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Head of Compliance & MLRO

Stanley James

Manama, Bahrain

Ref: QP710-396

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Head of Compliance & MLRO on behalf of a prestigious financial services client based in Bahrain. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to oversee the entire corporate risk and compliance program functioning as an independent and objective body within the business.


Applications are sought from those with at least 5 years of experience in compliance, risk, audit in the financial services industry and has the gravitas & depth to operate within a reputed business at strategic level. It is highly desirable that you have experience dealing with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and SAMA. You will have a Bachelors Degree in a relevant subject combined with an excellent command of the English language. Arabic will be highly advantageous.

About the Company

Stanley James is a privately owned recruitment business with offices in both Dubai and Cape Town allowing us to have global reach and a strong presence across EMEA and APAC. We have an expert team of recruitment specialists that are people centric, knowledgeable and driven to connect talent across all corporate functions. We are the partner of choice for SMEs, niche industry specialists and enterprises across the Technology, Financial Services, Management Consultancy, Legal, Construction & Engineering and Energy & Oil Gas sectors.

We typically recruit a wide range of skillsets across all corporate services, front/back office functions and commercial leadership teams. This includes Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, C-Level/Leadership, Business Change, Operations, Special Projects and Business Support Services.

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