Director of RIsk & Compliance

Vancouver, British Columbia | Full-Time

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Parq Vancouver is Where Vancouver Plays.

Featuring a beautiful casino, high-end salons, restaurants, entertainment, bars, patios, and hotels all under one roof, Parq is where Vancouverites and visitors alike come to have fun with friends and family in a vibrant and memorable environment unlike anything else in the city.

We are proud to celebrate Vancouver, its beauty, and its people, which we do through creating unique experiences, offering high quality amenities, and building relationships with locals, visitors and like-minded businesses.

Apply today to work Where Vancouver Plays.


The Director of Risk & Compliance’s primary responsibility is to develop, implement and maintain programs that support compliance with all of Parq Vancouver’s regulatory requirements. This role provides senior leadership and acts as a subject matter expert to business units on all matters related to risk and compliance for Parq Vancouver.

This position will support and report directly to the VP of Regulatory Affairs & Stakeholder Relations.


  • Oversee the Risk & Compliance team, program deliverables and any required reporting to key stakeholders such as the City of Vancouver, the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (OIPC)
  • Lead the development, implementation and maintenance of Parq Vancouver’s Risk & Compliance program under the direction of the VP or Regulatory Affairs & Stakeholder Relations
  • Act as a subject matter expert on compliance requirements for Parq Vancouver and collaborate with departments and business units to resolve risk and compliance issues
  • May hold the position of Compliance Officer under the Operational Services Agreement with BCLC
  • Lead the Risk & Compliance team to ensure that all compliance requirements with respect to the casino are met, reviewed and appropriately reported
  • Maintain policies and procedures for the general operations of Parq Vancouver’s compliance program and its related activities to identify and address compliance risks, identify potential areas on non-compliance and the prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct
  • Support the development and/or revisions to Parq Vancouver’s policies and practices including those in other departments such as operations or administration
  • Lead, oversee and perform compliance assessments including identifying, monitoring and proposing suitable controls and mitigation strategies to ensure that Parq Vancouver is compliant with all legal requirements including municipal covenants, liquor and cannabis legislation, privacy legislation, the Gaming Control Act, the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and all BCLC standards and requirements
  • Keep abreast of all new legislation and regulatory requirements, share awareness and gather feedback with and from the Parq Vancouver team, and recommend relevant updates to Parq Vancouver’s policies and procedures
  • Participate in the assessment of the impact of legal or regulatory changes to applicable processes and help plan and direct responses
  • Ensure all management personal and GPEB-registered staff are fully knowledgeable and trained on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) risks and requirements including Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver training for staff on topics pertaining to risk and compliance
  • Lead and perform Privacy Impact Assessments and Security Threat Risk Assessments as necessary
  • Manage and maintain the Parq Vancouver risk registry to ensure that risks are identified and managed
  • Coordinate and respond to requests related to risk, insurance and litigation
  • All other job duties as assigned


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and relevant senior-level work experience
  • Exception interpersonal and communication skills
  • Consistently display an impeccable level of personal integrity
  • Problem-solving, strategic planning and project management skills
  • Minimum of four years of experience in a senior regulatory or compliance-related role
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory guidelines that impact the casino and hospitality industries
  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver multiple projects in a quality and timely manner, independently and under pressure
  • Highly developed analytical and create thinking skills are a must
  • Ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Investigation and report writing skills
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and a changing environment
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information appropriately


  • Ability to obtain a valid GPEB registration as a Senior Employee of Parq Vancouver
  • Ability to complete all BCLC required trainings
  • Serving it Right Certification


  • Required to sit, stand and walk during working hours
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