Head of Compliance

Job Type:
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered + annual bonus
Job Ref:
VAC - 18459

Founded in 2012, our client is an online casino technology and services company with offices in Malta, London, Gibraltar, Chicago, and Cape Town. With a global team of over 550 specialists, they provide market-leading content, a sportsbook offering and over 100 leading games providers.

In Summary:
As the Head of Compliance you will be responsible for ensuring all policies and procedures are compliant with the company’s Malta and Isle of Man B2C licenses and any other future licences that the company may apply for.

The role will report to the Director of Compliance and you will be expected to be able to define, implement and enhance solutions to any regulatory changes or challenges.

The role is a senior operational role that will require an experienced Head of Compliance who will be responsible for operational processes, compliance assessments and being the main point of contact for regulators. As such it is expected you will be the Key Function holder for the MGA licence and nominated person for the Isle of Man.

The Job:
Accountable for operational compliance teams ensuring all staff are adequately trained and processes are being implemented effectively
Main point of contact for regulatory bodies and managing regulatory relationships for the purposes of reporting (key event, regulatory reporting)
Building and managing Compliance relationships with White Label partners ensuring they are kept abreast of regulatory developments and feedback any issues/escalations as required from time to time
Ensuring all policies and procedures relating to Compliance are periodically reviewed and updated including but not limited to Responsible Gambling and KYC
Devising and enhancing Compliance KPI’s for reporting in the Monthly Safer Gambling Committee
Attending various governance committees as required
Working closely with the BI Team to ensure accurate and automated reporting of Compliance processes especially interaction effectiveness and use of RG tools
Key function holder MGA/IOM
Investigating breaches and ensuring timely reporting and resolution
Jurisdictional Regulatory reporting as required
Assist with other duties as assigned by the Director of Compliance from time to time

What you already have:
Minimum 4 years experience as a Head of Compliance or similar role in the gaming industry
Experience and knowledge of dealing with MGA (Malta) is a must and IOM (Isle of Man) beneficial
Ability to define solutions to regulatory challenges that balance commercial objectives with the regulatory objectives
Relevant Compliance qualifications such as ICA Advanced Certificate/Diploma or equivalent.
Keen understanding of data to drive process definitions and improvements as required
Experience in designing and implementing Safer Gambling processes
Attention to detail is a must

Nice to have:
Previous AML experience a bonus
Working knowledge of other jurisdictions such as UK and Ontario

The company offers:
Medium-sized company with a start-up culture and a can-do ethos.
Focus on getting stuff done, not on the process or management hierarchy.
Working remotely but communicating regularly.
Open-door policy across all levels and departments.
An inclusive environment with staff from all around the world.

What they offer:
A mostly remote and flexible working schedule.
Generous time off varied based on the country of residence.
Training on the job.
Opportunity to progress within the company, not limited to one department or team.
Hardware & Software allowance or work equipment is provided to make sure you have all the right tools to get the job done.

Contact Details:
Tel: 07971817732
Contact: Jennifer Innes

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