Compliance Manager

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4626

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Reporting to the Head of Compliance (EMEA), the client is looking for a Compliance Manager to support their Asset Management business in Dubai. It will be part of a dynamic environment and include certain corporate officer tasks, such as support on SCA fund applications and DFSA related engagement.

Client Details

The client is a large British multinational asset management firm.


* Provide advice, support and training to employees in Dubai on compliance and conduct of business policies, procedures and on resolving compliance issues
* Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant asset management regulations and laws in order to effectively manage compliance risks
* Develop and amend compliance policies, procedures and manuals in line with evolving legal and regulatory requirements
* Conduct compliance risk assessments, design the compliance monitoring plan
* Perform compliance testing and monitoring reviews and follow-up on action points and recommendations
* Identify regulatory changes, conduct impact assessments and support the implementation of new regulations
* Contribute to relevant compliance reports and management information packs
* Assist in responding to requests from external parties on regulatory and compliance matters
* Certain corporate officer tasks will also be part of the role

Job Offer

* MNC exposure
* Flexible working hours


* 3+ years of experience in compliance, internal audit, operational risk, consulting or similar experience in the financial services industry
* Good knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) regulations
* A solid knowledge of the business model of an asset management company
* A solid knowledge of the applicable legal and regulatory regimes in the UAE and the broader GCC region, in particular with respect to cross-border distribution
* A solid knowledge of DFSA regulations
* Experience/interaction with different regulators in Dubai
* Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
* Strong values and ethical standards
* University business related or law degree plus appropriate professional or post-graduate qualifications

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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