Quality Assurance Senior Officer

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD)

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP905-154

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Purpose:
The role holder is responsible for assisting in the undertaking of Quality Assurance reviews and preparation of reports for each functional review as per the Bank's internal procedures to document identified observations and ensure the Bank is protected from a regulatory perspective.

Principal Accountabilities:
- Assist in the undertaking of Quality Assurance reviews in relation to core compliance responsibilities based on the planned schedule and keep track of all proposed control enhancements; draft reports for each functional review as per the Bank's internal policies and procedures documenting the identified gaps and recommended corrective actions.
- Support the Quality Assurance Manager in the delivery of an annual risk based program of assurance to assess compliance with relevant Compliance policy standards to determine whether the Regulatory/AML/CTF/ABC/Sanctions related risk management, control and governance processes, as designed, are adequate and operating effectively.
- Provide support in coordinating a holistic approach to the Regulatory/AML/CTF/ABC/Sanctions second line of defense (2LOD) assurance activity across the Bank and facilitate the development and embedding of best practice assurance methodologies.
- Support with the preparation of structured Management Information (MI) for reporting purposes.
- Track ineffective controls and related risk assessment or conformance testing results in order to ensure controls are operating effectively.
- Assist in the provision of training programs for the unit and for business/ operations in line with latest Quality Assurance requirements.
- Participate in the review and analysis of bank wide policies and procedures on a regular basis to establish whether regulatory changes have been applied.

Requirements

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree as a minimum from a recognized university.
- Well versed with local regulations, banking systems, concepts and banking best practices.

Experience:
- At least 3 years of experience in the banking/financial services sector or consulting sector.

Skills:
- Good command of English and Arabic language.
- Planning and organizing skills
- Report writing skills
- Time Management skills

About the Company

In 1969, when we at Commercial Bank of Dubai started out little did we know that sheer grit and determination would get us where we are today. An Emiri Decree issued by His Highness the Late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the founder of modern Dubai, laid the cornerstone of Commercial Bank of Dubai. We started out as a joint venture of Commerzbank, Chase Manhattan Bank and Commercial Bank of Kuwait. A minority stake was held by a few UAE businessmen.

By 1982, little more than a decade later, we evolved into a National Public Shareholding company. A feat complimented by an exponential increase in the capital base and mammoth restructuring of our operations. The feather in the cap came when the Government of Dubai became a key shareholder.

Over the decades, we have transformed ourselves into a progressive and modern banking institution. We are supported by a sturdy financial base and reigned by a strong and stable management. The proof of which lies with our customers who have stood by us over the years.

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