VP- Head of Business Support – MEA & NPC First Abu Dhabi Bank FAB

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Details: Posted on: 14th December 2017

  • Company Name: Abu Dhabi University
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Job Description

Resolution of compliance and legal- related remedial actions as determined by local regulators
Resolution of internal audit findings as determined by local and group Internal Auditors
Work proactively with in-country and HO teams to ensure robust controls are developed and incorporated into all processes and policies
Provide business support on a day to day basis and to assist countries where HO support is required
Responsible for closure of Internal Audit issues along with countries and HO Functions
Work proactively with in-country teams and HO Audit to identify and address any control gaps
Define the operating framework and policies in the region in line with HO operating framework and policies and ensure compliance
Regulatory-related remediation in a timely manner
Review all processes, controls and services to ensure that local office is conducting its business in full compliance with all national and international laws and regulations
Serve as HO point of contact for all Compliance matters that require escalation in order to be resolved
Review and analyze the countries compliance review reports issued by the regulators and follow up on the implementation and closure of the agreed actions within the required timeframes.
Supervise countries’ (within the region) governance, compliance and regulatory relations, with strong alignment with both country heads and HO functions.
Support local business units with respect to setting up and monitoring compliance requirements
Coordinate between local teams and HO to ensure efficiency in other support and enabling functions (processes, best practices, execution etc.)
Regularly communicates, creates and sustains a network of strong partnerships with in-country teams and HO functions
Provide guidance and support to in-country teams with regards to the interpretation and application of Group-wide enablement & support policies and processes


Banking or Audit/ Risk/ Finance post graduate degree
5 to 10 years Banking experience in a Control Function (Internal Audit/ External Audit / Risk / Compliance)
Excellent understanding of local and international bank policies and guidelines, and a proven track record of delivery
Strong interpersonal, people management and facilitation skills (tact and diplomacy, influencing skills and overall sensitivity to the implications of change)
Ability to build strong and effective business relationships quickly

Job Details

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Company Industry: Banking
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Management
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Residence Location: United Arab Emirates

Company Profile

FAB, the UAE’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest financial institutions offers an extensive range of tailor-made solutions, and products and services, to provide a customised experience. Through its strategic offerings, it looks to meet the banking needs of customers across the world via its market-leading Corporate and Investment Banking and Personal Banking franchises.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi in Khalifa Business Park, the bank’s international network spans over 19 countries across the world, providing the global relationships, expertise and financial strength to support local, regional and international businesses seeking to do business at home and abroad.
In line with its commitment to put customers first, to Grow Stronger, FAB will continually invest in people and technology to create the most customer-friendly banking experience, and will support the growth ambitions of its stakeholders across countries in which the bank operates.
Through a strong, diversified balance sheet, leading efficiency and a solid corporate governance structure, FAB is set to drive growth forward.
First Abu Dhabi Bank FAB was established in April 2017, through the union of two strong Abu Dhabi institutions - First Gulf Bank FGB and National Bank of Abu Dhabi NBAD.
The Grow Stronger movement
At FAB, we want to empower our customers, shareholders, employees and communities to Grow Stronger, which is why we’re initiating a powerful and passionate movement which goes beyond banking. More than just a slogan, the Grow Stronger movement represents FAB’s promise to support our stakeholders’ growth ambitions, by providing ideas, tools and expertise to help them become stronger, today and in the future.

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