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Group Head of Compliance

Job Title: Group Head of Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Industry:
Salary: Attractive
Reference: MDR388
Job Published: August 02, 2019 14:02

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the selected candidate will head the compliance function of the Group. The selected candidate will act as a business partner to the Board and the Executive Management team of the Group and will ensure that regulatory compliance is in line with legislation and regulations.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensuring that regulatory compliance is in line with legislation and regulations as well as professional standards, accepted business practices, and internal standards in all jurisdictions in which the business holds licenses
  • Following up on regulatory developments related to the compliance function in new potential markets in line with Group strategy
  • Bringing compliance expertise related to gaming and payments into the role to ensure that the overall compliance function is robust and in line with business requirements
  • Ensuring compliance audits and examinations, the dissemination and analysis of new or revised laws and regulations relating to compliance, research on compliance issues, training, and the company's overall compliance policies and procedures
  • Acting as a business partner and updating the Board and executive management of the Group in respect of emerging or existing compliance issues and matters
  • Managing the Compliance team including in terms of recruitment and selection, training employees and promoting personal growth and development
  • Communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job performance. Being a point of contact and mentor for members of the team
  • Ensuring that all compliance systems are aligned with the overall business strategy of the Group
  • Formulating compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly
  • Monitoring compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly reports for the department for presentation to the executive management team
  • Reviewing internal policies related to compliance and ensuring that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements and up to date with best practice
  • Ensuring that policies related to compliance are coordinated and consistent across the Group (subject to local regulatory requirements)
  • Coordinating compliance activities across the Group's entities and ensuring that compliance operates consistently and efficiently across jurisdictions

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • Relevant professional qualifications and a proven track record
  • A minimum of 8 years' experience working in compliance in the financial services sector with particular emphasis on processing of payments
  • Knowledge of regulatory and operational compliance requirements related to the financial services
  • Management experience involving training and development
 
*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. MeDirect, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact brand@castilleresources.com, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at MeDirect.
 
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