Compliance & Risk Manager - Arabic Speaking Only

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Location : Dubai
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The Company

My Client, a multinational institution in the UAE, is looking for an Arabic Speaking Compliance & Risk Manager. This role will report to the Group Head of Compliance and be involved in all areas of compliance and risk.

The Role

  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Support the use of the Risk Management Framework and system across the business in accordance with Divisional and Group requirements. This includes training and guidance when required.
  • Manage the provision of risk and compliance support, guidance and training to the business.
  • Where required by the client oversee the development of a Controls Risk Self-Assessment (CRSA) process.
  • Ensure that business unit operational policies and procedures comply with relevant regulations and Group policy.
  • Promote risk and compliance awareness in the business
  • Ensure risk and compliance presence on projects, business process re-engineering and provide appropriate advice and guidance.
  • Assist with Regulatory liaison where necessary.
  • Carry out MLRO responsibilities as delegated by the Risk & Compliance Director.

The Candidate

  • At least 5 years' experience in the financial services industry, with at least 3 years of that experience within an operational risk or compliance environment.
  • Arabic speaking is a must
  • Knowledge of life & pensions, general insurance or financial services outsourcing markets, products and procedures is a preference.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial services regulations, risk management frameworks and risk reporting
  • Knowledge of business continuity, information security and financial crime requirements / practices.
  • Relevant financial services or risk qualifications.
  • Education to degree level desirable.
  • Team management skills.
  • PC skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills and an ability to make decisions.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to see things through to completion and ensure close out of assignments.
  • Strong negotiation skills and an ability to work with the business to find compliant solutions.
  • A friendly, helpful and positive manner with an optimistic, open and flexible approach to change.
  • Strong communication (including report writing), challenging, investigative, influencing and presentational skills with senior management and in formal committee settings.

Salary and Benefits

AED25000 - 30000/month

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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1
Phone : +971 (0) 4 382 6700

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