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Director of Compliance & MLRO

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    Financial Services and Banking, Technology

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  • Salary:

    Very attractive salary and package based on experience

  • Contact:

    Lorna Byrne

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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We're working with an innovative and fast-growing cryptocurrency client, looking to rapidly grow its Legal team. We're seeking a Director of Compliance & MLRO to be based in anywhere in Germany with remote working.


As a Director of Compliance & MLRO, you will:

  • Be responsible for going through the process and applying for a crypto license and eventually a MiFID license
  • Manage the compliance function within Germany and as the first employee based in Germany, be responsible for creating and growing a compliance team
  • Be familiar with German regulation and perform necessary analysis to ensure compliance with any applicable regulation, constantly be aware of any changes to such regulation and be able to communicate this to all relevant parties
  • Cooperate and communicate with authorities as and when necessary, compiling, analysing, and presenting data when requested
  • Utilise your knowledge of local AML/CFT regulations to develop and implement the company’s internal procedures and assist with the investigation of suspected ML/FT


As a Director of Compliance & MLRO you must have:

  • Around 5-7 years’ experience as an MLRO/Head of Compliance/Compliance Manager or similar role
  • Previous experience within licensing and applying for licenses
  • An interest in FinTech and Financial Services
  • Proven experience working within start-ups/scale-ups


If you have the relevant experience and are working within FinTech or Financial Services, apply now and/or please reach out directly with your CV to Lorna Byrne