•Primary compliance contact for the Financial Markets businesses operating in the UAE and MENA region;
•Advise these businesses on the application of relevant rules, and the applicable regulation in MENA countries (in liaison with the Country Compliance teams);
•Help the businesses adhere to the bank’s control framework, and overall strategic intent;
•Liaise with business management with respect to a ‘risk based’ approach to the monitoring of their activities from a regulatory perspective;
•Represent Compliance on relevant internal and external committees;
•Review regulatory and bank requirements as they relate to the trading of new products in or into MENA;
•Develop and deliver Compliance Training as needs are identified; and
•Work with Compliance colleagues, and other Support and Control stakeholders, in delivering (and closing out) required investigatory work.
•Relevant experience in financial services function, with a strong preference for someone with Compliance background, in a wholesale, or investment banking environment;
•Good understanding of financial markets products, particularly as they relate to foreign exchange and derivatives;
•Experience of dealing with Sales and Trading staff on a daily basis, from line staff to Senior Management level;
•Exposure to a variety of cross border situations would be beneficial.