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Title Head of Compliance
Role Head of Compliance
Category Financial Services jobs in Spain
Location Gibraltar
Company RecruitGibraltar ,  Vacancies [ - - ] (Posted on Tue 25 March 2014 12:25 pm)
Experience 5 to 7 Years
Educational Qualification High School or Equivalent (12th, Intermediate, Jr College)
Skills English spoken & written
Salary - -
Career Level Management (Manager/Director of Staff)
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
 Head of Compliance
Recruit Gibraltar are currently helping our client who has a great opportunity for a Head of Compliance to be responsible for ensuring overall compliance in laws and regulations. The role will involve various aspects of compliance in accordance with developing requirements, including compliance with applicable Banking and Anti Money Laundering regulations in Gibraltar and other EEA jurisdictions. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to implement and/or update required compliance and best practice procedures and policies.

Head of Compliance responsibilities

- Collaborate with other departments to resolve difficult legal compliance issues and best practice policy decision making;
- Report to management on the progress of specific compliance efforts;
- Liaise with a range of regulatory bodies ;
- Ensure the ongoing adherence to and continual review of such rules pre and post product launch, by regularly (daily, monthly, quarterly, annually ? as appropriate) identifying, reporting, investigating, resolving, and monitoring all compliance irregularities;
- Collaborate with other departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution and to ensure proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required;
- Continually identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; to develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future;
- Develop an effective compliance training program through appropriate written and verbal communications media, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees, managers, and relevant external parties, including retail and distribution partners;
- Develop a culture within the business that understands compliance and works appropriately within regulations and minimises bureaucracy as much as possible;
- Strive to improve processes and procedures both internally and externally
- Oversee compliance interaction with clients ensuring a fine balance between the requirements of the company and the compliance involvement with clients;
- Manage and be responsible for the work of the Compliance Officers who will be reporting to them, as well as other compliance and transaction monitoring staff within the team


- Minimum of 5 years working in a senior compliance or legal role
- Previous experience with Money Laundering legislation and regulations required
- Experience drafting documents, policies and procedures
- Experience managing other staff members strongly preferred
- Knowledge of Gibraltar regulatory environment strongly preferred
- Legal qualification preferred

Salary based on experience

To apply please send your CV to and state which role you are interested in.
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