Senior Sanctions Screening Specialist - Quality Assurance jobs in Malta - February 2024
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Senior Sanctions Screening Specialist

Deriv (Europe) Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 16 Jan 2024

Expired on 15 Feb 2024

Deriv (Europe) Ltd is currently looking to recruit a Senior Sanctions Screening Specialist.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Sanctions Screening Specialist to join our Compliance team. In this crucial role, you will ensure our operations comply with international sanctions regulations, upholding our reputation and legal standards. Collaborate with various teams to define requirements, challenge assumptions, and develop a top-tier Filter Management and testing model. Act as a reference and trainer for the compliance team, fostering a culture of critical thinking. Proficiency in adverse media screening is vital, and you may undertake rule calibrations and testing. If you're passionate about international sanctions compliance, this role offers a chance to make a meaningful impact.

1. Collaborate with the Business:

  • Work closely with different business units to define and refine requirements.
  • Challenge assumptions, and conduct thorough analysis to uncover core issues and opportunities for improvement.

2. Engage with Business Subject Matter Experts:

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to understand and address complex business problems outlined in the requirements.
  • Utilize their insights and knowledge to tailor compliance solutions effectively.

3. Regular and Ad Hoc Tasks:

  • Efficiently handle routine and ad hoc tasks related to compliance and risk management, adapting to the evolving needs of the organization.

4. Develop Filter Management and Testing Model:

  • Contribute to the creation of a robust Filter Management and testing model, emphasizing the importance of controls and metrics.
  • Ensure that filtering processes are efficient and compliant with regulatory requirements.

5. Proactive Gap Identification:

  • Proactively identify gaps in our compliance procedures and propose new tests or enhancements when necessary.
  • Continuously improve our processes to stay ahead of evolving compliance challenges.

6. Training and Reference:

  • Act as a reference point and trainer for the Name Screening Team, conducting regular training sessions on sanctions screening and compliance best practices.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the compliance team.

7. Critical Thinking Culture:

  • Promote and foster a culture of critical thinking within the compliance operations, encouraging team members to question assumptions and explore innovative solutions.

8. Expertise in Adverse Media Screening:

  • Maintain a high level of expertise in adverse media screening practices and keep up-to-date with industry trends and regulations.
  • Actively participate in rule calibrations, fuzzy logic tuning, and testing, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the Screening program.

Desired Profile

In this role, we prioritize individuals who possess exceptional critical thinking and rational analysis skills. If you're enthusiastic about untangling the complexities of sanctions compliance and have the ability to think critically and articulate solutions, we encourage you to join our team. Your voice will be instrumental in shaping the landscape of financial regulations, and your expertise will play a pivotal role in ensuring our adherence to international sanctions standards.

We're looking for professionals who can bring a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and a Professional Certification in Sanctions to this role. Your experience and certification will serve as the foundation upon which you'll build your career and make a meaningful impact within the Deriv Group


  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Ample team-building and bonding activities
  • Great overseas travel opportunities


Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Quality Assurance
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