Head of Compliance - Limassol

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    Cyprus, Limassol

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    Salary of 4,200- €4,500 Euros gross based on skills, knowledge, experience

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Our client, a CySEC regulated Forex Company in Limassol, is looking to hire a Head of Compliance who will be responsible for leading the compliance department and ensuring the Company adheres to all relevant legal and regulatory requirements. This role involves developing, implementing, and managing the Company’s compliance monitoring program (CMP), policies, and procedures. The Head of Compliance should act as a key advisor to the Executive team and the Board of Directors on compliance-related matters.


  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive compliance monitoring program (CMP);
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for compliance initiatives;
  • Foster a culture of compliance throughout the Company;
  • Create, review, and update compliance policies and procedures, and ensure, that these are communicated, understood and accordingly implemented across the Company;
  • Conduct internal audits to ensure compliance with the implementation of those policies and procedures. Lead investigations into compliance breaches and implement corrective actions;
  • Monitor and interpret regulatory developments/changes and industry standards, and ensure that the Company remains compliant with all applicable laws and regulations;
  • Prepare and submit the required compliance reports to regulatory bodies like CySEC, CBC, ICF;
  • Report to the Executive team and the Board of Directors on compliance related issues;
  • Identify and assess compliance risks within the Company, and develop and implement strategies to mitigate and ideally eliminate those risks;
  • Act as the primary point of contact for regulatory authorities;
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure alignment on and understanding of compliance matters;
  • Design and deliver compliance training programs for employees and Board of Directors;


  • Degree in Law, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field;
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in compliance, legal, or regulatory roles, with at least 3 years in a leadership position;
  • CySEC Advanced Examination is a must
  • CySEC AML examination is an advantage;
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance best practices;
  • Strong understanding of industry-specific regulations;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills;
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and with strict deadlines;
  • Familiarity with data privacy regulations and cybersecurity compliance will be considered as an advantage
  • High ethical standards and integrity;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills;
  • Willing to learn, to collaborate, and willing to be a part of a growing team 
  • EU-citizenship

Working hours:

  • The working hours are 9am – 6pm, Monday to Friday. This is an onsite position.

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