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7763 Leeds, United Kingdom Business Support Permanent

The role: We are looking for a Sanctions & Export Controls specialist with some wider Financial Crime expertise to join our busy and dynamic Compliance team which is primarily based in the Isle of Man.

Due to the Flutter Entertainment Inc International Divisions extensive, and growing, international presence and the related increase in complexity and exposure to worldwide sanctions regimes, we are looking for a Sanctions Manager to join our established Legal, Risk & Compliance function.  You’ll report to the Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption, and work closely with the Group MLRO and the Third Party Due Diligence team.  The ABC team sits within the Legal & Risk Function.

Are you our next star player?

The Head of Anti Bribery & Corruption has oversight of a very busy team and we would be looking for you to assist them in delivery of the ABC Programme in addition to your Sanctions role.

“The Anti Bribery & Corruption team at Flutter International is led by experts in their field, passionate about the effective application of their craft, with the full support of senior leaders. With worldwide coverage and access to all areas of the business, working with this team is exciting, challenging and the place be to learn new skills and develop existing ones.”, Emma Christie, Legal & Compliance Department

Why we need you

You’ll be working to develop, implement and maintain Sanction policies, procedures and guidance; coordinate training and communication with staff and senior management across the  International Division,  completing the annual Sanctions Risk Assessment and changing the Programme where required to adapt to changing business, sector, legal and regulatory notices.   

The role entails drafting and updating policies, procedures and training relating to the Sanctions Compliance Program; conducting periodic review and updating of the compliance framework. 

Operationally, you will be subject matter expert and therefore adviser to other teams within Compliance on Sanctions matters, but also adviser to business teams, advising on special projects and responsible for delivery of implementing programs to comply with new legal and regulatory initiatives related to sanctions compliance.  You will also lead any Sanctions reporting, direct external counsel teams in any required disclosures or request for licenses and maintain a register of all actual or potential breaches. 

You should expect to be reviewing third party due diligence, assessing contracts for appropriate regulatory clauses, working with Treasury to assure Banking partners as to the extent and robustness of our sanctions compliance programme; and be ready to report, upon request, to management on the sanctions risk profile of the International Division

Who we’re looking for

You’ll be someone with relevant international or multi-jurisdictional experience in running and maintaining a Sanctions & Export Control programme; with a solid grasp of US OFAC, EU and HM Treasury requirements and other key regimes,  with the skills to translate technical sanctions language into business applicable guidance and advice.    This is a role currently split evenly between procedural development and roll out and operational review of potential matters and advisory.  We’ll expect you to be a well organised individual who works unsupervised in planning and prioritising your own work, with the ability to handle large workloads to meet deadline pressures and of course, you’ll have excellent attention to detail with the ability to deliver high quality work and maintain records of work conducted on which the company may need to rely.   

Core responsibilities:

  • Monitoring of international regulatory regimes for changes that may impact the business, our players, supplier relationships and to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Development and enhancement of the Sanctions Compliance Program, including embedding of minimum standards to be met by the International Division and evaluation of programme effectiveness.
  • Primary responsibility for policies and procedures, training and risk assessment.
  • Maintain effective practices and procedures for Sanctions screening.
  • Respond to regulatory inquiries related to  sanctions compliance.
  • Facilitating sanctions section of annual risk assessment and developing and executing action plan at the global level.
  • Work closely with Anti-Corruption/AML Compliance, Internal Audit and other control functions to ensure consistent application of respective compliance programs, policies and procedures.
  • Provide training to gatekeeper roles, particularly legal and Third Party Due Diligence team.
  • Establishing quality assurance process related to the Sanctions Compliance Program.
  • Develop and deliver management information related to the Sanctions Compliance Program.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders across the business
  • Assist, as necessary, in the review of transactions, deals, strategic initiatives, and other relationships and advise the business to secure adherence to sanctions laws and regulations and internal Policies and standards.
  • Assist in the implementation and / or oversight of the ABC Programme upon request.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • £1,000 as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career.
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • a subsidised canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a  zoom face-to-face interview.

The Group

Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com.

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