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Head of Compliance Product and Risk

What is our mission?: We are on an exciting mission to revolutionise corporate treasury management through an innovative multi-currency banking and crypto offering. Our company sits at the frontier of digital assets (crypto) and traditional (fiat) finance and is leading the way to bridging those two worlds for corporate clients globally. We believe crypto is here to stay, and we want to be the first to bring a combined offering of corporate banking products and digital assets under one exciting platform. Learn more about our team and company story here. 
About the role
London, United Kingdom
Seniority level
Employment type
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What the role involves
  • Design, implement and maintain the risk management framework, policies and procedures ensuring these are compliant with applicable regulations and aligned with the group organisational objectives.
  • Coordination and oversight of the risk management function – second line of defence at group level.
  • Oversee and monitor all operational risk;
  • Interpret risk reporting and monitoring results, present to the risk committee along with recommend actions;
  • Managing, steering and controlling risk management for all Group companies;
  • Conducting risk assessments, monitoring and reporting;
  • Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders on risk-related matters.
Must have experience
  • Work with and enable Product Teams to build compliant by design new products and services by advising them on how to implement regulatory requirements in a customer-oriented way while fully adhering to regulatory requirements;   
  • Focus on new products and features to ensure they are scalable, and compliant minimum viable products can be brought quickly to market
  • Ensure that regulatory analysis of new products and services are performed and well-documented, and that related controls are implemented consistently prior to launch. 
  • Advise Product and operational teams on how to interpret regulatory requirements or improve processes to avoid regulatory breaches and/or incidents
  • Collaborate with 1st and 2nd line Compliance teams and Product teams, to ensure remediation plans are agreed upon across lines and executed timely; 
Why Join Orbital?
Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, risk, legal or a related field. 
  • Extensive experience in risk management, preferably within the financial services industry. 
  • Strong understanding of payments and associated risks. 
  • Proficient in risk assessment methodologies, tools, and frameworks.  
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to payments, and  crypto. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • At least a basic level of programming skills in several programming languages.
  • Strong analytical skills and being a problem solver.
  • Professional experience in Fintech and/or Digital Assets (Crypto) industry

Orbital is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.



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