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Arabic Legal Compliance Manager

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-867

Job description / Role

The role of Arabic Compliance Manager is a new vacancy for an ever expanding team within a semi government organisation. Our client is an organisation that is synonymous with championing the UAE and Middle East region on a global scale across many different initiatives and projects. The Principal is a talented and entrepreneurial individual and seeks only the best talent and the highest of standards within their organisation.

It is essential that candidates are able to speak an exceptionally high standard of both Arabic and English languages and preference will be given to those with experience of working within a UAE Governmental organisation. You will support the Senior Executive team in ensuring all business processes are reviewed and monitored in line with the organisations regulatory and compliance matters. Processes are also required to be applicable to all UAE and international laws to prevent illegal, unethical and improper conduct.

As an ongoing process you will also develop new policies, procedures and forms across multiple departments and disciplines including HR, IT, finance, projects and data management. As the organisation works on several projects at any one time, the successful incumbent will regularly review documents, contracts, insurance policies, registrations, licenses and internal procedures. The role will also include the supervision of the archiving of data and document management systems to ensure highly confidential information is secure and all associated administration complete.


In order to be successful in applying for this role, you must possess an exceptionally high standard of English in spoken, reading and written format. At least 7 years’ experience in a similar role is required, preferably within governmental or NGO organisations and you will be degree educated. The successful will be adaptable, professional and commercially aware to ensure compliance and regulatory matters are adhered to at all times when new laws and recommendations are required.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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