Jobs at Shimano


Shimano Europe Group is the umbrella for several sales offices, successfully selling, marketing and servicing high quality products for the European bicycle and fishing market. Its headquarter is located in Nunspeet, the Netherlands.

To maintain and even expand our market position our employees are our most valuable asset. The European ‘Team Shimano’ currently consists of more than 500 enthusiastic colleagues spread over offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Poland and Turkey. We all share the same passion and dedication to be successful as ‘team Shimano’ despite our differences in cultural backgrounds and skills.

We are all proud to be part of a growing company and are continuously looking for new colleagues to join our team for a wide range of interesting jobs; from warehousing to product management, from challenging sales jobs to a diversity of staff positions and more.

Shimano offers you a very pleasant working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and co-operate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Next to good terms of employment Shimano offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. Together we like to win, we have a strong focus on team achievement. International teamwork is important at Shimano and this becomes visible in the different nationalities working together and sharing responsibility for the customer orientated success of Shimano in Europe.

Shimano recently has even been awarded by its employees as one of the best hundred employers in the Netherlands (*). Some quotes out of this survey:

‘I like to work in an international, dynamic and result driven working environment, which makes each working day different’

‘Shimano is a company with ambition and focus on innovation and offers enough challenges en possibilities to develop myself’

‘I have pleasant colleagues and there’s a good team spirit and an informal working environment’

If you feel you fit within the Shimano team spirit and you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.

Compliance Officer

Nunspeet | Tue Jan 21 06:42:35 PST 2014

Shimano Europe Holding BV, Shimano's European headquarters located in Nunspeet (the Netherlands), currently provides support to 15 sales offices throughout Europe. At present, the Shimano Europe Group has more than 500 employees all across Europe. At the European headquarters the Corporate Services department (4 employees) offers support to the local and foreign sales offices at all relevant Legal- and Compliance fields. For this department we want to get in touch with candidates for the position of:


The job

The Compliance Officer oversees the Compliance programs related to J-SOX and ISO-9001, functioning as an independent and objective person who prepares, reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the Shimano organization. The compliance officer:

  • Initiates, prepares, supports internal as well as external audits, and reviews policies and procedures for the operation of the Compliance Programs and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
  • Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance Issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  • Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.
  • Identifies potential areas of non-compliance and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep Management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Cooperates with other departments as appropriate to develop an effective compliance program, including appropriate training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.
  • Monitors the performance of the Compliance Programs and related activities on a continuing basis, taking action accordingly to improve its effectiveness.



  • A bachelor degree in Business Administration or Finance.
  • A few years of working experience in a similar field, preferable gained within an international environment.
  • Knowledge of SOX controls( Manual controls & IT controls), ISO 9001 and audit experience
  • Capable to acquire quickly a good insight in business processes, procedures and policies.
  • Strong communication skills and persuasive capacities.
  • Good analytical skills, in combination with a hands-on mentality and critical attitude.
  • Capable of working independently, structured and in an accurate way.
  • Excellent language skills in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing.



  • You are customer oriented. You are quickly to correct problems and you take responsibility in this;
  • Together with colleagues you are working towards a common goal. You work hard to achieve your goals and you continuously look for improvements;
  • You foresee reactions and arguments of other people and you adapt your own argumentation, style and presentation accordingly in order to convince them;
  • You are analytical. You quickly see the core of the problem and you are able to translate this into practical solutions;
  • You have good skills in planning and organizing You make plans for your own and other work, in which you are setting goals. In the fulfillment you set priorities;
  • You are able to get quickly familiar with the relevant persons and relationships within the organization and, with this as a basis you can estimate the effects of (own) decisions and activities on (parts of) the organization.


Shimano offers

A very pleasant working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate and co-operate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Next to good terms of employment Shimano offers you the opportunity to develop yourself within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. For more information about our company we invite you to take a look at our website


Please send your application and Curriculum Vitae, with reference to 10-10-2, to or alternatively by post: Shimano Europe Holding B.V. attn. H.R. department, P.O. Box 180, 8070 AD Nunspeet (The Netherlands).

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