Senior Manager - Compliance

Location United Kingdom
Posted Date April 04, 2024
Company Email [email protected]
Company Website
Job type Full Time
Package (per year) 53000.00
Application Last Date April 16, 2024

Senior Manager – Compliance
Birmingham, West Midlands (with hybrid working)

We are currently looking for a Senior Manager to join our Compliance team in Birmingham. You will be responsible for compliance activity for the Licensee holding the 4th National Lottery licence and supporting the wider team with our compliance activity for all other licensees that hold a GB gambling licence.

The Benefits:

- Salary of circa £53,000 per annum
- Civil service pension, with an employer contribution rate of 27%
- Flexible working
- Hybrid working, specific guidelines are to be agreed with your line manager
- 26 days’ holiday, rising to 29 days after two years’ service, with the option to buy up to five days’ extra annual leave

Joining us means joining an organisation that is certified as a Great Place to work, respects work-life balance, is inclusive, and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that is through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you are enthusiastic about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.

Your Role:

As a Senior Manager, you will work as part of the Compliance leadership team to manage and develop a high-performing front-line team of multi-skilled staff to successfully deliver a compliance programme which includes a programme of assessments, risk based reactive compliance work and other ad-hoc projects at pace to challenging deadlines.

Your role will also involve:

- Working closely with the 4th National lottery programme to support their programme of compliance activity.
- Leading on our activity to ensure the industry is complying with legislation.
- Keeping up to date with trends and developments in the tech and mobile environments.
- Working to ensure consumers’ interests are at the heart of everything we do.
- Working to ensure that the National Lottery in the UK is run fairly and transparently.
- Building effective working relationships at a senior level both internally and externally.
- Leading on incidents and issues originating from national lottery activity.
- Planning and leading proactive compliance activity.
- Acting as a point of contact for national lottery enquiries.

About You:


To be considered as a Senior Manager, you will need:

- Broad experience in a regulatory or policy analysis environment, with a focus on compliance, audit, risk identification and management and evidence identification, gathering and presentation.
- Ability to manage and develop staff (including field based) across a diverse programme of activities within tight deadlines to deliver results.
- Capable of communicating with a wide range of individuals to build effective working relationships.
- Ability to interpret legislation and legislative changes and understand how this will impact our work.
- Demonstrable experience of taking responsibility for identifying, driving and supporting change and continuous improvement to help raise standards.
- Strong project management skills and the ability to lead a project from inception to conclusion.
- Excellent writing and drafting skills.
- Willingness to travel.

An understanding of the gambling industry with awareness of online gambling products would be desirable.

Our Ways of Working :

Outcome-focused: We put consumers at the heart of everything we do. We take responsibility for an issue and moving it forward. We deliver results through working collaboratively.

Reaching for ways to improve: We encourage feedback and ideas. We are committed to continuous improvement and are open to trying different ways of working. We celebrate successes and take responsibility when things go wrong.


We recognise every colleague’s contribution.

We give each other timely constructive feedback. We all encourage challenge.

Communicate well: We are clear and concise. We listen and check our understanding. We explain the reasons for decisions.

Making this a great place to work: We all help to make the Commission a great place to work. We value and support each other. We demonstrate a positive attitude.

About Us:

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.

The closing date for this role is: Tuesday 16th April 2024

PLEASE NOTE: ensure you have the right to work in the UK before applying. We are unable to provide sponsorship for visas currently.

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We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.