Compliance Manager

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15665
Published: over 1 year ago
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Compliance Manager to join an established company.  The Compliance Manager will be reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance. The person shall be responsible for all operational and administrative functions that relate to or are ancillary to the matters for which the Compliance Department is responsible.

Duties include: 
  • overseeing the day-to-day tasks and general activities of the Compliance Team
  • Coordinating and implementing the relevant strategic objectives pertinent to the Compliance Directorate as guided by the Head of Risk and Compliance and as required by the nature of the business.
  • Acting as the key driver for the Compliance Directorate 
  • Providing feedback with regards to new Compliance procedures, policies, directives and regulations to ensure new regulations take into account key learning from past experiences and are up to date in a timely manner.
  • Providing input on internal issues, directives and guidelines being drafted 
  • Representing the company in various fora and meetings with key stakeholders ranging from licensees and their authorised representatives, as well as other Authorities, Government Officials and other key stakeholders as required.
  • Liaising with and providing support and guidance, both at a technical and operational level to the personnel within the Compliance Directorate, as well as other Directorates and gaming operators (including other third parties), as necessary.
  • Acting as the function's main point of contact for any assigned projects to ensure such projects are planned, managed and executed in an effective and efficient way.
  • Coordinate and prompting the relevant recruitment processes as required for the Compliance unit.
  • Reviewing and approving Compliance letters issued by the unit.
  • Coordinating Compliance Audits 
  • Ensure that all assigned key performance indicators and objectives are being monitored and accomplished from both an operational and strategic point of views.
  • Ensuring that all assigned key performance indicators and objectives are set, monitored and accomplished from both an operational and a strategic point of view and that the relevant assessments concerning employee’s performance are conveyed in a regular and timely manner.
  • Provide consistent support to the Head of Risk and Compliance, by proposing improved strategies and process optimisation for the Compliance unit 
  • In possession of a degree in Business / Management/ Finance / Law or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing a team.
  • Knowledge and expertise regarding the prevention and detection of anti-money laundering, cybercrime, fraud and financial crime
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing gaming in Malta 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Thinks and acts strategically.
  • Takes ownership and actions and projects.
  • Capable of working within a team, manage multiple engagements and work to challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to identify and report on sensitive issues.
  • Be smart, highly motivated, well presented and with good communication skills.
An attractive salary will be offered to the chosen candidate.