Compliance Manager

As a Compliance Manager, you will be tasked with translating regulations into action and making sure that the company understands and adheres to the legislation and internal policies.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

As a Compliance Manager, you will be tasked with translating regulations into action and making sure that the company understands and adheres to the legislation and internal policies. The Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring that appropriate processes, systems, policies and structures are in place to manage compliance with the company’s legal and regulatory obligations, in particular regarding UKGC technical standards, personal data protection and other EU directives and regulations.

  • Examine and identify the risk areas across the business and mitigate risks ensuring full compliance with all applicable regulations, legislation, company policies and best practice.
  • Research and keep up to date with, and understand, relevant laws and regulations.
  • Educate employees on not only the regulations, but also the impact on the organisation if these are not complied with.
  • Investigate irregularities and non-compliance issues.
  • Highlight or escalate areas of concern and seek prompt resolution.
  • Contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organisation.
  • Take ownership and maintain compliance solutions already embedded in the organisation.
  • Assist in the gathering of internal information and requirements in response to regulatory requests.
  • Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance.
  • Support regulatory investigations and audits.
  • Advise the organisation on any licensing requirement and act as a key point of contact.
  • Identify gaps in existing processes or arising from new regulations and ensure that the correct remedial actions are put in place to close these gaps.
  • Be responsible for conducting regular risk assessments of processes and procedures to ensure that they reflect current legal, technical and operational requirements, especially in regards to Gambling Commission compliance requirements.
  • Provide appropriate advice and interpretation of the provisions of the data protection regulation as they impact the company’s activities in general and/or specific functions across all services.
  • Liaise with third party compliance providers and hold them accountable for delivery where applicable.
  • Develop and maintain the general data protection policies and responsible gambling awareness training programmes within the company and deliver ad-hoc awareness, refresher training, and in-depth training as necessary.
  • Develop, implement and enforce appropriate policies and procedures related to third party suppliers and ensure that data protection requirements are detailed in contractual agreements.

What you'll bring

  • Passion for technology
  • Proven experience as a Compliance Officer in a gambling, banking or insurance or any other highly regulated environment.
  • Knowledge and proven experience working with data protection legislation.
  • Experience in ISO27001 and Data Protection regulations.
  • Compliance monitoring and / or internal audit experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of the principles of capturing evidence for regulatory investigations.
  • Excellent interviewing and auditing skills.
  • Experience in dealing with challenging auditing environments and auditors.
  • Ability to promptly deal with audits findings and solve potential issues.
  • The ability to produce accurate and timely reports for senior management and excellent writing skills.
  • An understanding of the software development life cycle would be beneficial.
  • Attention to detail is essential with an ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility.
  • Law Degree or Qualification in Compliance, Data Protection or GDPR is desirable.

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech 
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Range of benefits to choose from
  • Learning and training opportunities to keep skills sharp
  • Season ticket loan
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Flexibility of working from home or in the office to stay both safe and collaborative
  • Flexible working hours, wellbeing programs and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs and Hackathons/ Designathons 

 …and loads more

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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