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£90,000 - £95,000 + Bonus (all Tax Free) + Benefits (including generous holiday) | Dubai
Ref: 3906D

Middle East / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Permanent


We are recruiting for a Compliance Consultancy now seeking new staff members to act as the outsourced Compliance Officer/MLRO for a range of Authorised Firms. In this rare opportunity to move direct from the UK, duties will include:

·       Overseeing the day-to-day operation of client policies, procedures, systems, and controls to ensure compliance with applicable regulations

·       Identifying compliance and money laundering risks and advising on improvements to the client’s control framework

·       Developing, initiating, maintaining, and revising policies and procedures to ensure compliance with various regulatory and legal requirements

·       Keeping clients up to date on changes in ADGM/DIFC regulations and the implications of these changes on their business

·       Preparing firms for regulatory risk assessment visits

·       Liaising with the Regulators on behalf of clients

·       Maintaining accurate and up to date regulatory files and registers

·       Drafting and executing compliance monitoring and testing programmes and perform desk-based reviews to ensure compliance with regulatory and internal procedures

·       Assisting in promoting the firm at various industry and promotional events and contributing to publications such as regulatory updates and thought leadership pieces

·       Provide support to the Projects Team when needed.

You should have at least two years' experience as a CF10/SMF 16 from Capital Markets/Investment Banking or Investment Management (or any buy side firm) and be able to run multiple projects & priorities at the same time.

This role can be based in Dubai or Abu Dhabi and benefits include healthcare & generous holiday (approx 8 weeks inc local public holidays, whilst Far East/Australia within easy daytime flights of course)

NB we have been recruiting in the UAE for 17 years and visited many times, hence can advise on the underlying Regulatory Structure (based on UK COBs) & Career Development as well as lifestyle and standard of living (including differences between Dubai & Abu Dhabi etc)

So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to our MD, David Symes FCA, at (including a contact number & email) however please note due to Covid we cannot reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).  


Compliance Recruitment Solutions Limited (CRS) are acting as an employment agency in relation to this role. 

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Through application, all candidates signify their acceptance of the above information and confirm that the information they provide is true and accurate to the best of their knowledge.

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