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MLRO Officer, Trust - Dubai or Abu Dhabi

  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Contact: Vanessa Raine
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 45414/001

Our client is a global professional services provider, working with private clients, corporate clients and funds. The office is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and is responsible for the promotion of a full range of trust and fiduciary services.
They are a business which has rapidly expanded, and are now looking for a Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to enhance its team in the DIFC.
The responsibilities of the role will grow and adapt to changing needs and demands. Core duties include contributing to strategic initiatives in relation to regional business. Advise the business on any potential compliance and regulatory issues including new products, service lines, business streams etc. Driving any risk assessments to identify and create awareness and plan the appropriate response within the business. Adopt a pragmatic and commercial approach to business whilst remaining cognisant of regulatory and legal obligations. Be accountable for the day-to-day operations and the implementation of local AML requirements.
The successful candidate will need to have an extensive working knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements in the UAE. Strong experience in relevant similar roles within high quality similar companies. Recognised and relevant professional compliance or risk qualifications. Knowledge of trusts and attendant risk factors. Fluent Arabic and English. Previously a DFSA Authorised Individual.
If you wish to be considered for this new and exciting role, please email your current cv to or call Vanessa Raine on +44 20 7660 1574

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