Sorry! This position is no longer accepting applications.

Compliance Officer

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1409

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We require those with excellent knowledge and experience of all aspects of compliance due diligence and implementation to support our client as they continue their international growth. Based in Dubai, the successful candidate will ensure the group operates within the law and meets current regulatory requirements by creating and upholding compliance procedures and policies which reflect best practice for the regions in which they operate.

The role assists the General Counsel, coordinating and driving effective compliance and regulatory strategy and frameworks across the group. You will create, implement, and monitor the group’s global and local compliance policies and SOP, investigate and report compliance incidents to identify causes and implement mitigation plans. You will perform ongoing reviews of risk factors and indicators, regular gap analysis to identify inconsistencies in procedures across brands and perform periodic audits to ensure policy requirements are adhered to across the group.

The role will also require you to act as DPO for group entities and assist local country DPO’s as necessary. You will need to monitor compliance with data protection policies and legislation, AML/ CTF/ Sanctions/ Modern Slavery and Human Rights. There will also be general banking compliance and client KYC.


To apply for this vacancy, it is essential that you have relevant compliance and risk expertise and experience of a minimum of 3 years, with native skills in English. A highly inclusive team player, the successful candidate will also be well educated to degree level. Experience with data protection/ AML/ CTF and Human Rights and HSSE policies is required. Working in an exceptionally busy environment, with a highly experienced team and MD, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a very stable and well established entity operating throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Our client has an excellent staff retention ratio, offering internal promotions and strong career trajectory for their staff. They have an superb culture and offer a lovely working environment.

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.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Client Onboarding, KYC and Compliance Lead
Emergio DMCC
Dubai 22 Apr
Compliance Officer
SFM Corporate Services
Dubai 19 Apr
Compliance Officer
Michael Page
UAE 12 Apr
AML Compliance Assistant
Dubai 23 Jun
Compliance Manager
Robert Half
UAE 29 Mar
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Compliance Officer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 12,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience