Head of Regulation and Risk

Salary: Competitive package Location: London

On behalf of our client, Bandwidth are recruiting for a head of risk and regulation to lead the risk and compliance teams.  It will be your overall responsibility to ensure all card programmes remain compliance with payment legislation and card scheme rules.


  • To ensure the risk and legal team is appropriately trained:
  • To plan and manage the compliance monitoring programme including complains and fraud
  • To represent the card services team and relevant Industry events and conferences
  • Ensuring the business understand the importance of adhering to relevant legislation and card scheme rules
  • Developing and maintaining a knowledge of compliance, fraud and AML expertise
  • Escalate any compliance, legal concerns or risks

Skills Required

  • Strong experience working with Senior and Executive Management
  • Ability to create legal and risk policy from definition to implementation
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Broad ranging experience of managing compliance issues relating to cards and payments
  • Extensive team and people management
  • Knowledge of both Visa and MasterCard scheme rules – an advantage
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and other MS Office packages is essential

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