Compliance Manager, Legal


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Work on ground-breaking multiplayer titles, push the boundaries of games technology and virtual worlds, or get to grips with some of the world’s toughest security challenges. If your ambitions are high, we’ll give you the tools, support and culture to take them even higher.
At Improbable, we believe that the next revolution in entertainment and society will come from massive virtual worlds. They will create new economies and opportunities globally, changing not just how we play, but how we work and relate to each other. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to build the next generation of technologies for online multi-user games and simulations. At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We’re motivated by the fulfilment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.
Your Mission: 
As the Compliance Manager, you will support the Security Policy, Governance and Compliance function in implementing the compliance vision, model and principles across all of Improbable. In addition, you will ensure all compliance needs are met through clear internal & external policies and metrics are defined around standard and regulatory requirements to support the organisational strategy throughout a period of sustained growth. You will work across the business to guide the compliance process and reporting, and define processes and standards to ensure that compliance obligations are adhered to. Initially, the primary function will be to baseline compliance requirements and implement the necessary processes and procedures to build out the compliance function within the business.

Areas of Impact:

  • Lead on providing specialist regulatory and compliance advice and promote a compliance culture throughout the business.
  • Design and implement an appropriate compliance process. Maturing  that process through continuous improvement, whilst building out the compliance team.
  • Initially, lead on building KYC, KYI and sanctions monitoring processes.
  • Manage regulatory risk by working with business areas to cultivate and maintain key relationships to enable the provision of proportionate and appropriate advice on relevant regulations and business policies whilst supporting commercial strategy. Design, establish and implement the Compliance Monitoring plan to oversee the first line of defence controls in line with the regulatory risk cycle.
  • Where required, lead on conducting allocated compliance monitoring and engage with business managers to discuss findings, recommendations and changes.
  • As required, conduct internal investigations and monitor business ethics compliance.
  • Develop and implement a framework to ensure that all compliance policies and procedures are reviewed and compliant with applicable external standards. Lead on monitoring the operational impacts of the changing regulatory landscape through reviewing and interpreting consultation papers, policy statements and other publications. Determine impacted business areas and ensure appropriate gap analysis is carried out for timely and compliant implementation of requirements.
  • Support a positive and open relationship with external regulatory bodies and oversee the business to ensure required information is provided within deadlines and that the C Team are kept informed of any risks.

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with any the following:

  • Extensive knowledge, and practical experience in applying relevant regulatory rules, guidance and handbooks in a practical context.
  • Direct experience of identification, management, monitoring and reporting of risks either in project or business as usual environment.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritise effectively and use analytical skills to assist in drawing conclusions from complex data.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, including influencing, educating and reporting to Senior Management.
  • Strong research qualities, acting as a role model to the team and other colleagues.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills, including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply.

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We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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