Head of Legal and Compliance

Malta  |  €60,000 - €80,000 

One of our key clients, a multi-jurisdictional player in the financial services sector, is looking to engage a Head of Legal and Compliance to join its team of professionals.


  • Implementing compliance policies, procedures, manuals, and checklists including updating such documents in line with regulatory developments and the Group’s requirements
  • Ensuring the implementation of compliance diaries
  • Implementing/carrying out tasks emanating from multiple compliance monitoring programs
  • Supporting the employees on regulatory queries including matters related to AML/CFT
  • Preparation of compliance reports for Boards and Compliance Committees
  • Tackling regulatory issues and interpretation of applicable legislation and/or regulations
  • Assisting the respective MLRO with AML/CFT and any other ad hoc issues as required
  • Assisting the respective MLRO with the completion of the Annual Compliance Report for  the FIAU
  • Supporting employees on matters pertaining to Data Protection in line with GDPR
  • Ensuring compliance with the ongoing application and monitoring of GDPR requirements
  • Maintaining and developing a compliance culture with all legislation and regulations applicable to the company
  • Supporting the management team when/if necessary on any external compliance services that may be provided to clients

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing, are essential for this role
  • Proactive attitude
  • Can-do' approach to work

Education & Experience

  • A qualification in compliance/finance or the equivalent
  • A minimum of seven + years of experience in a similar role within financial services
  • Proficient working knowledge of related legislation and regulation
  • Must be in possession of a Law Degree

Job Reference: MQ731

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  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Senior Management
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
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