Liège, Belgium

Risk & Compliance Manager (M/F)

  • Type of role Regulatory & Medical Affairs
  • Region Wallonia Europe
  • Activity Biotech

Contact Camille Bertrand
+32 (0)476 83 07 50

More info on PDC*line Pharma

Founded in April 2014 in Grenoble (France) as a spin-off of the French Blood Bank (Etablissement Français du Sang, EFS), PDC*line Pharma is a Belgian-French biotech company that is developing a novel class of off-the-shelf cancer immunotherapies based on a proprietary Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell line (PDC*line) pre-loaded with peptides that are derived from target tumor antigens.

After a first-in-human feasibility clinical study in melanoma, PDC*line Pharma is focusing on lung cancer with a new candidate in phase 1b/2 clinical trial (PDC*lung) and neoantigens (PDC*Neo).  The company currently comprises for 25 people and has an experienced management team. In March 2019, PDC*line signed a licensing deal with a leading Korean pharmaceutical companyfor the development and commercialization of PDC*lung cancer vaccine for lung cancer in Asia. The total deal value is 108M€ (123M$) plus tiered royalties on sales. The company then closed in December of a 20M€ B Round of financing led by the multi billion Asian VC KIP (Korea Investment Partners).

In order to support the rapid development and strengthen our financial & administrative organization, we are actively looking for a (m/f): Risk & Compliance Manager.


As a Risk & Compliance Manager, you ensure that the company is compliant with appropriate regulatory and administrative requirements for public companies. Working closely with the CFO/COO, you participate to the development of the company according to the different (financial and non-financial) standards.

  • Assess the readiness of the company, propose and manage a compliance plan.
  • Set-up, update and implement with the management written procedures and policies regarding appropriate laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Assess various types of compliance, or operational risks and develop risk management strategies.
  • Establish and develop internal control management. Evaluate the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously
  • Lead the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policy.
  • Investigate irregularities and non-compliance issues.
  • Prepare reporting for the top management and external regulatory authorities.
  • Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance.
  • Report to the CFO/COO work evolution on a regular basis.


  • You have a master degree in management or law or equivalent by experience;
  • You have a proven experience in external or internal audit, risk management or internal control. You ideally have experience with listed companies.
  • You are recognized as a pragmatic and result driven person and you are looking for a hands-on position.
  • You are rigorous, detail-oriented and committed.
  • You are stress resistant, flexible and autonomous.
  • You are a genuine team player, with excellent communication skills in English and French.
  • You have high standards of ethics and transparency.


  • An important position within a high potential innovative and young biotech company.
  • The opportunity to work in a human-sized, collaborative and respectful environment.
  • A permanent contract with an attractive compensation package in line with the responsibilities of the position and your experience.

Your application and related information will remain strictly confidential.

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