will ensure that business risks are identified and considered in the development of the business going forward, and are proactively managed to balance both the risk and desired level of internal control.

Key responsibilities & activities:

Process improvement:

  • Take ownership of the implementation of process improvements in the business units by monitoring the quality of the processes and pro-actively advise on process optimization including the documentation of the changed processes;
  • Develop a roadmap to further strengthen the business units processes and internal control environment including newly acquired or added activities and offices;
  • Perform stakeholder management;
  • Follow-up on specific management requests;
  • Partner with and manage projects for business units with respect to integration processes, risk management and internal control;
  • Flag process risks and support business process owners to mitigate those risks.

Policies & Procedures:

  • Embed global policies and procedures at SHV Energy;
  • Support process owners with implementation of global policies & procedures;
  • Act as linking pin for global improvements from the various functional areas, e.g. procurement, finance, legal, compliance.

Business Support Framework:

  • Monitor and assess compliance to the relevant business controls as defined in the applicable Business Support Framework (BSF);
  • Coordinate and establish a BSF self-assessment planning for the entire SHV Energy organization;
  • Appropriate training of the assessment team(s) per Business Unit and BSF focal points;
  • Report on the outcomes of BSF self-assessments and establish/monitor appropriate actions plans in consultation with local and Regional management teams.


  • Formulate and pro-actively advise possible solutions to Management and process owners based on identified deviations of applicable standards and outcome of audits;
  • Schedule meetings with process owners to discuss requirements to successfully implement management actions from Internal Audits, External Audits and BSF;
  • Support local and regional process owners with implementation/roll-out;
  • Update quarterly follow-up dashboard for SHV Energy;
  • Report on the progress of implementing management actions on a regular (quarterly) basis.

Segregation of Duties (SoD):

  • Identify and support on clean-up of SoD violations for SHV Energy including and implement mitigating controls to prevent future violations;
  • Establish the desired role/function combinations;
  • Review roles & SoD conflicts;
  • Clean-up existing roles & SoD conflicts;
  • Establish appropriate procedures, mitigating actions and controls going forward to prevent (new) violations in the future.

Project Management:

  • To initiate/support on improvement projects contributing to strengthen the internal control environment;
  • Assess if the internal control environment of business units is aligned with the BSF, standards and Management’s expectations;
  • Signal possibilities for improvement and translate into a project plan.


  • Master degree in Finance, Business, IT or Economic discipline;
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience;
  • Preferably an executive master or certified qualification in auditing/internal audit;
  • International consulting background in risk management and internal control;
  • Experience with the dynamics of an international company;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Negotiate and influence;
  • Communicate in a direct & decisive way while keeping a good relationship in shape;
  • Fluent and proficient English (verbal and written);
  • Able and willing to combine a management view with hands on approach.

Company description

SHV Energy is a family-owned leading multinational player in the energy market. We want to actively speed up the sustainable energy transition. By investing in bio-based renewably sourced gas we can stay relevant and accompany our customers into the new green era. Investments will result in a stronger market position and growth.






Matthijs Lemaire

Manager Risk & Internal Control - Energy
Match criteria
Gewenst aantal uren
  • 36 - 40 uur
  • Internal Control
  • Risk Management
  • WO
  • Oil & Gas