Head of Data Security and Compliance (m/f) for a new FinLeap Venture

Berlin, Germany


We’re a new venture launched by FinLeap, a Fintech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. We are looking to tap into the underserved demand for information security and insurance for SMEs, starting in Germany and going global. Our environment is diverse, exciting, fast-paced and changing every day. We’re now looking for a Head of Data Security and Compliance (m/f) for our office in Berlin.

You’re the most qualified person in data handling and security this planet has ever seen and are looking to use your knowledge in a new venture that revolves around making the lives of SME businesses in Europe better, safer and long-lasting. Look no further for your next career step — take the leap and join our team as we reshape the industry.


Your Role & Responsibilities:
  • You are responsible for the concept, setup, maintenance and continuous improvement of the compliance management system and guidelines
  • You are responsible for the identification, evaluation, handling and supervision of business and process risk
  • You monitor and handle incidents and compliance-related cases for our clients
  • You translate your expertise into materials and development of product functionality for the core activities of our venture
  • You act as an expert for the management, insurance, marketing and product functions in regards to compliance-related issues as well as future products in close alignment with the legal team
  • You participate in investigations of potential incidents
  • You continuously update and develop analysis according to new regulations and market requirements
  • You provide support for internal and external audits
  • You support annual risk analyses, control and monitoring plans as well as producing annual reports

Our Perfect Match:
  • University degree and 5+ years of experience in compliance, risk management, audit or internal revision
  • You are familiar with the relevant regulation and guidelines
  • You have experience in legal support for new innovative digital products, exposure to insurance or financial services is preferred
  • Previous practical experience in IT or engineering is a plus
  • You are German native speaker with excellent English
  • You are able to manage your tasks independently and proactively bring in new ideas
  • You are a team player with an entrepreneurial mindset and a result-oriented working style 

What we offer:
  • Become a early member of the founding team in a well funded, founder-led company addressing a real market niche problem with unique value proposition
  • An international working environment (we speak English) that mixes serial entrepreneurs with industry experts, working together to ensure the company’s success and adding excellent learning and development opportunities; you get the ability to independently drive your area of responsibility and further grow the role
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated — both in and out of the office, and we offer the following benefits: free breakfast and German lessons in the office, late working dinners paid by the company, Urban Sports Club and EVO-fitness special company rates, BVG (Berlin public transport) special company rate, several other corporate benefits, visa and relocation assistance, Apple or Lenovo equipment (whichever you prefer)
  • A modern workplace in Berlin-Mitte, Rosa-Luxemburg Str. 

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We're looking forward to being in touch!