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A leading bank is actively recruiting a Senior Sanction Officer to be based in the UAE.

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:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert to employees, providing guidance advice on all sanctions-related matters.
  • Investigate, and collect proof of identified potential breaches and develop strategies to mitigate risks and ensure effective implementation.
  • Implement and communicate changes in sanctions-related regulations by circular or memo.
  • Maintain all communication and documentation with IT support teams.
  • Review key changes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Conduct training sessions for employees to raise awareness about sanctions regulations.
  • Monitor high-risk geopolitical events and conflicts.
  • Stay informed about changes in sanctions laws, regulations, and industry best practices.

To be successful you will need to meet the following:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the Banking/ Financial Industry of which 3 years of experience in Sanctions compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of international and local sanctions laws and regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of UN, EU, UK, and US Economic Sanctions (OFAC) / Export Controls, laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Arabic is a plus.
  • Analytical mind, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.
  • Applicants should be available for face-to-face interviews in the location mentioned above.

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    • Location: UAE
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