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Flow Talent is working with a bank who are hiring a Head of Shari’a Consultations 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:

  • Provide Shari’a consultation to the management and business units on the structures of all new activities, products, and services to be executed as per ISSC and HSA resolutions.
  • Lead and manage the Shari’a consultations department as per regulatory standards and best practices in the Islamic banking industry.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving all company’s marketing materials and campaigns.
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with regulatory authorities.
  • Coordinate with the litigation department in the legal Division to provide the needed Shari’a views in legal cases.
  • Provide guidance and support to staff to improve awareness and level of Shari’a knowledge.
  • Perform other task as assigned by the management.

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Islamic jurisprudence or Islamic banking.
  • Legal background with the ability to discuss legal documentation with lawyers.
  • Minimum 15+ years’ experience in Shari’a consultations in Islamic banking or financial services.
  • Strong skills in structuring and restructuring Islamic financial transactions.
  • Excellent skills in providing Shari’a financial consultations and reviewing the structures and documentation of Islamic banking products and transactions.
  • Strong knowledge of AAOIFI Shari’a Standards.
  • In-depth knowledge of banking and Islamic banking products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Applicants should be available for face-to-face interviews in the location mentioned above.

Must read: How much you can expect to be paid in your next Banking role.

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    • Location: UAE
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