Head of Analytics - Legal & Compliance

Head of Analytics - Legal & Compliance #LI-ML1 #LI-Hybrid

Kindred Group is a place where analytics professionals can reach their career aspirations in a supportive and inclusive environment. Ranking in the top 25% of the consumer industry for Engagement and 2nd in the Gambling Industry All-Index for Diversity & Inclusion, we take pride in our working environment, our people and culture.

We are looking to recruit someone to head up our Legal and Compliance Analytics team. This team is part of a wider Analytics team, comprising c70 Analysts, Data Scientists and Engineers. In this role you will lead a team of specialised Data Analysts who focus on ensuring our customers are playing sustainably, and in a safe environment. You will support initiatives related to fraud prevention, AML, KYC, detecting early signs of problematic gambling, and optimising the effectiveness of our responsible gambling tools and processes. 

At Kindred we see challenges as an opportunity to do something in a better way, both personally and professionally. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society.  

Our ambition is to reach 0% revenue from harmful gambling by 2023. Our success is built on trust; we trust each other to deliver on our promises and believe giving ownership and responsibility at all levels is the way to make the right choices for Kindred and our customers. 


Key responsibilities 

  • Define and deliver the team's strategy and roadmap.
  • Lead and develop a team of Data Analysts.
  • Provide technical guidance to the team.
  • Provide and develop capabilities that allow stakeholders to access data insights and get questions answered.
  • Work closely with business partners to identify and deliver solutions that help achieve their goals.
  • Work with Data Science to help build data products related to fraud detection, AML and the identification of problematic gambling.
  • Be an evangelist for Analytics and data innovation across the business, educating and helping to identify use cases.
  • Build relations with 3rd parties and academia to help achieve goals.
  • Act as an ambassador for Kindred in the external Analytics community.


Your experience 

  • Experience working in a similar domain, using Analytics techniques to support fraud detection, AML and KYC. Gambling industry experience not essential, but an added advantage. 
  • Experienced in leading and mentoring a team of Data Analysts.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to set and deliver against a vision and strategy.
  • An effective communicator and networker, able to influence and explain complex topics to business stakeholders.
  • Strong consultancy skills with ability to identify and deliver projects that generate measurable added value to the business and the ability to spot potential problems, or risks before they arise.
  • Ability to translate a business problem into a problem in the Analytics domain and design an end-to-end solution.
  • Experience of using R (including Connect), Python, SAS, SQL, or similar.
  • Background in conducting complex statistical analysis, holding a degree in a relevant discipline such as economics, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or engineering.


 What do we offer? 

⚡ A great team with passionate analysts and engineers.  

🌍 Work hard / play hard office consisting of 60+ nationalities within a Mediterranean culture, in an English-speaking environment.  

🌆 Awesome offices with ergonomic desks, pool and table tennis tables, VR area, yoga area, subsidised lunch, daily fresh fruit, and gorgeous panoramic sea views. 

🛫 24 days paid vacation plus bank holidays. 

🌳 3 days CSR leave.  

📈 Employee share plan.  

📗 Training budget, conferences, access to LinkedIn Learnings and mentoring programmes.  

⚕️ Private medical insurance and free eye test.  

👶 Enhanced maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave.  

🚲 €500 Wellbeing allowance per year. 

💱 Up to 8% matched pension contributions.  

🏡 Flexible working including up to 6 weeks detached working. 

💼 Occasional travel to other Kindred Group offices including Stockholm, London, Gibraltar & Madrid. 

☕ Meetups and calendar of social events in the office; quarterly team outings. 


Application Process  

Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon. 

Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of, and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework.  


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    London, Malta
  • Type of Employment:
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Flexible Working
Private Medical
Wellbeing Allowance
Free Yoga
Subsidised Meals
Maternity/Paternity leave
Employee Assistance Programme
3 days CSR leave
Anniversary awards
Life Cover and Income Protection
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