Head of Risk and Compliance Management

Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory
Job type: Full-time
Contact name: Francesca Buhagiar

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15985
Published: 11 months ago
Our client, a well-established company here in Malta, is seeking to recruit for a Head of Compliance and Risk Management to join the Group. 

Duties include: 
  • Be responsible for the Group's compliance with Companies Act, GDPR, and AML and corporate governance
  • Act as Company Secretary to all Group companies, with responsibility for all Board, Board Committees and Executive Management Committees
  • Be responsible for Terms of Reference of all Board and Executive Management Committees and alignment thereto
  • Be responsible for the Corporate Governance setup, including documentation and its regular review;
  • Be responsible for the Group's AML Policy and procedures, ensuring compliance with AML regulations;
  • Act as the Group's DPO and is responsible for the Group's Data Policy and procedures;
  • Draft and implement risk management policies and procedures;
  • Carry out regular assessments of compliance with AML, Data and risk management policies;
  • Monitor adherence of risk controls against established risk register and advise management in case of weaknesses;
  • Communicate and explain policies related to the above functions to all Group employees;
  • Provide routine legal advice in relation to day-to-day business;
  • Keep abreast with relevant legislation and regulations.
Requirements: 
  • A relevant degree in law or a business-related field;
  • A minimum of three years' experience in a compliance and / or corporate governance role;
  • Proficient working knowledge of related legislation and regulation.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Maltese.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Self-motivated and driven to excellence.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the selected candidates.