Executive Director  (VAC-C20520M)

Τομέας/Κατηγορίες Εργασίας: Διοίκηση επιχειρήσεων
Τύπος Απασχόλησης: Πλήρης Απασχόληση
Τοποθεσία: Κύπρος, Λεμεσός
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Λήγει σε 9 ώρες
Reference Number: FJ134869

Περιγραφή Θέσης

Our client is part of an international group of companies and they are looking for an experienced individual ready to join their new FinTech project in the role of a Director. The applicable candidate shall be ready to join the preparatory activities for the EMI licensing process on a reduced working hours basis. It is expected from the candidate to take on full responsibilities of directorship and possibly an executive role once the license is obtained and live operations commence. This is a new opportunity for an experienced individual to join a unique project on a dynamic FinTech scene. We are searching for an executive level candidate with a solid background in Finance / Banking / FinTech, ready to provide senior expertise on the strategy, regulatory compliance, budgeting and operational processes in a licensed financial institution.

So, to start with the director will not have a lot of work (completing KYC, participating in some calls) so it can be a part-time job and will be done remotely. The candidate can currently be a director but not working on other EMI projects. The role will be full-time in approximately 1 year. My client is looking for candidates with a background as a CFO, in Legal, Compliance or MLRO.



I.    Preparatory stage:

  • Participation in preparatory actions, calls and meetings during the application stage of the licensing process 
  • Providing expertise to the executive team 

II.    Start of operations: 

  • Participation in board meetings 
  • Providing expertise to the executive team
  • Acting as a legal Director and being the signatory for the entity
  • Regular reporting to the shareholders 
  • Establishing high-level connections with key partners, with focus on banking institutions Preparation of strategic growth plans, financial and marketing strategies as a member of executive team
  • Participation in Profit & Loss management
  • Taking initiative to participate in ensuring long-term operational excellence



  • Min. BA or equivalent, MA or higher degrees preferred
  • Set of professional qualifications applicable to the candidate’s background
  • Min. 7-10 years of applicable experience in a Financial regulated institution (Electronic Money Institution experience is preferable)
  • Experience in a senior role in min. one of the following fields: finance management, law and compliance, IT security, marketing, AML and risk management or similar in a Financial regulated institution 
  • Clean criminal record 
  • EU/EEA citizenship (or yellow slip) and permanent residence in Cyprus is a must 
  • Willingness to join the project in a senior or executive role upon the launch of operations
  • Sound understanding of FinTech industry, with focus on EMI operations
  • Excellent organizational, communication and management skills
  • Sound understanding of directorship’s requirements and responsibilities
  • Excellent knowledge of business processes and functions
  • Experience of working in a startup environment is advantageous 
  • Proficiency in English; knowledge of other European languages will be an asset
  • Candidate with a casino background will not be considered.


What we offer: 

  • Fully flexible work on reduced hours basis during preparatory stage
  • senior or executive role within the organization upon receiving the license and commencement of operations 
  • Attractive remuneration, depending on candidate’s experience and professional background 
  • Participation in FinTech related conferences and exhibitions
  • Friendly, comfortable and cozy atmosphere at work 
  • Prestigious office in Limassol/Riga/London (coming soon)
  • Work in one of the most rapidly developing industries in the world


TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Executive Director – VAC-C20520M. We look forward to hearing from you!


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