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Head of Compliance

Job Title: Head of Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: BTS427
Job Published: May 30, 2019 13:10

Job Description

You will be mainly responsible for:

  • Overseeing the implementation and management of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Assisting compliance specialists in country-specific tasks as required;
  • Having a clear understanding of the day-to-day work of the compliance team to be able to identify any possible gaps or risks which need to be addressed, and then address the same using a standardised approach across the team/business;
  • Leading and overseeing compliance risk management and ensuring the correct risk assessments are being conducted across the business;
  • Ensuring (or working with other stakeholders to ensure) that the findings from risk assessments/gap analyses are addressed by the business;
  • Identifying training and development needs within the team and across the business;
  • Managing relationships with external legal counsel as required;
  • Attending and/or overseeing developments within various markets and relevant interest groups together with compliance specialists and the Head of Regulatory Affairs and advising on the general line to take in relevant areas;
  • Collaborating with persons responsible for other key areas within the General Counsel namely legal affairs, data privacy management and regulatory affairs;
  • Advising General Counsel on identified compliance risks on both the external and internal fronts

What’s in it for you?

This role offers the opportunity to work in a challenging but dynamic environment and with the right attitude can catapult you into one of the most influential positions within the business. The Compliance Team is currently made up of 5 compliance specialists, with possibility of further growth.


  • A law or other relevant degree from a reputable European University
  • At least 5 years’ experience in compliance, preferably in the gaming industry (whether in the private or public sector)
  • Understanding of the exigencies of gambling, especially in the absence of specific gambling compliance experience


  • Applying a pragmatic approach and offering suitable solutions to business while ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
  • Prioritisation of tasks according to business needs
  • Communicating fluently both verbally and in writing in the English language and in business-related matters


  • Gaming compliance experience in more than one regulated jurisdiction with special preference to candidates with experience also in MGA regulation
  • Experience in people management
  • Additional compliance certificates gained throughout the years
  • Knowledge of other languages
*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. Betsson, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at Betsson.