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Head of Legal And Compliance Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Madison Pearl

Title: Head of Legal And Compliance

Company: Madison Pearl

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Law/Legal, Finance

Job

Role:

Head of Legal AndCompliance

Job Description

Our client is one of theleading sharia-compliant banks in Kuwait is currently looking for awell-experienced Head of Legal and Compliance. The incumbent willbe responsible for the implementation of the Compliance Policy andproviding oversight and management of the compliance program toensure that the compliance programs throughout the Company areeffective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting andcorrecting noncompliance with financial crime risks and applicablelaws and regulations.

Keyresponsibilities:
Develops and implements the Compliance and Legal Policiesand Procedures in close coordination with the executive managementand in strategic alignment with the overall business objectives andinternational standards. Plan, manage andconduct risk assessments and process reviews, as well as recommendand assist in implementing changes as a result of such assessmentsor reviews. Plans, revises and approves thefinancial budget for Compliance and Legal activities in closecoordination with the executive management.

Act as the company secretary to manage all board andcommittee meeting logistics, attend and record minutes of all boardand committee meetings, & facilitate boardcommunications. Manages the legal function andensures the organization’s compliance with regulatory andlegal requirements. Ensure the effective application of Corporate

Governance in accordance with the corporate governanceframework.  Keyrequirements:
Graduate degree in Law, Business Management, Economy,Finance or Accounting preferred

Bachelor's degree in law from a recognizedinstitution Minimum of 10 to 15 years infinancial services experience, 5
-10 years of legal &compliance experience with international coverage.

Islamic finance and real estate experience

Experience of working internationally, managinginternational assignments, managing internal auditfunction

 

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