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A leading bank is actively hiring a Head of Shari’a Compliance Department for their UAE office.

Please note that you must meet all the criteria set out below for your application to be considered. Suitable candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. If you are not contacted by us within that time, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Lead and monitor the level of compliance with HSA resolutions.
  • Represent the company in Shari’a compliance-related matters.
  • Review new policies and procedures, and approve all activities, products, and services to be executed ensuring in line with Shari’a compliance requirements.
  • Ensure all departments are operating within the Shari’a framework.
  • Manage a team of professionals providing guidance and support to improve awareness and level of compliance knowledge and related skills.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with regulatory authorities.
  • Prepare, submit, and discuss compliance reports with the key stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the management.

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 10 years in Shari’a-related functions in Islamic banking.
  • In-depth knowledge of banking and Islamic banking products.
  • Strong knowledge of AAOIFI Shari’a Standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Applicants should be available for face-to-face interviews in the location mentioned above.

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    • Location: UAE
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