QNB1330 - AML/CFT Specialist

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Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2015
About QNB

Established in 1964 as the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, QNB Group has steadily grown to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 serving up to 20 million customers operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of 4,300 machines.

QNB has maintained its position as one of the highest rated regional banks from leading credit rating agencies including Standard & Poor’s (A), Moody’s (Aa3) and Fitch (A+). The Bank has also been the recipient of many awards from leading international specialised financial publications.

Based on the Group’s consistent strong financial performance and its expanding international presence, QNB currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, according to Brand Finance Magazine.

QNB Group has an active community support program and sponsors various social, educational and sporting events.

Role Summary:

This critical role is responsible for leading the Group’s domestic Anti Money Laundering (AML)/ Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) efforts in line with the relevant directives and recommendations issued by the local regulators and applicable international bodies including the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), to prevent the Group from being exposed to the risk of legal/ regulatory sanctions and the associated financial/ reputation loss that the Group may incur/ suffer as a result of failure to comply with the relevant AML/ CFT enactments.

Role Description:

You will responsible for managing the domestic (AML/CFT) activities of the Group with the aim of ensuring complete and proper implementation of QCB regulations and other guidelines. You will ensure that the amendments to the relevant AML/ CFT laws and regulations are communicated in a timely manner to the domestic entities to enable them to comply with the same. In addition, you will review specific tasks of the plan approved by the Group Audit & Compliance Committee for the Group’s domestic entities by performing periodic review of the AML/ CFT related activities conducted at the entities included within the plan. This will include testing conducted to ensure compliance with the approved KYC policy.


The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor degree with professional qualifications such as CAMS/ CCO/CIA. In addition, a minimum of 10 years experience in a major banking institution or regulatory agency with preferably including 5 years in Compliance or Internal Audit, is required.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV