Licensing Officer.

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Licensing Officer

Posted 33 days ago
London, UK, EUROPECompetitive SalaryJob Reference: 36131
My client, an international iGaming business is looking to add to the Legal and Compliance team by hiring a Licensing Officer. 

This is a fully remote based role (within Europe) and will appeal to people with an interest in Regulatory Compliance and multi-tasking.

The main details of the role will include:
  • Provide ongoing assistance to the Head of Regulatory Affairs and the Licensing Manager on a variety of projects, including but not limited to license applications, license maintenance and due diligence.
  • Assist in the maintenance and renewal of company and personal licenses.
  • Assist in the collation and storing of due diligence records using Jira, to include inbound due diligence requests from third parties and the continual management of outbound due diligence requests.
  • Providing ad-hoc support to the WHG legal team on a variety of legal issues including, for example, contractual agreements, data protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Assist in the collation of monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reports.
  • Keep up-to-date records of all license applications and granted licenses, including keeping central spreadsheets and licence registers up to date.
  • Responsible for the WHG licensing mailbox to ensure all tasks are noted and transferred to the Licensing To-Do-List.
  • Responsible for chasing up responses to emails and following up on email requests to ensure that tasks are completed as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Regularly review licensing regulations to ensure that requirements are being met in each jurisdiction.
  • Liaise with applicants, regulators, external counsel and suppliers in relation to fulfilling the licensing requirements.
  • Regularly update guidance documents, assist with the creation of newly required guidance documents and the continued collation of internal know-how documents.
Experience required:
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy are essential parts of this role.
  • Experience working in a regulated industry, with gambling industry experience desirable.
  • Experience working in a licensing department or assisting with license applications is also desirable.
  • Previous legal experience or training is desirable.
  • Understanding of why due diligence in necessary and how the due diligence process should be managed, both inbound and outbound.
  • Ability to manage a busy workload with multiple (and often tight) deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Ability to work pro-actively and to grab the initiative.
  • Great communication with the ability to build strong relationships and influence at senior levels.
  • Solutions focussed.
  • Creative thinker that will bring innovative practices and solutions.
  • A collaborative style and happy to participate across the team at all levels.
  • Excellent Microsoft skills, including Word and Excel.
  • Jira and Confluence experience is desirable.
  • Flexibility and willingness to support unplanned and unexpected events to support the team and broader business.