Head of Legal and Compliance

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15322
Published: 4 months ago
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Legal and Compliance to join an established company within the financial services industry. 

Duties include: 
  • Follow all regulatory changes relevant to the industry, provide analysis of the changes and communicate it effectively across the company
  • Draft and provide day-to-day advice and guidance on legal and compliance matters as and when necessary
  •  Working with the Risk Officer and MLRO to enhance the compliance culture
  • Reviewing and/or drafting of policies and procedures in line with applicable regulations
  •  Prepare, maintain, and execute the Compliance Programme
  • Prepare and execute the annual Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Be a point of contact with regulators as required 
  • Act as Compliance Officer 
  • Identifying legal issues, providing analysis of legal risks and creating and implementing solutions structured to achieve business objectives efficiently
  • Drafting, negotiating and review of commercial contracts and agreements
  • Overseeing contractual obligations 
  • Be involved in management committees as applicable and assist Board in taking proper and timely decisions 
Requirements: 
  • The ideal candidate must possess at least 3 years of experience working in similar senior position
  • Excellent knowledge of MFSA regulations and law
  • Possess a Doctor of Law
  • Ideally candidate must be previously approved by the MFSA for a similar role.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill
  •  Able to lead, manage and grow the legal and compliance team in line
An attractive salary will be offered to the right candidate.