Head of Compliance

Job Details

Gibraltar, Gibraltar Salary: Plus benefits
Sector: Legal & Compliance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Angelique Pearson

The Head of Compliance/MLRO will own and deliver the groups compliance strategy in all its current and future licensed territories. Through the effective management of a small and evolving compliance team, the Head of Compliance/MLRO will ensure that the group fulfils its regulatory commitments. Working closely with the MD and senior management team the Head of Compliance/MLRO will drive a compliance first culture and champion all aspects of licensed regulation obligations whilst maintaining a strong and pragmatic commercial outlook.

Head of Compliance/MLRO Responsibilities:

Key areas of responsibility common to all licences both current and future are:

  • Verification hence preventing minors from accessing gambling products
  • AML/ Fraud, keeping crime out of gambling (MLRO)
  • Social Responsibility, safe guarding the vulnerable from gambling
  • Product Fairness, ensure independent testing of products, clear rules and terms
  • Marketing, ensuring all customer communications meet regulatory requirements
  • The groups expert in the development and implementation of regulations and processes in respect of gambling compliance and governance
  • Ensure all marketing approvals are consistent across the group and meet the industry standards
  • Lead new licence applications in consultation with legal partners and regulators
  • Engage with trade industries and consultants to scope out new markets
  • Liaison with other customer facing operations - KYC/Account Security to ensure compliance and regulatory matters are being upheld across the business
  • Work as a liaison with crime authorities requiring information and reports on security incidents include local polices, GFIU, NCA, other law enforcement agencies
  • Prime contact for Anti Money Laundering / proceeds of crime act (MLRO)
  • To ensure ongoing compliance with regulations and technical standards in all jurisdictions, retain licence, maintain good relations with regulators and protect business reputation
  • To provide comprehensive guidance to the business on requirements in new jurisdictions, including early identification of problem areas and efficient allocation of business resources
  • Customer Escalations, provide aggrieved customers with a comprehensive and insightful response, avoid reputational damage, identify and resolve process, procedure and or technical issues

Head of Compliance/MLRO Profile:

  • Relevant Compliance qualification
  • In-depth understanding of the gaming industry, products, operators and trends.
  • Substantial practical and theoretical experience dealing with regulatory compliance, verification, AML/ Fraud, ASA, social responsibility and data protection
  • Appreciation of the customer experience with a strong focus on customer relations.
  • Modern compliance professional mentality, i.e. business and customer focused rather than prescriptive
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Principle based and results driven approach to problem solving
  • Flexibility, meet the changing needs of the Business, Regulators and Commission
  • Integrity and Openness, demonstrating a fair, consistent, open and honest approach
  • Able to challenge assumptions and also be challenged and adapt accordingly within the framework of a positive team-orientated environment

If you have the necessary attributes to succeed as Head of Compliance/MLRO, please apply now for immediate consideration.

Head of Compliance | MLRO |Online Gaming |Regulatory Compliance | AML |Fraud