Manager of Compliance & MLRO (AVP Level)

Gulf Connexions
Bahrain

Ref: GP692-1251
Gulf Connexions

The Role


The Role


A prestigious banking institution requires a Manager of Compliance & MLRO for their Bahrain operations. You will be primarily responsible for assisting the Head Of Compliance and managing the day-to-day operations of the Compliance unit, ensuring compliance to Bank’s AML/KYC policies/procedures and Regulatory requirements pertaining to the bank, including overseas branches.

Responsibilities:
• Review country AML Laws & Guidelines, prepare notes and assign country risk accordingly.
• Maintain ongoing awareness of all applicable compliance requirements in order to identify any issues that could impact the bank.
• Conduct analysis of the system efficiency and recommend based on regulatory framework or internal product enhancements.
• Assist in analyzing suspicious transactions reported by units / overseas branches and undertake investigations where required.
• Ensure Bank’s internal procedures/policies remain compliant with regulations/changes and advice Branch Management as necessary.

Requirements


Requirements


• Professional qualification in business / commerce / economics / law.
• Sound knowledge of international banking law / practice and products / services in the GCC.
• Specific and / or transferable knowledge / experience related to compliance / AML / Central Bank regulations.
• Extensive experience in banking or relevant fields, e.g. law, commerce, risk etc. A strong sales/operational background would also be very useful.

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

Only short listed 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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