London, Farringdon
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)

As the UK & Ireland Head of AFC Policy, Risk Assessment & Regulatory Developments you will sit within the AFC Function providing strategic direction in shaping AFC’s policy framework in response to UK & Ireland regulatory developments, ensuring compliance with applicable regulation, legislation and guidance across relevant Entain entities. 


-Through our tech we’re leading digital entertainment into bold new directions and it’s our brilliant people that are making that possible. Are you ready to be a pioneer?

- Are you ready to launch a winning career?

- It’s a safe bet that the next chapter of the Entain story is going to be epic on a truly global scale. Want to know more? Click here for a short video.

- Are you ready for solving incredibly complex problems in a-typical environments? We bet you are.

-Are you looking for an opportunity to add true value to a team?

-Are you ready to be part of our journey to be crowned the undisputed champions of the sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment industry?


What you will do 


  • You will be the established point of contact for senior management for all AFC policy, risk assessment and AFC regulatory development matters for the UK & Ireland
  • Redesign and streamline all UK & Ireland AFC policies (inc Safer Gambling) in line with new Policy Governance protocols
  • Manage, maintain and create UK & Ireland AFC Policies (inc Safer Gambling) and related procedures
  • Ensure all UK & Ireland AFC policies ((inc Safer Gambling) adhere to applicable legal, regulatory and industry guidance.
  • Ensure the solution is consistent with industry standards and best practice for the UK & Ireland
  • Ensure the programme is consistent with industry standards and best practice for the UK & Ireland
  • Stay current with UK & Ireland AFC trends (inc Safer Gambling), regulatory findings, criminal typologies, industry best practice
  • Lead the regulatory change and business impact assessments for key UK & Ireland markets



    Who you are 


  • Detailed knowledge of UK & Ireland AFC (AML, TF, Sanctions and (inc Safer Gambling) regulations, legislation and guidance
  • Background in Policy & Risk Assessment design, development and implementation
  • Deep experience of regulatory FinCrime management in complex organisations
  • Experience of multiple stakeholder management at senior management level, including stakeholders from the business and control functions, as well as third party organisations
  • Experience of dealing with the UK and Ireland regulatory authorities



    What We Offer


    At Entain, we know that signing top players requires a great starting package, and plenty of support to inspire peak performance. Join us, and a competitive salary is just the beginning. Working for us in this role it will be field based, you can expect to receive great benefits like:


  • Optional overtime subject to availability.
  • Pension Scheme and annual ShareSave.
  • Discounts with hundreds of retailers through Entain Deals.
  • Healthcare and wellbeing support.
  • Development opportunities.


And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves. 

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

Sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment is changing, and we’re leading that change. By putting people first. By placing exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences at more fingertips than ever before. We're pulling into pole position by pushing boundaries further. With innovation. With technology. But most importantly, with people like you. Because when you join the Entain family, it’s your game. So let’s win together.

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.