Risk Manager - Taylor Root

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Job Description

A top-tier global law firm is looking for a Risk Manager to join their Risk & Compliance team in their Dubai office.

This is a very broad position that will involve managing the Firm’s risk and compliance function for the MENA region and working with key partners and managers to ensure internal compliance, as well as ensuring the internal systems for maintaining AML compliance are adhered to.

This position will further involve planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the MENA region and overseeing the firm’s registrations and systems for documenting the firm’s licensing requirements in each of its jurisdictions. The Risk Manager will liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure a successful training program for staff on areas such as KYC, money laundering and ongoing regulatory compliance; and managing, planning and co-ordinating regional projects.

The successful candidate will ideally have at least five years’ experience in a compliance or risk -related role as well as having experience working on multiple projects. It is essential that candidates have a background in risk & compliance within a law firm.

For further information about this opportunity, or to discuss your application confidentially, please contact James Penn at Taylor Root directly on 0207 332 2170.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.