Head of Compliance (Online Gaming) – Limassol

  • Career Level Head of Department
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Online Gaming
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Advance Career, on behalf of our client, an Online Gaming Organization located in Limassol, is seeking to recruit a Head of Compliance;

Responsibilities:
Be the groups expert in the development and implementation of regulations and processes in
respect of gambling compliance and governance.
Support the business to draft, amend and implement appropriate compliance policies and
procedures as required due to changes in regulations and business initiatives.
Recognising gaps in existing processes or arising from new regulations and ensuring that the
correct remedial actions are put in place to close these gaps.
Responsibility for conducting regular risk assessments of processes and procedures to ensure
that they reflect current legal, technical, and operational requirements, especially regarding
Gambling Commission compliance requirements.
Ensure all marketing approvals are consistent across the group and meet the industry
standards e.g. GamCare regulations.
Lead new license applications in consultation with legal partners and regulators.
Establish and maintain a rapport with Regulators acting as main point of contact (UK, Spain,
Sweden, Portugal, etc. ) to ensure that good relations are fostered.
Provide and deliver reports to the Managing Director, Directors and other stakeholders
regarding compliance updates and developments.
Manage regulatory inspections, examinations and reporting obligations.
Conduct internal compliance audits.
Provide appropriate and targeted compliance training sessions to new and current employees.
Be the prime contact for Anti Money Laundering / proceeds of crime act (MLRO)
Manage the compliance team, both technical and regulatory, ensuring that the team receives
the necessary advice, guidance and assistance they require from their manager to enable
them to carry out their day-to-day job

Qualifications:
Minimum 3 years of working compliance experience of online gambling regulations, ideally in
a variety of different jurisdictions.
In-depth understanding of the gaming industry, products, operators, and trends.
Fluent written and spoken English.
Experience drafting internal compliance policies and manuals.
Adapting and implementing policies and procedures with reference to Safer Gambling and
Anti-money Laundering.
Direct contact with regulators on a variety of different matters. Able to build and maintain
excellent relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
Integrity & Openness – demonstrating a fair, consistent, open, and honest approach.
Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
In possession of a relevant qualification and ideally, with a legal background but not essential.
Experience of decision making in specific customer cases related to Safer Gambling and AML.
Establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility.

Benefits:
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.