Head of Legal & MLRO (German Speaking)

€60,000 - €80,000  |  Malta

Our client, a fast growing, innovative and ethical igaming group, is currently looking to recruit a German speaking Head of Legal & MLRO to join their growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for AML/CFT for the operator
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Making sure that the operator is compliant with all AML requirements of the regulators of both iGaming and AML in Germany and Malta, by working closely with the Head of Compliance
  • Review, update and improve existing policies
  • Assess and report suspicious activity
  • Ensure all findings are acted upon
  • Tackle all issues concerning AML
  • Work closely across the company with those involved in KYC, Fraud and Risk
  • Report to senior management and understand the commercial imperatives of the business
  • Identify training needs in AML and CFT across the company and design, provide and organise training 
  • Keep abreast of new and evolving AML/CFT requirements
  • Build good relationships of trust and understanding with regulators

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar role
  • iGaming experience
  • Knowledge of working with the FIAU, MGA and BaFin

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a diverse team spread across different countries
  • Knowledgeable of AML/CFT regulations and practices
  • Willing to be based in Malta for all or part of the time

  • Primary job focus
    Legal
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced
  • Employer industry
    iGaming & Casinos
  • Languages
    English, German

Legal Jobs in Malta consist of individuals engaged in the practice of law who provide expert advice to private and commercial clients. Legal jobs within this sector include administration, civil law, commercial law, compliance, corporate intellectual property, employment law, family law, maritime & aviation, tax law and technology law roles.

  • Job Reference
    XV745
  • Closing Date
    31/03/2021
  • Date Published
    23/01/2021
  • Status
    Shortlisting

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