Position ID: 6E.523

Head of Safer Gambling Operations

Role Purpose: Responsible for the overall operations of the Safer Gambling Team, in order to maintain compliance with 888’s social responsibility policies and all relevant regulatory requirements.  

Reports To: VP, Customer Safety and Due Diligence

Department: Customer Safety and Due Diligence

Location: Gibraltar



  • Responsible for the overall operations of the Safer Gambling Team.
  • Reporting and monitoring of various Safer Gambling processes and procedures through robust auditable processes.
  • Identify areas of Safer Gambling risk to develop and implement measures to address such items as well as launching new initiatives
  • Fine-tuning of pro-active algorithm-based tool used identify players exhibiting behaviour that may indicate potential signs of gambling related harm
  • Working with data analysts to assess the effectiveness of our Safer Gambling policies, processes and interactions. 
  • Ensure effective accurate documentation and record keeping of Safer Gambling processes.
  • Reviewing/amending manuals and existing procedures, as related to Responsible Gambling and compliance in all regulated markets.
  • Handling of & providing guidance on escalated disputes as required to investigate and determine the most appropriate action to take.
  • Focal point for internal escalation of Safer Gambling compliance matters. 
  • Key stakeholder in the implementation of new policies, procedures & regulatory requirements.
  • Research and preparation of case studies/presentations for training purposes, audits & ADR’s.
  • Identifying key training needs and overseeing Safer Gambling training content and delivery including collaborating with external organisations when required. 
  • Liaising with other 888 sites and departments, internal/external as required.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with 3rd party organizations in the Safer Gambling field.
  • Any other tasks assigned by line management.

Main Relationships:

  • VP Customer Safety & Due Diligence
  • CSDD Management
  • Safer Gambling Team Leader
  • Safer Gambling Specialists
  • Customer Due Diligence Teams
  • Management and Employees in all other Divisions
  • Compliance & Regulator Affairs stakeholders
  • Safer Gambling Product Teams

Knowledge Skills & Experience:

Must have/Essential Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ practical experience working for a regulated gambling operator, specialising in Safer Gambling, player protection or a comparable background.
  • Detailed knowledge of the LCCP and guidance notes of relevant licensing authorities relating to Safer Gambling and customer interactions.
  • Knowledge of best practice in social responsibility for remote gambling.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate and gain the respect of all levels of management and staff.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Reasoning and analytical ability in order to make decisions.
  • Good assessment of situations under stressful circumstances.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Experience in providing detailed case reviews, presentations and analytical data. 
  • Must be adaptable to changing procedures and be able to work with various stakeholders.
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Diplomatic, flexible and approachable.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Patient, proactive, responsible and reliable.


  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to analyse and optimise operations to improve SLA and efficiency.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • High level of personal initiative, motivation and flexibility.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently, in a very fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Adaptable to changing procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Attention to detail and an analytical mind.
  • Ability to identify and highlight weaknesses in procedures and controls. 
  • Proactive and forward thinking.

Working Hours:

40 hours per week.

POSITION | Head of Safer Gambling Operations | Position ID: 6E.523

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