Charterhouse are currently managing a search for a leading multinational, whom are in the process of looking to hire a Manager of Group Compliance and Risk Manager, based within their Dubai-based regional head office. This role will take ownership of all areas across compliance, integrity and risk management, spanning all aspects of business operations, financial governance and any regulatory policy linking to both internal & external accountability. Independent of both internal audit and group finance, this role will be responsible for an ongoing assessment and upgrade of all compliance-related matters and the development and reporting of risk management policies and tools.
About the role
The compliance aspect of the role will require the candidate to implement and monitor a preventative compliance system, with a focus designed, to oversee areas linking to internal audit, legal, corruption and money-laundering type activities. This will also extend to the development of ethical programs across the group to identity areas of leakage whilst promoting a “whistleblowing” culture within a confidential and trusting partnership. Within the risk management space, this role will play a pivotal role in the development of a framework to mitigate risk and the development of a thorough and robust internal control reporting tool and monitoring structure. This system shall be capable of delivering a reach across the whole business spectrum, whilst having a coverage, across all business vertical and geographical markets within the scope of the regional operation. In conjunction, the role will require the development of reports that trigger early warning signals; to allow for any mitigation and forward analysis. The role will also be designed also to allow for quarterly reporting summaries to be consolidated for senior management and oversight.
The successful candidate should be a well-versed candidate, from within the compliance and risk management space, whom can act in a vigorous and independent manner to develop both policy and culture across the organization. The client will be looking for a candidate coming out of a similar “role space” within a large scale and blue-chip organization. Setting aside the technical capabilities, the client will look for a strong personality of character along with a business gravitas to manage all internal and external relationships with an ability to influence and convince across the business units. A capability to present reports and finding will be another vital aspect to the role; ensuring a streamlined flow of accurate information. An ability to work confidentially and independently are essential pre-requites, coupled with a proven track record and mind-set, within a whistleblowing setting.