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Compliance Director – Senior Gaming Sector Compliance Experience Required

€130K + good benefits including relocation | Malta
Ref: 3682D

Continental Europe & Russia / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Permanent


Our client, a leading international firm, seeks to recruit their first full Compliance Director. You will be responsible for the leadership of the Compliance and AML teams which includes responsible gaming functions, as well as establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the regulators and other authorities. Responsibilities will include;

• Advise on an on-going basis of the impact of regulations and the required action;
• Review the impact of AML and CFT regulation and the required action, ensuring Due Diligence procedures are in line with regulation;
• Advise the Company on an on-going basis of the impact of the data protection regulation and the required action and assist in relevant enquiries and access requests;
• Project-lead, as required, and manage regulatory audits/compliance reviews; assist in developing and maintaining audit checklists to be used to audit/review operations in relation to regulatory compliance;
• Review of company documentation (websites, emails, landing pages, texts);
• Mentor and Support the Compliance Managers to ensure company policies and procedures are in place and that they are reviewed, updated and rolled out to the business;
• Investigate major complaints to the regulators/authorities; ensure fair and timely resolution;
• Lead the provision of commercially aware and timely technical compliance advice to both the business and to projects;
• Work with the Compliance Managers to support the setting of regulatory training strategy for the Company, contributing to the building of a regulatory compliance-aware culture and providing subject matter expertise where required;
• Represent the Compliance department on projects providing regulatory advice and guidance in the development of initiatives to incorporate and embed an appropriate Conduct Risk culture and controls within a commercial operating framework;
• Maintain the Company’s Risk Register
• Assist in other projects and ad hoc tasks as and when required.

You should have previous senior level compliance experience of direct Gaming requirements and an understanding of related areas (Advertising, AML and Data Privacy). You must also have good staff management experience as well as strong communication and influencing skills. Excellent opportunity to join an expanding firm in this very pleasant island location (great lifestyle including temperate climate, minimal commuting time and great outdoors activities).  NB UK & EU Citizens (with fluent English language skills) only please.

For a confidential no obligation discussion, please feel free to call David Symes FCA on 44-20-7330 -6966 or send your details to him at


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