Head of Compliance

Job Details

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

Head of Compliance | Online Gaming | Gibraltar | c£Market Rate Plus Excellent Benefits and Relocation | Gibraltar


EU applicants may only apply


SRGEurope are seeking an experienced Head of Compliance (HOC) for an enterprising Online Gaming company in Gibraltar. Through effective management of a small and evolving compliance team, the Head of Compliance will ensure the group fulfils its regulatory commitments. Working closely with the MD and senior management team the HOC 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:

  • Verification - preventing minors from accessing gambling products (shared)
  • AML/ Fraud - keeping crime out of gambling (MLRO)
  • Social Responsibility - safe guarding the vulnerable from gambling (shared)
  • Product Fairness - independent testing of products, clear rules and terms
  • ASA - ensuring all customer communications meet BCAP/CAP/ASA rules
  • Be 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 e.g. ASA, CAP code and GamCare regulations
  • Lead new license applications in consultation with legal partners and regulators
  • Engage with trade industries and consultants to scope out new markets
  • Liaise with other customer facing operations - KYC/Account Security to ensure compliance and regulatory matters are upheld across the business
  • Work as a liaison with Gibraltar & UK government crime authorities requiring information and reports on security incidents to include local polices, GFIU, NCA, or other law enforcement agencies
  • Be the prime contact for Anti Money Laundering / proceeds of crime act (MLRO)
  • Manage GDPR compliance

Head of Compliance/MLRO Profile:

  • Relevant Compliance qualification is ideal but not essential
  • Appreciation of the customer experience with a strong focus on customer relations.
  • 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 to Manage Change - meet the changing needs of the Business, Regulators and Commission
  • Integrity & Openness - demonstrating a fair, consistent, open and honest approach
  • Ability to provide practical effective advice
  • Team orientated with a passion for creating the best place to work
  • Able to challenge assumptions and also be challenged and adapt accordingly within the framework of a positive team-orientated environment

Why Gibraltar?


Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory neighbouring Southern Spain. It boasts 300 days of sunshine a year, a relaxed out of work lifestyle and easily accessible to the rest of Europe from Gibraltar and Malaga airports. The primary currency is pounds sterling and there are excellent English speaking schools if you are relocating with family. We will help you with your relocation process about which you can read here:


To Apply

If you are interested press apply now, e-mail or call Gibraltar +350 200 69999 UK 0207 183 6462


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