Global Compliance Head Job In Dubai

Strategic Leadership: Spearhead the restructuring and continual refinement of the Company’s global compliance department to meet the evolving needs of the business and regulatory landscape

Reporting and Communication: Regularly inform the General Counsel of materially important information, developments, and strategic insights pertaining to global compliance matters. With the ability to escalate matters that require immediate attention in a timely manner.

Regulatory Liaison: Foster cordial relationships with multiple global regulators including those in developing countries, effectively representing the firm’s compliance strategies, and actions. While knowing when to politely uphold the company’s commercial perspective.

Commercial Acumen: Uphold a compliance framework that aligns with business objectives, promoting a balanced approach to commercial success and regulatory adherence.

Team Management: Lead and mentor a diverse team of compliance professionals situated across over six countries, fostering a culture of excellence, integrity, and continuous improvement

Risk Management: Conduct comprehensive risk assessments, audits, and investigations, ensuring rigorous oversight, timely resolution, and accurate reporting of compliance issues.

Problem solving: required to navigate and provide commercially sound solutions within complex overlapping environments

The Candidate

Bachelor’s degree in Law, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields. Advanced degrees or certifications (e.g., JD, MBA) are preferred.

Extensive experience in the financial markets, with a strong background in international trading compliance

Demonstrable experience in managing, restructuring, and leading global multi-national compliance teams. (SH has limited)

Superior organizational, strategic planning, and communication skills

Proven ability to liaise effectively with global regulators, especially in MENA and LATAM. Including experience acquiring brokerage licenses in at least 3 jurisdictions, along with maintaining those licenses successfully

Robert Half, the worlds first and largest specialized talent solutions firm, connects opportunities at great companies with highly skilled job seekers. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for roles in finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support. Named to Fortunes Worlds Most Admired Companies and 100 Best Companies to Work For® lists and a Forbes Best Employer for Diversity, Robert Half is the parent company of Protiviti®. Robert Half is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: RHI) and is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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