Compliance Officer

Gulf Connexions
Bahrain

Ref: GP692-1239
Gulf Connexions

The Role


The Role


Our client, a blue chip international bank is looking for a Compliance Officer to be based in Bahrain. The ideal candidate has to travel frequently within the Gulf region and is responsible for the bank’s compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in the Kingdom of Bahrain and in the other relevant GCC countries.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with documentation and related matters with government agencies.
• Support compliance requirements, processes and procedures within multiple GCC jurisdictions.
• Draft or review Non-Disclosure Agreements, Engagement Letters with vendors, Employment Letters and Termination Letters.
• Provide legal support in relation to executive compensation programmes and follow up on all legal employee issues with the local counsel.
• Liaise with local regulatory authorities in multiple GCC jurisdictions in relation to compliance and other legal matters that relate to the organization.

Requirements


Requirements


• Must be a qualified attorney who is a member of the Bahrain Bar and should be qualified to practice law in the US or the UK.
• Candidate must have at least 3-6 years of relevant experience in the Gulf region, ideally in the banking industry.
• Sound working knowledge of compliance laws and regulations in the GCC states.

Candidates who qualify for this position may kindly apply online. Please upload your CV in MS Word Document format.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Company


About the Company


Gulf Connexions Group is the region’s leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region's leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.
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