Head of Responsible Gambling

€56,000 - €78,000 yearly
  • Buzz Group LTD
  • Nottingham, UK
  • Jun 14, 2019
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Job Description

About you

A background in leading Compliance within a heavily Customer orientated organisation is key. You will be an experienced team leader and able to manage conflicting priorities often with tight deadlines.  You will have the ability to delegate effectively within your team and work collaboratively with other key stakeholders within the business.

About your role

You will be responsible for ensuring the business is compliant with industry, legal and regulatory requirements covering a wide range of regulatory bodies and industry best practices. You will work closely with our internal stakeholders ensuring activities are carried out in accordance with the Gambling Commission and Information Commissioner’s Office requirements such as;

  • The Gambling Act 2005
  • The licence conditions and codes of practice
  • Various Anti-money laundering regulations (Money Laundering Regulations 2017)
  • Various advertising standards agency regulations such as CAP/BCAP codes
  • All other Gambling related regulation.

You will oversee a team of Compliance staff who have responsibilities relating to various areas of regulation. You will have the responsibility of communicating issues and project updates to the senior leadership within the business accounting for the various levels of knowledge and required detail.

Another important aspect of this position is to develop risk management processes, undertake gap analysis, and work alongside existing teams to check compliance with both internal policies, legalities and gambling legislation.

Where does your role fit in?

As a leader within the risk and compliance team you will be assisting the business with both it’s legal and moral obligations to safeguard its employees and customer’s and aiding the company in adhering to its three licensing objectives to;

  • Protect young and vulnerable people from the effects of Gambling
  • Keep gambling free of criminal activity
  • Ensure gambling is conducted in a fair and open manner.

You will report to the Director of Risk and Compliance. This role will be based in central Nottingham at Buzz Bingo’s head office. Both you and your team will be responsible for supporting the business at all levels from communicating with clubs and customers to advising senior leadership on data and regulatory issues.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • To provide subject matter expertise for all compliance related activities.
  • Ensure that consumer protection is at the heart of all company activities.
  • Support the delivery of an effective Information Security Management System.
  • Oversight of systems and controls including annual review of compliance, AML and consumer protection policies.
  • Identify and escalate regulatory risks to the Board.
  • To support a risk identification and assessment process and help embed this within the business.
  • Education and training of marketing teams to aid compliance with BCAP/CAP code, CMA and ASA related obligations.
  • Composition and sign off on presentations and packs for presentation to senior board members to communicate compliance issues and concerns.
  • Monitoring of upcoming regulatory changes and developments and communication to relevant department leads.
  • Monitoring of procedures for customer due diligence, enhanced due diligence, source of funds/wealth and suspicious activity checks to ensure we meet the regulators expectations.
  • Keep alive and update relevant Risk Assessments required within the business (e.g. AML, Local Risk Assessments, DPA RA etc.)
  • To support where required key stakeholders responsible for management of data protection risks such as the Group CISO, IT department and Data protection.
  • Any other compliance related tasks as required by the business.

You’ll aim to achieve:

  • A robust and highly respected Gambling Operator achieving regulatory compliance in its ever-evolving business.
  • The tasks and responsibilities laid out above

Your knowledge and experience:

  • Extensive commercial expertise in a senior compliance position.
  • Knowledge and experience with Anti-Money Laundering regulations.
  • Experience acting as the main point of contact for all legal and compliance related matters.
  • Experience in the gambling/gaming industry.
  • Experience in development, oversight and implementation of new and existing controls for consumer protection.
  • Experienced in communicating with external authorities and regulators.
  • Experience in leading and developing a team of people.
  • Working knowledge and/or experience in ISO: 27001:2013 and GDPR is desirable.

Your skills:

  • Ability to use effective communication at all levels within our business.
  • Able to develop and coach our people.
  • Ability to proactively identify gaps in data/compliance and required action.
  • Able to interpret large volumes of complex information.
  • Ability to manage change and influence key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a strategic way to deliver on overall objectives as set by the business.

A little bit about us…

Joining us means joining our family. We know lots of companies say that, but we really believe it’s true. Our teams in Club Support Centre and our clubs across the country are smart, energised, and passionate about what they do. We know each person here can make a big difference, so we’ll support your professional goals, give you what you need to thrive, and help you accomplish the right results – whatever your role. We’re dedicated to building Bingo’s Buzziest Community every single day and making our players feel as much a part of our family as we do.