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Manager - Compliance & Regulatory



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder. In the traditional logistics industry, we are moving fast to digitize and automate all road logistics processes. We move trucks with the power of data to unlock endless and sustainable capacity at exceptional quality. Get to know us better by reviewing our “About Us” presentation.

We are a growing team looking for a Compliance Manager, in the Legal department to help us on our journey to revolutionize road freight logistics. The role is located in our Berlin office.


As a Compliance Manager, you’ll work on interesting responsibilities like ensuring the sennder's adherence to applicable law and relevant transportation regulations, providing legal guidance, developing compliance programs, and monitoring and addressing regulatory issues specific to the transportation industry within a fast-paced tech environment. You’ll be collaborating closely with critical stakeholders, including the Operations team to coordinate compliance efforts with our Carriers, the Product team and Engineering team to incorporate legal compliance considerations into platform development and features, and the Finance team to oversee financial aspects of compliance for our business.

In this role, you will:

  • Ensure regulatory compliance: Monitor and uphold adherence to transportation laws and other regulations specific to sennder’s business, successfully mitigating potential legal risks and penalties;
  • Collaborate effectively: Foster productive relationships with cross-functional teams, such as Operations, Product, and Engineering, to seamlessly integrate compliance considerations into their respective functions and projects;
  • Develop robust compliance programs: Create and implement comprehensive compliance strategies and initiatives tailored to sennder’s unique needs as a digital transportation platform, safeguarding our reputation and operations;
  • Proactively address compliance challenges: Identify, address, and resolve compliance issues swiftly, maintaining a record of consistent and effective responses to regulatory changes and concerns, thereby ensuring a strong and compliant foundation for sennder’s business.


  • Proven Transportation Compliance Expertise: Demonstrated experience in navigating and ensuring compliance with transportation regulations in the tech transportation industry, with a track record of successfully addressing regulatory challenges.
  • Strong Legal and Analytical Skills: The ability to interpret and apply complex legal requirements to practical business scenarios, coupled with strong analytical skills to assess potential compliance risks.
  • Effective Cross-Functional Collaboration: A history of working collaboratively with diverse teams, particularly in Operations, Product, and Finance, to embed compliance considerations within their operations and projects.
  • Strategic Compliance Program Development: Experience in designing and implementing tailored compliance programs and strategies, reflecting an understanding of the unique demands of our business.
  • Proactive Problem-Solving: The capability to anticipate and address compliance issues swiftly and efficiently, showcasing a proactive approach to regulatory changes and challenges.
  • Attention to Detail and Record-Keeping: A meticulous approach to compliance documentation and record-keeping, ensuring a thorough and organized compliance history for the digital transportation platform.


At sennder, we want to maximize the individual potential of all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit and respect to build fruitful collaboration across teams. Learn more about who we are on our career site.

  • Dynamic scale-up with an international team of 1000+ people, 74+ nationalities spread across 11 European offices. With English as our common language, we are able to work together.
  • Learning and development on the job and with the support of a bi-annual review process, learning allowance, high potential programs, sennder onboarding academy, and internal trainings.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues through regular team events and company get-togethers such as our highly anticipated sennder Summer Camp.
  • We prioritize employee engagement and mental well-being by fostering a supportive environment through the Likeminded platform and conducting regular employee satisfaction surveys.
  • Hybrid work model where you seamlessly merge virtual productivity and in-office collaboration with your colleagues.
  • Commuter allowance to assist employees with their daily travel expenses and a one-time home office benefit to ensure that you're properly equipped wherever you work.
  • Competitive compensation package including objective-based bonus, referral reward, and in some cases virtual option plan.

We value passion and leadership, we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic, and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.

If you have any questions or need special accommodation, please reach out to us at As soon as you apply, your journey with sennder begins.