Head of Legal and Compliance

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Legal
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 16097
Published: 3 months ago
Our client is a reputable gaming company here in Malta and is seeking to recruit for a Head of Legal and Compliance. As the Head of Legal and Compliance you will oversee all legal, regulatory, risk and compliance matters working closely with the General Counsel.

Duties include:
  • handle contractual matters and disputes, security and IP, corporate governance 
  • Anti-money laundering, responsible gambling, consumer rights, privacy and data protection 
  • Manage all the compliance activities in our targeted markets
  • Handle the License application processes 
  • Handle Policies & procedures and training 
  • Develop and lead a team of legal and compliance professionals providing inspiring leadership  
  • Lead and support key projects and initiatives, and effectively communicate strategies across the team, Department and Business 
  • Engage with and influence key internal and external stakeholders, and provide expert advice to support the strategic agenda 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s or doctorate degree in Law or similar field 
  • Have sound knowledge of current laws, regulations, and common practices in compliance and able to provide training 
  • Candidates must have experience in a similar role as a Legal and Compliance professional
  • Experience with iGaming licences
  • Be a down-to-earth leader in a similar role with a proven track record of coaching and developing people 
  • A self-motivated person with the ability to take ownership in a dynamic environment with a positive, ‘can-do’ mindset 
  • Capacity to define, structure and prioritise workload for themselves and others 
  • Flexibility and adaptability to business and regulatory changes 
  • Ability to display a high degree of confidentiality and discretion 
An attractive salary is being offered for this role. This role is fully from office. Our client offers many attractive benefits such as health insurance, wellness allowance, birthday leave amongst others.