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Risk & Compliance Manager (Fintech)

Venture Search

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP145-35

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Venture Search is recruiting for a Risk & Compliance Officer on behalf of a cutting edge fintech based within the ADGM in Abu Dhabi. Our client is looking for an experienced Compliance Office & Risk Manager with direct exposure to FSRA/DFSA rules and regulations, preferably as an authorised individual. Experience working with a B2B financial technology firm (e.g. payments/APIs/similar) would be beneficial.

The role:

• Monitor all regulatory risks and potential compliance issues across the middle east business
• Operate as 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 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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