Job Title: Compliance and Risk Officer
Salary: £100K - £150K
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.
To discover more contact Steven Jackson on email@example.com