• Location

    United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services, Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Mark Anderson

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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We have been exclusively retained to represent a leading arm of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah, partnering with them to search for a new Chief Compliance Officer.

CLIENT: Acting as a major industrial and commercial hub, this entity spearheads development, investment and innovation across the whole Emirate.

ROLE: Your primary role will be to continue to establish and implement a leading, gold standard of policies, procedures and compliance programs, across a Group level of companies and subsidiaries. The primary aim will be to identify, detect, prevent and correct any non-compliance issues, associated with financial crime risks, in line with rapidly evolving laws and regulations.

CANDIDATE: There are some key criteria to take into consideration:

  • You'll need in depth experience of compliance, ideally from a financial services or multinational company environment.
  • As part of the C-suite, at least 10+ years of experience (and ideally more).
  • You'll need to be capable of taking real leadership and responsibility across a wide range of areas, assets and business that sit under their portfolio.
  • A strong interest in technology is important as this is one of their main drivers.
  • You need not have Middle East experience, though it will always be valued.

This is a really unusual opportunity to join an organisation and a role with a huge amount of potential. Please do get in touch to discuss and we can share a detailed job description with you.

REF: PR/208737

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