Compliance Strategy Manager

  • Luno
  • London
  • Aug 12, 2022
Full time Compliance AML Management

Job Description

About the team: 

Luno is a market leading crypto exchange on a mission to put the power of crypto into everyone’s hands, and we are building a market leading Compliance function to support these goals. As we grow our Compliance function globally, we are now looking for an exceptional individual to join the team and drive our strategic plans to ensure our compliance capabilities are fit to support the wider business development over the next 3-5 years.  We are growing fast, and this is a superb opportunity to make your mark in a truly outstanding organisation  

The role in a nutshell:

We are looking for an energetic, ambitious, and talented Compliance Strategy Manager. Reporting to the Global Head of Compliance, you will be an integral member of the Compliance Management  team and work with our Regional Compliance Heads, as well as all areas of the global business, to help ensure that Luno maintains a robust and responsible compliance program. Luno has an ambitious programme of work to evolve our compliance capabilities, and the successful candidate will take ownership for managing the overarching delivery plan, covering all aspects of policy, governance, reporting, training & communications, etc.. The successful candidate will be passionate about compliance, with a drive to contribute to and enhance the strong compliance culture across the organisation.

Your mission will be:

  • Development and ownership of the delivery plan for the enhancement of Luno’s Compliance Framework
  • Working in close partnership with the wider Compliance team, define the deliverables for each workstream and agree ownership and prioritisation for all supporting activities
  • Engage with Luno’s Product and Country teams, as well as Compliance Operations, to ensure support is in place to ensure timelines are met for deliverables where there are dependencies outside of Compliance
  • Establish effective reporting on progress against plan, to be shared internally within the compliance management team, as well as reporting up to the Group Risk Committee
  • Provide updates to external stakeholders (e.g. regulators, banking partners, etc.) as required on the progress against plan

A little about you:

  • In-depth knowledge of, and a passion for, AML/CFT compliance
  • Excellent organisational skills - prior experience of project management, or a background in consulting
  • Previous experience of interacting with regulators and banking partners to demonstrate the effectiveness of organisational controls
  • A pragmatic and responsible approach to compliance with regulatory obligations
  • The ability to collaborate across geographies, functional areas and competencies
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A predisposition for taking ownership and consistently delivering excellence
  • A desire for continuous learning, with the ability to quickly adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Experience in the cryptocurrency industry (desirable, but not essential)

Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance. 
  • Free training courses on Udemy and CodeAcademy.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts. 
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • Free access to Headspace – a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

About us:

Luno makes it simple to buy, store and explore crypto. More than 11 million people have chosen to invest in crypto with Luno using our platform, which is available on Apple, Android and as a desktop experience. We’ve enabled over $52bn of transactions and we securely store over $1bn for our customers around the world.

Our mission is to put the power of crypto in everyone's hands because we believe that giving people access to a robust and fair financial system is a basic human right. We are with customers at every step of their investment journey with clear, jargon-free information and an easy-to-use app experience that helps people get started from as little as $10.

In order to make crypto accessible to everyone, everywhere, we’re on the ground in more than 40 markets across North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. We are registered with all local financial intelligence authorities and proud of our strong Anti Money Laundering measures and world-leading compliance teams. All the crypto we store for our customers is regularly verified by independent auditors.  Luno is the trusted guide that will bring crypto to over 1 billion people by 2030.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.