Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.
We are currently looking for a Compliance Manager (Regulatory Delivery) to join our team and play a vital role in supporting the gambling community.
- Salary of c£32,000 per annum
- Civil service pension
- Flexible working
- 26 days’ holiday
- Option to buy up to five days’ extra annual leave
- Additional benefits
Joining us means joining a dynamic, high profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people’s lives.
It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that’s through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you’re passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.
Working for our Compliance team means translating our regulation into action and making sure the industry understands and adheres to the legislation set out to protect the public’s interest. The team are responsible for testing licensees against the requirements of holding a GB gambling licence, are involved in raising standards initiatives and work to ensure that consumers are protected from gambling harm.
What you will deliver (Responsibilities):
It’s about team work: you will work as part of our compliance team to test the regulatory compliance of GB licensees. The team plays a crucial role in the front line of the Commission and helps the department make sure policy is implemented effectively, that the industry is complying with relevant legislation and for devising new ways to regulate a continually changing landscape.
It’s about assessments: you should be able to conduct assessments of online and land-based businesses, and it is essential that you have the drive to keep up to date with developments and trends in the tech and mobile environments.
It’s about support: Supporting and leading on raising standards initiatives and working to ensure consumer’s interests are at the heart of everything we do and supporting regulatory investigations and checking improvement measures are put in place by Licensees.
It’s about advice: advising local authorities in relation to GB licensing requirements.
It’s about relationship building: acting as a single point of contact for licensees.
It’s about making this a great place to work. You will role model our Ways of Working and will build capability, resources and confidence both within
It’s about writing reports. You will be expected to document engagement with licensees and produce clear, concise and accurate reports that may be used for regulatory action.
It’s NOT about resource management of staff. You will not be expected to be a resource manager of staff but you may be asked to lead a small team during project work.
Key Knowledge, skills and experience:
• You should have experience/ knowledge of the principles of capturing evidence for regulatory investigations.
• You should be adaptable and comfortable with change and the continual improvement that is required to be a successful risk-based regulator.
• You should have excellent interviewing and auditing skills and be capable of prioritising a busy workload.
• You should be able to produce accurate and timely reports for senior management and you should have excellent letter writing skills.
• You should show attention to detail in all your work but also be able to complete work, at pace, within tight deadlines.
• You should be capable of communicating with a wide range of individuals including senior officers of large corporations.
• You must be willing to travel.
• An understanding of online gambling products
• It is desirable that you have experience of presenting in front of an audience or via live podcasts.
The closing date for this role is 23 January 2022. Interviews for these roles will take place in February 2022 via Microsoft Teams
We are currently following Government advice and working from home but when this guidance is relaxed we will be operating a hybrid working model with some time in the office and some time working from home. We would be happy to discuss this with you at interview.
Salary for this role is c.£32,000 plus benefits