Head of Compliance - FinTech

eMagine Solutions

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP925-86

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Head of Compliance - FinTech - UAE Launch

A Head of Compliance role with one of the world's fastest growing FinTech firms that focuses on SME lending with some of the biggest e-commerce platforms in the world. They are opening a Dubai office within the Crypto centre and looking for someone to join their team

They are looking for an ambitious compliance professional with experience either as a Head of Compliance / MLRO or a deputy looking to make the step up. The role also requires strong knowledge of regulatory payment frameworks and experience building compliance frameworks. We are happy to look at those with a FinTech, Legal, Compliance or Senior Managerial background.

The role reports to the CEO and the Board, as well as working with the Head of Transformation and Head of Operations.

The role will hold the SMF 17 function, building compliance frameworks and processes, liaising with and reporting to the FCA, and assess regulatory compliances risk the business is exposed to. As an expanding Fintech they are looking for someone that is not only a strong compliance candidate but someone who is bought into the goals of the business.

They have recently become a regulated entity and are now seeking a highly experienced Head of Compliance who is the very top of their game when it comes to providing compliance advice to the company, You will be working with leadership to ensure compliant growth as they scale the business and their user base.

AED 25,000 to 30,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Their growth has come through increasing their revenue streams through world-renowned e-commerce platforms and tech companies. They have doubled their head count last year to around 300 employees and are currently expanding across the Middle East and Europe (France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Poland) and soon to be the US.

• Have held an approved person role
• A university degree in a related field
• 5+ years previous regulatory or compliance experience at a fintech or financial firm
• MUST have worked in a Fintech environment
• Experience developing policies and procedures that ensure hyper-growth innovation is advanced compliantly
• Understanding of Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS)
• Understanding of MiFID conduct of business requirements

About the Company

eMagine Solutions is one of the leading authorities on leadership and talent globally. Our combined resources of over 100 years professional experience mean that our clients trust us with finding them the top talent globally and candidates trust us to find them the right opportunity in a timely and confidential manner.

Throughout our offices we provide complete solutions for our clients, including traditional temporary and permanent recruitment, executive search, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), salary survey's, market mapping and training and development courses.

Our global client list work with us not only because of our expertise but also because of our honesty, integrity and passion.

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