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Head of Compliance

Delft, NetherlandsCompliance

Job description

3 reasons you should join our team as Head of Compliance:

1. Grab the unique opportunity to influence and shape the compliance team as OPP continues to grow.

2. Close ties with the leadership team means your input and decisions will have a significant impact on the company's strategic direction and risk management.

3. Get to operate in a dynamic and rapidly expanding industry.

OPP is not just a powerful payment solution - we’re one of the fastest-growing fintechs in Europe. In 2016 we were 5 people and some nerf guns. Today, we’re 100 people across offices in Delft, Berlin, and London. Fully backed by Worldline but still in the driver’s seat - with no plans of slowing down any time soon. Join us in supercharging marketplaces around the globe. We’re hiring a Head of Compliance.

Guarantee millions of secure international transactions.

If you’ve ever paid other users on platforms like Marktplaats, eBay-Kleinanzeigen, and Gumtree, or booked a holiday home via or Micazu - chances are you’ve already met us. Our fintech platform powers marketplaces. Not just by arranging payments - it also allows marketplaces to accept, hold and disburse funds for their users. That makes our solution a bit more sophisticated, yet ready to grow internationally. As our Head of Compliance you will take on a pivotal role as our liaison for the Dutch Central Bank, as we operate under their oversight. But that's just the beginning of your journey with us. In this role, you'll:

+ take responsibility for providing advice and monitoring regarding laws and regulations.

+ concentrate on overseeing the controls of first-line activities related to KYC and risk.

+ conduct in-house training sessions on these subjects and provide valuable insights and advice to the leadership team.

Job requirements

There's plenty of room for your personal and professional growth and development. In fact, we encourage it. You'll have the opportunity to shape the future of your team as we scale up our operations. Your insights will be invaluable as we bring in new talent to meet the demands of our expanding enterprise.

Your track record shows
+ Senior level with comparable work history and a relevant background in communication, finance, or law;
+ A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the compliance field
+ Proficiency in KYC/CDD practices within the financial services industry
+ Exceptional knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, such as Wft and Wwft and a risk-based approach.
+ Solid writing skills.

How we invest in you

A company is as strong as the people who help to build it. If you bring the expertise and a client-first mentality, we’ll make sure you receive all that’s needed to excel.

We’ll offer you

+ A solid salary, 13th month, and if needed VISA sponsorship (only for people already based in The Netherlands!).
+ Hybrid working, 24 paid vacation days, and 2 diversity days.
+ Contract for 12 months with the possibility to extend permanently - we’re in this for the long haul!
+ Macbook, pension contributions, home office gear, and NS Business card.
+ Inhouse fitness room, office lunches plus regular get-togethers over drinks.

From contact to contract

Ready to supercharge marketplaces?
Send your credentials our way and let’s talk. More info? Direct your questions to Mak Zivkovic at Or give him a call first at +31 6 18 60 98 89.

👋 it's me Maurice, your hiring manager for this role

Eager to hear about your ideas and vision in terms of compliance


Ready when you are

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