About the role

Do you want to join us in our efforts to secure Yggdrasil’s position as the most reliable and trustful partner of choice by securing company compliance across multiple domains such as AML, gaming licenses and applicable gaming regulations? Then this is the job for you! As our Head of Gaming Compliance you will manage a team consisting of Compliance Officers and Technical Compliance Specialists and you will play an instrumental role in ensuring that Yggdrasil remain compliant in all its gaming compliance obligations across the jurisdictions where Yggdrasil holds a license and/or where Yggdrasil is carrying out it’s commercial operations. You will ensure Yggdrasil secure its status as a trusted industry partner, while being responsive to business and market opportunities. 


  • Overall responsibility for maintaining Yggdrasil's current licenses and for obtaining new future licenses 
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring Yggdrasil is, and remains, compliant with all applicable gaming regulations across the jurisdictions where Yggdrasil carries or plans to carry out, its’ commercial operations
  • Overall responsibility for assessing new markets from a licensing/gaming compliance perspective and for managing license application processes
  • Ensuring Yggdrasil’s products meet all applicable compliance requirements in the markets in which they are commercialized
  • Be a leader and manage day-to-day responsibilities for a team of 4 direct reports (currently)
  • Provide day-to-day recommendations and directions to legal, and other key stakeholders on all areas of regulatory gaming compliance, and licensing frameworks based on the company strategy and business objectives
  • Maintain an excellent overview of regulatory developments to be able to assess, and communicate new regulatory changes and possible regulatory changes from a gaming compliance perspective
  • Lead the process of investigating and reporting of incidents of non-compliance as it relates to the compliance by Yggdrasil and/or its products with gaming compliance related laws, regulations and licenses
  • Ensure compliance team carries out all external and internal compliance related audits incl. deliveries of detailed gaming compliance reports, as well as for submitting regulatory returns and reports, and to proactively communicate to stakeholders as relevant
  • Be a liaison between the Company, and gaming regulatory authorities, and respond to gaming regulatory authorities’ enquiries
  • Proactively create strong, fruitful and long-lasting regulatory relationships with key regulatory stakeholders
  • To function as the internal key point of contact for all operational gaming regulatory and applicable queries
  • Develop, maintain and execute on processes and procedures, as well as define and implement internal controls related to gaming compliance
  • Keep up to date and be aware of the gaming compliance calendar covering all applicable regulations and tasks
  • Responsible for keeping a customer centric and business acumen perspective through out the compliance process and ways of working.


Key Skills

  • +4 years of experience from i-gaming industry as a Head of Compliance, Senior Compliance Officer or in a similar role
  • Proven track record as a leader with multiple direct reports
  • Experience & successful track record working with regulatory licensing from multiple markets including Sweden, Malta (MGA), UK (UKGC), Gibraltar and Isle of Man
  • Proven knowledge about gaming compliance matters across multiple jurisdictions such as Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland and the United States
  • Prior track record in implementing ways of working with a customer centric and business perspective throughout the compliance process

Additional Information

Nice to have:

  • Holder of a Personal Management License with the UKGC 
  • Already established good relations with regulators, in particular UKGC and MGA

Perks working at Yggdrasil

  • Health Insurance

  • Fun & Excitement
    in everything we do

  • Perk

  • Work life balance

  • Gym Allowance

  • Career Progression

  • Relocation package

  • Perk

About YGG

Yggdrasil is a provider of superior online gaming solutions for iGaming operators. The business was founded in 2013 and is today one of the industry’s most respected and acclaimed suppliers. In 2019 Yggdrasil introduced the three pioneering value propositions; YG Franchise, YG Masters and YG Game IP, of which the last two is powered by Yggdrasil’s enabling technology solution GATI (Game Adaptation Tool & Interface). Since its inception, Yggdrasil has embarked on a rapid growth trajectory enabled by a strong corporate culture focused on innovation, creativity, quality and technology leadership.