Head of Legal Compliance

  • SRGEurope
  • Gibraltar
  • Dec 08, 2018
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Job Description

Head of Legal and Compliance | Salary c£100k plus benefits package | Gibraltar

SRGEurope has been appointed to recruit an experienced Head of legal and Compliance to join a well established Financial Services Company based in Gibraltar. Our client is premier class, professional and has an incredibly talented work-force. The Head of Legal and Compliance will have full overview of compliance, legal, AML, Risk and Formalities.

Head of Legal and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • To act as the senior representative, both internally and externally, local legal, risk and compliance department with direct management responsibility for Gibraltar entity
  • To develop synergies and efficiencies across the local divisional legal and compliance functions through critical review of activities and staffing
  • To manage, monitor and co-ordinate the provision of local risk and compliance services, management reporting including regional EMEA compliance
  • To work in conjunction with the EMEA Head of AML on the local implementation of Bank AML policies
  • Establish cross divisional legal and compliance plans for the location and work with regional and divisional management to ensure that these plans are implemented
  • Act as the primary contact and manage the client's relationship with its local regulators
  • Periodically present at the local management committees on legal and compliance related issues and initiatives
  • Approval of expenses, invoices, payments for the client
  • Manage training process in relation to core areas including cross border disputes

Head of Legal and Compliance Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will be have a legal qualification a Degree or the equivalent and or legal work experience of a similar nature
  • FSC or FSA registered or approved
  • Abundant EMEA cross border knowledge
  • Used to operating a senior level and assuming this level of responsibility
  • Be available to commute to UK office as required
  • Knowledge of the legislation, regulations, rules , the Compliance Handbook and Procedures
  • Knowledge of their employees' backgrounds, strengths, weaknesses, and required licences and registrations
  • Be committed to team building and have excellent communication skills

The Company

Our client is one of Gibraltar's leading Financial Services companies. They have a strong market presence and have a reputation for excellence.

Why Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula neighbouring Southern Spain. It boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, a relaxed out of work lifestyle and is easily accessible to the rest of Europe from Gibraltar and Malaga airports. The primary currency in Gibraltar is pounds/sterling and there are excellent English speaking schools if you are relocating with your family. We can even help you with your relocation process read more here: https://www.srgeurope.com/working-in-gibraltar/relocating-to-gibraltar

Salary

Negotiable