Compliance Officer

MENA Recruit

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP875-144

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a corporate services provider founded and based in Dubai, is seeking to recruit a MLRO/Compliance Officer. The chosen candidate will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and upkeep of all policies and procedures aligned with the company's compliance/MLRO framework. This includes overseeing the daily operations, client onboarding processes, continuous monitoring, manual maintenance, staff training, preparation of annual DFSA/FSRA returns, and ensuring compliance with all internal policies and procedures and DFSA/FSRA recommendations. Directly reporting to the Managing Director and maintaining communication with our regulators will also be a part of their duties.


• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as law, business, or finance.
• At least 5 years of experience in compliance or a related field.
• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations in the UAE and globally.
• Experience in conducting compliance audits and assessments.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Attention to detail and ability to analyze complex information.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.

About the Company

MENA Recruit came to fruition in response to a growing need for international legal talent in London and Dubai. Its initial focus began in the Legal sector, evolving as a service provider for other sectors such as Administration, Marketing, Business Development, HR, IT, Finance and C-Suite positions.

Over the last two decades, with roots firmly planted in the Middle East and operations expanding into the APAC region, MENA Recruit has gained intuitive industry knowledge and expertise. With its unique, people-focused approach, the firm has yielded competitive advantage for its clients and rewarding careers for the professionals it has supported throughout the years.

The company is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of talent and service to its clients while working tenaciously towards helping them achieve higher retention rates. For this reason, MENA Recruit is considered by both candidates and clients as a consultant in the truest sense of the word, offering guidance to both people and organizations on how to adapt to the constant change in market conditions and how to anticipate present and future challenges.

Presently, MENA Recruit provides services to organizations and professionals in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

With such an extensive global reach, strong brand value, decades of expertise, and an innovative approach towards business challenges, it’s clear why MENA Recruit is the partner of choice for both in-house recruiters and candidates internationally.

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Compliance Officer salaries in Dubai

Average monthly compensation
AED 9,500

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience