Job Title:                    (Position Filled) Compliance and Risk Officer

Salary:                        £100K - £150K

Location:                   London

Position Description

A leading gaming operator is seeking a Compliance and Risk Officer (CRO) to ensure Risk Management and Compliance is embedded into the culture of the business.

Job Purpose Statement:

  • To underpin the needs of our evolving business a new senior role has been created to take compliance and risk management onto the next level.

  • In addition to a core focus on gambling related regulatory concerns and consumer protection/safer gambling, the position will also assume overall responsibility for internal audit, business continuity and risk management across the Group.

  • Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with a close working relationship with the Chief Operating Officer (COO).


  • As Compliance and Risk Officer you will lead and drive forward the compliance and risk agenda and ensure that a strong compliance and risk culture is recognised and embedded throughout the business.

  • Lead, motivate and direct a team of compliance/risk and audit specialists.

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the team of Safer Gambling Managers. 

  • Ensure that the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team are kept abreast of any developments in compliance and risk requirements.

  • Provide oversight and direction as a result of regulatory changes.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for the Gambling Commission and other official bodies (eg ICO).

  • Design and implement compliance and risk monitoring plans and frameworks that identify, document and mitigate compliance risks associated with the business.

  • Conduct on-going reviews of the organisation’s procedures, systems and controls to ensure that they meet current regulatory and audit requirements.

  • Chair Regulatory Compliance, AML and SR Committee.

  • Prepares reports, papers and submissions to the Board on compliance and risk matters.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Will require a Personal Managers Licence (PML) from the Gambling Commission (GC). 

  • If from outside the gambling industry an application can be made either prior to or on commencement of employment.

  • Experience of working at a senior level in compliance and risk within a regulated commercial environment.

  • Experience in establishing strong regulatory relationships – both internally and externally.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.



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