Compliance Officer

Location Dubai
Discipline: Governance, Risk, & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Melissa Campbell

Contact email:
Job ref: 1617
Published: 27 days ago

Compliance Officer

Venture Search is currently working with a brokerage in the DIFC. This is a stand-alone role that will work closely with the CEO and have the opportunity to grow with the UAE business.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist the DFSA authorised Compliance officer and MLRO with all Compliance and AML queries.
  • Deal with day-to-day Compliance and AML queries from the business.
  • Assist in the management of the relationship with the DFSA and to act as a deputy Compliance Officer and MLRO.
  • Assist with Client onboarding, KYC verification, and act as point of contact between the Business and the clients.
  • Responsible for Core Compliance by assisting in the reviewing and updating of all policies and procedures and helping brokers understand policies, practices, or the code of conduct.
  • Responsible for Compliance Advisory in Dubai Office.
  • Assist with Compliance Monitoring and the investigation process of received alerts and risk events.
  • Provide Energy & Commodities guidelines to ensure compliance with the DFSA regulations.
  • Identify and mitigate ongoing compliance and AML risks.
  • Ensure any breaches of compliance policies and procedures are documented and addressed.
  • Ensure local staff completes any mandatory electronic Compliance and AML training by the required deadlines and assist with providing face-to-face required trainings.
  • Assist with suspicious activity and transaction reporting to the applicable UAE government supervisory authorities and the DFSA.
  • Work closely with Middle East Data Protection Officer in the investigation of data breaches and processing of sensitive / confidential data.



Experience / Competences

  • Demonstrated experience related to Energy & Commodities markets Compliance,
  • Proven knowledge of Energy & Commodities products.
  • Knowledge of financial regulation.
  • Fluent in English – Arabic is an advantage.