QNB1805 - Specialist - Compliance Advisory & Governance

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Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 20-Jan-2020
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Specialist - Compliance Advisory & Governance, 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: Responsible for Corporate Governance activities and the Advisory of policies, procedures, regulatory changes for both local and international environments. Take ownership of spreading and improving compliance and governance culture and practices.
Role Description:
  • Responsible for compliance advisory services relating to policies and procedures for domestic and international operations.       
  • Contribute to the set-up and review of internal governance structures.
  • Drafting of Corporate Governance methodology for banking projects.
  • Maintain and update the governance framework, monitoring compliance, coordinating governance committee and board member meetings, establishing and maintaining a record of operational procedures manuals, and analyzing monthly reports.
  • Identify the regulatory changes in Qatar that impact the Group’s compliance risk, allowing for updates to the referenced charter, plan and policy manuals.
  • Report on a regular basis to the Head of Advisory, Governance and awareness regarding non- compliance risks, identified breaches and corrective action taken pertaining to the Group’s activities, for onward reporting to the Group Audit & Compliance Committee.    
  • Ensure that new products and services as well as all new/ amended Group policies, manuals and procedures are applicable to the Group’s operations are vetted from a compliance perspective.
  • Review all the new issued policies and procedures and provide advice on the non-compliance risk aspects, legal and internal control fundamentals


  • Bachelor degree with ideally a professional qualification such CAMS, CISI or CFE.
  • English and Arabic proficiency is mandatory (written and spoken).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a major banking institution, regulatory agency or Big 4 firm.
  • This role will largely focus on Governance.
  • In depth knowledge of banking policies/ procedures, regulatory and best practice relating to compliance, Governance and tax programs.
  • Strong regulatory knowledge.


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