VP Regulatory Affairs
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a world leader in gaming entertainment offering the industry's broadest and most integrated portfolio of game content, advanced systems, cutting-edge platforms and professional services.?Scientific Games’ digital arm - SG Digital is a trusted partner to the world's most powerful iGaming,?iLottery?and Sports Betting brands. From our world leading sports betting technology to our in-house game studios and broad partner network of?third-party?suppliers, we offer customers the widest portfolio of content available across our?OpenSports?and?OpenGaming?platforms.??
At SG Digital we have 1,600+ employees (including 900+ engineers and developers) and over 200 customers. We currently provide our technology to customers across the globe. Our head office is in London with?over 20 offices across the globe spanning EMEA, APAC, and North America.???
Leading the charge in the sports betting arena, SG Digital’s?OpenSports?product suite offers end-to-end sportsbook solutions to partners of all sizes in regulated jurisdictions. Covering every aspect of sports?betting,?OpenSports?allows operators to pick and choose the tech pieces they need to build a long-term viable product.
The VP Regulatory Affairs is responsible for Regulatory, Licensing, Due Diligence and Product compliance matters; Reports to and supports the Chief Legal Officer in all matters within the Compliance Department, including adherence to the Compliance Plan and preparing for and addressing the Compliance Committee; Advises the Company, its key executives and its employees relative to various gaming or regulatory issues; Conducts investigations as necessary or directed; Oversees the Company’s communications with regulatory authorities, including disciplinary matters.
Specific responsibilities include:
Protects the regulatory compliance status of the company, its executives, directors and employees and all products by planning and leading the development and operation of processes to ensure that the company conforms to regulatory requirements at all times in all relevant jurisdictions
Oversee the obtaining and maintaining of all corporate and individual licenses, managing regulatory investigations, resolving regulatory matters/disputes and ensuring continuing compliance with the rules, regulations, policies and controls promulgated by regulatory authorities
Responsible for management of all regulatory inquiries, disputes and field issues
Within the context of the company’s strategic plans and policies, creates and oversees the execution of strategies, policies and operating plans of the regulatory compliance organization, and leads the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that support mid to long term company strategies, including the removal of regulatory barriers
Responsible for the day-to-day administration, management and operation of the of the Compliance Department.
Provide guidance and advice on regulatory compliance matters to the Chief Legal Officer, the Compliance Committee, Company executives and personnel
Identify the training needs of section personnel
Prepare evaluations as required
Analyze licensing needs and costs and eliminate duplication
Supervise outside counsel performing regulatory legal work
Primary liaison to regulatory agencies relative to licensing or regulatory issues and regularly interacts and develops professional relationships with representatives of significant influence at regulatory authorities
Represent the Company and appear with Executives before regulatory agencies
Provide training on regulatory and licensing matters
Work with primary decision-makers relative to gaming law and regulatory framework for new product and new business development worldwide
Oversee maintenance and updating of gaming regulations and requirements relative to sale of gaming product, shipping, licensing, software submissions/approvals and jurisdiction specific issues
Conduct investigations relative to gaming regulatory agency inquiries
Work with our technical teams to understand market regulations and pursue/obtain/maintain product and lab approvals
Other duties as assigned
8 or more years of significant experience in gaming regulatory affairs
Prior management or supervisory experience
Employment with one or more gaming regulatory agencies
Strong administrative skills
Strong management skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to digest large amounts of complex information and accurately summarize for wide dissemination
Ability to manage and supervise divergent personnel functions
Ability to investigate matters and prepare objective written findings
Ability to communicate and conduct business in international environments
Must be able to travel frequently