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Compliance Officer (DFSA)

Venture Search

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP145-48

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Venture Search - Governance, Risk, & Compliance - Abu Dhabi

Our client, a financial institution based within the ADGM in Abu Dhabi, is looking for an experienced compliance officer to join their team. Candidates should have previous experience as the authoirised individual for either a DFSA or FSRA regulated firm, category 3 or above.

The role:

• Monitor all regulatory risks and potential compliance issues across the middle east business
• Operate as a key point of contact with the FSRA for all regulatory matters
• Develop, oversee, and maintain a regulatory risk framework
• Work with senior management and colleagues to embed a compliance culture throughout organization
• Responsible for any relevant requirements of the business with respect to AML


The candidate:

• Minimum of 3-5 years experience in either FSRA or DFSA compliance
• Previously held authorized individual status
• Able to work with senior stakeholders across multiple locations
• Degree level education, preferably with a professional compliance qualification
• Self-starter
• Fluent English, Arabic would be beneficial however not essential
• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

About the Company

Venture Search is an international banking & financial services search firm, combining technology and human skill to enhance all aspects of the hiring process.

By combining advanced search technology and a market-leading team, we are able to attract the most talented candidates in the banking and financial services sector.

Here at Venture Search, we are passionate about building world-class teams and delivering long-term recruitment solutions. Venture’s focus spans multiple facets of the global Financial Services industry, including Banking, Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Buyside, Fintechs, and Advisory firms.

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