Director, Legal Compliance

Dublin, Ireland


Wir verbinden und fördern eine integrative, digitale Wirtschaft, von der Menschen, Unternehmen und Regierungen weltweit profitieren, indem wir Transaktionen sicher, einfach und zugänglich machen.

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Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Director, Legal Compliance

• Reporting to the Payment Gateway VP Compliance and MLRO, acts as the main liaison in a compliance area and works to elevate stakeholders' understanding of legal and regulatory responsibilities in day to day operations

• Acting as Deputy MLRO where appropriate ensuring MPGS fully complies with all anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing regulations and other financial crime legislation.
• Executes large scale compliance programmes for a specialty area or multiple areas, often working closely with internal stakeholders (e.g., market or business leader, product owner, legal counsel, etc.)
• Analyzes and investigates potential compliance risks to minimize adverse reputational and/or financial impact and lawful liability
• Maintains tools for measurement and monitoring of compliance controls and reporting capabilities
• Provides training, guidance and support to business unit representatives
• Coaches and mentors others while serving as a technical expert, often leading cross-functional initiatives and sharing specialist knowledge on a specific compliance area and/or market
• Successful track record in translating compliance strategies into large scale programmes and implementing them across business and/or markets
• Experience initiating and managing investigations of high-risk business compliance issues
• Successfully represented MasterCard at external industry events, sharing white papers and best practices, etc., to enhance the organization's brand
• Led complex cross-functional projects locally or for several countries
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet project constraints (budget, deadlines, etc.).
• Demonstrated success building relationships and delivering results with global, multi-cultural and remote project teams
• Developed understanding of global best practices within one or more areas of compliance, through experience working in a matrixed or global organization
• Ideally have a good all-round knowledge of Financial Crime risk, experience in implementing, or supporting the implementation of, a financial crime framework and understanding of the 3 lines of defence
• Overseas assignment/work in multiple countries/regions is a plus, but not required

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

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Tags: Compliance Monitoring

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Ireland
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