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Manger of Compliance & Risk/MLRO for Ireland

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  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:

    Negotiable DOE

  • Contact:

    Emily Jane Ashley

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  • Job ref:

    Manger of Compliance & Risk/MLRO for Ireland

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Hamlyn Williams is excited to be supporting one of our partners on recruiting a new “Manager of Compliance & Risk/ MLRO” based in Ireland.

Our client is an oustanding Start-up at the forefront of the latest generation of businesses that provide international financial services to its customers. Delivering financial products globally such as:

  • mobile payments
  • card issuance
  • payment processing
  • currency exchange.

Job Summary:

The Manager of Compliance & Risk/Ireland MLRO will implement the company’s compliance and risk management program. This role will be based in Ireland for the company’s EU operations. Applications from outside the Irish boarders will not be reviewed unless relocation is specified within the application.

My client is looking for individuals that have strong experience in managing a compliance and risk management function within a regulated EMI or a financial institution regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as the primary point of contact with regulatory bodies and government agencies in Ireland.
  • Manage the compliance and financial crimes program and Team dedicated to carrying out the day to day activities of the compliance program.
  • Manage and carry out the risk management function in coordination with the business’s global enterprise risk management team.
  • Provide remediation and mitigation plans, strategies and advice on potential emerging financial crime risks.
  • Ensure all Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime policies, risk assessments, procedures and supplementary documents for the business are reviewed on an annual basis and reflect the current regulatory landscape.
  • Keep up to date with regulatory developments impacting the business.

Desired profile:

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend risks associated with the issuance of electronic money and payments services.
  • Demonstrated ability to break down complex propositions into straightforward solutions, and an understanding of core technologies utilized in our product.
  • minimal 5 years combined experience working in risk management, compliance and financial crimes functions within a regulated financial institution regulated by the CBI.
  • At least 2 years of fintech experience, specifically in an EMI.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk management frameworks.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge in financial crimes, in safeguarding of customer assets, consumer privacy laws or any other applicable consumer protection laws.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend risks associated with the issuance of electronic money and payments services.


Apply now and/or please reach out directly to Emily Ashley at with a CV.