Director of Compliance

Location Belgium
Job Type Permanent
Salary Competitive salary
Reference 29846

A highly successful iGaming business, ranked number one in its field is experiencing consolidated growth and looking to hire a highly experienced Director of Compliance to keep the company adhering to all requirements in the regulatory jurisdictions and support with necessary obligations regarding new market entry as the company grows.


Based in Belgium, this role will report to both the COO and CFO and liaise with senior stakeholders across the business. The position will hold responsibility for the planning and delivery of both strategic and operational requirements of Compliance in a business that regards regulatory compliance as paramount.


Responsibilities will include;


  • Advise the business on compliance with regulation applicable to current license held with the Belgian Gaming Commission and support the growth of the company with new market entry as required
  • Managing and completing license application for the Dutch Regulator (The Kansspelautoriteit)
  • Provide day to day support to all internal and external stakeholders on any issues around compliance and regulation in the Relevant Markets
  • Responsible and accountable for the department’s delivery
  • Budget forecasting
  • Understand, monitor and review all developments within the regulatory environment within the Relevant Markets, identifying development needs within the business and ensure any requirements are communicated and implemented in a timely manner
  • A proactive approach to staying up to date with advertising standards and consumer protection laws and standards in the Relevant Markets
  • Mantaining an excellent relationship with all applicable regulators within the Relevant Markets
  • Identify and manage risks for the business
  • Attend training, seminars and consultations arranged by regulators within the Relevant Markets and other industry associations, engaging in active dialogue to ensure obligations and requirements are met
  • Assist in delivering compliance awareness and training to employees
  • Liaise with other teams to ensure compliance and regulatory processes are being upheld, ensuring full support to customers, as well as optimisation of the services provided
  • Assist with other projects or responsibilities as may be required from time to time


Applications will be considered from those with;


  • Relevant experience with an operator working in Regulated markets as either a Head of or Senior Manager position
  • Experience of responsibility for and successful gaining of licenses in regulated markets
  • Proven ability to communicate thoroughly with senior board members and negotiate with Regulators
  • Previous experience of gaining a Dutch license would be seen as advantageous
  • Ability to work both strategically and operationally in a balanced way as required by the business
  • Thorough knowledge of the licensing application process
  • Technical or Legal degree background would be considered as advantageous
  • The ability to think strategically and communicate clearly

In return a competitive package is on offer and the opportunity to develop and maintain an exemplary Compliance remit as the company expands on its high-ranking place within the market.


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