Robert Half
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Compliance Officer & MLRO, Broking & Trading, DIFC

Job Description and Requirements

The Company


Our client, a DIFC based institution, is looking for an experienced compliance professional with experience in compliance for broking and/or trading. The successful candidate would likely have experience working within the DFSA regulatory environment, and prior experience either working in compliance for an inter-dealer brokerage, hedge fund, and/or global markets division within a bank.




The Role


  • Compliance officer and MLRO as per DFSA regulatory requirements

  • Drafting and updating compliance and AML manuals, policies and procedures, as well as compliance plans and compliance monitoring programmes.

  • Delivering training to colleagues on compliance, AML, and corporate governance

  • Keeping abreast on any changes in rules and regulations within the DIFC/DFSA

  • SME in compliance for global markets and traded products (I.e. fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives, etc).

  • Providing trade monitoring and oversight





The Candidate


  • Prior experience working in compliance for an interdealer brokerage, trading firm, global markets team, hedge fund etc

  • Must have experience in stakeholder management, able to influence, advise, and oversee, senior stakeholders within global markets.

  • At least 5 years' experience in compliance for global markets

  • Previously or currently registered within the DFSA and/or FSRA would be preferable

  • Degree educated, additional compliance related accreditations or qualifications preferable

  • Based in Dubai or able to relocate