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Compliance Officer

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1398

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client offers an attractive, international working environment and was formed in Geneva and Dubai simultaneously, over fifteen years ago. They have since expanded and now have further international offices and operate across twenty-five international jurisdictions. Assisting entrepreneurs across the world prosper by facilitating the creation of robust corporate structures, they continue to utilize technology to provide a consistent and outstanding service to clients as they expand their existing businesses or start new ventures.

A new opportunity exists for a Compliance Officer to join their team in their Downtown offices.

This is a time of expansion for the organisation and as such they are keen to ensure that as they further develop, there is no compromise with the quality and compliance management of all services offered to their clients. Supporting the full cycle of activities, you will ensure that all policies and procedures address any gaps and are fit for purpose, whilst supporting the Head of Compliance.

Responsibilities of this role include performing risk assessments to ascertain the scope of work required, KYC due diligence and protocol and ensuring that all documentation and records are maintained to an exceptionally high standard. Any non-compliance issues will be escalated to the Head, and you will be instrumental in the follow up and course of action taken forwards. Overall, you will continuously strive to improve the department’s standards by always ensuring robust and effective control, with high levels of discretion and confidentiality. The successful individual will also maintain their knowledge with regards to changes in legislation and be commercially aware and proactive.


To be shortlisted for this role it is expected that you will degree educated, in either Business, Law or Administration and 2-5 years exposure within compliance (preferably based in UAE). A strong communicator in English, those who are also Arabic speaking are viewed as highly desirable for this role.

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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AED 12,000

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