Head of Compliance and MLRO

Rethink Recruitment Solutions Limited
London (Greater)
£80k - £85k pa + bonus opportunity
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Compliance and MLRO | PERM | LONDON | £80k - £85k p/a + bonus opportunity

Head of Compliance and MLRO required to join a multi-national Telecommunications business in central London. My client is an award-winning brand, with an international footprint and niche customer base. Their products and services touch the lives of almost 3 million users worldwide.

The Head of Compliance and MLRO will ensure that the business has effective systems, procedures and controls for compliance with requirements and standards under the EU and UK regulatory system - including but not limited to AML regulations. The successful Head of Compliance and MLRO candidate will also be acting as the nominated Money Laundering Reporting Officer and discharging the duties in accordance with local regulatory and internal requirements and obligations.

A full job specification will be made available to all candidates who pass the initial CV screening stage, but here's a snapshot of the key points;

Skills and Experience:


  • Previous experience in compliance with a payment institution (preferably remittance)
  • Worked within FCA authorised business
  • Demonstrable understanding of compliance processes and frameworks
  • Proven experience implementing/maintaining systems and controls for compliance
  • Knowledge of EU and UK regulatory systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within team environment
  • Ability to make sound decisions in the best interests of the business
  • Solid understanding of all relevant regulations and systems used to implement/maintain controls


  • Legal background
  • Knowledge/experience of both online and offline money transfer businesses
  • Experience working with B2C
  • Demonstrable experience with scaling operations to new countries


  • £80k - £85k p/a
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Comprehensive benefits package

Please note: We are unable to consider applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Head of Compliance and MLRO | PERM | LONDON | £80k - £85k p/a + bonus opportunity

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