QNB1373 - AML/CFT Specialist

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Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2015
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a AML/CFT Specialist, to meet the expansion needs of our office in .

QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

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.

Arabic Speaker

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