Senior Compliance Officer, Sovereign Holding Company, Dubai

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- Sovereign holding company looking to add a Senior Compliance Officer to their Dubai office
- Opportunity to build compliance structure for sovereign investment vehicle
- Investment platform has a series of real estate, consumer & retail assets with both GCC and international exposure


  • 7+ years of experience of regulation within the DIFC and other international financial centers
  • Experience within investment management or similar financial services operation is essential
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to deal credibly with senior management and external regulators
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive projects to completion and to handle senior management relations and internal and external stakeholders
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; fluency in Arabic would be beneficial


  • Ensure compliance with internal and external compliance policies and regulations, financial crime, regulatory reporting and Board reporting
  • Draft, implement, and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal policies, procedures and controls
  • Investigate compliance issues as needed and report findings back to management
  • Perform general compliance and operational risk related functions as required
  • Be responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of regular and ad hoc compliance training
  • Stay abreast of industry practices and regulatory topics within the private equity space


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