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Assistant Head of Compliance

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  • Salary:

    Competitive salary package

  • Contact:

    Tijana Tufek

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry:

    07 Nov 00:00

  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Tijana Tufek

A well established firm offering international pensions solutions, is seeking to employ an Assistant Head of Compliance for its Malta office.

Job duties include:

  • Act as the first line of support to the Director and Group Head of Compliance/ MLRO on all compliance matters.
  •  Be at the forefront of key regulatory changes relevant to the Pensions Industry , provide impact analysis of such changes and ensure proactive communication with the business to develop appropriate policy and framework to manage the changes.
  • Provide day to day advice and guidance to the business on technical compliance matters relating to the sector.
  •  Be accountable for the implementation of compliance policies, procedures and framework which require close collaboration with or execution by the business. 
  • Prepare and execute an annual Compliance Monitoring Plan for the business which includes regulatory reporting, sampling and returns.
  • Liaison with Regulators as required and provision of support during the Company’s audits and reviews. 
  • To help deploy policies and procedures that align and monitor company activities to ensure compliance with government, legal and Company compliance standards. 
  • Conduct compliance risk assessment processes to detect process gaps and inconsistencies.

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Assertive leadership skills and capability to lead change and make independent judgement and take decisions. Proven analytical and reporting skills together with the ability to support decisions with sound reasoning.
  •  Ability to work with autonomy and operate with clear vision under pressure effectively and efficiently against uncertain and on unfamiliar grounds.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the capacity to articulate risks.
  • Strong Technical Compliance and Risk Management knowledge including but not limited to AML/CFT, GPPR and laws and regulations in the Pension Industry.
  • Proven track record in delivering results, and able to manage complexity and uncertainty and find solutions