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Senior Executive Officer

  • Location

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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  • Salary:

    UAE Dirhams75000 - UAE Dirhams85000 per month

  • Contact:

    Ian Jenkins

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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The chance to join a fintech unicorn as it makes market entry to the UAE. This role has some specific requirements so please do read the brief below in some detail before applying. The business is world class and very well backed, by investors with significant history of backing high growth technology firms that make money. The business is a disruptive finance provider, with the technology and culture that allow it to outperform competitors.


  • Build a profitable arm of the business in the UAE that matches the professionalism and reputation of the firm elsewhere in the world
  • Create the business plan for the country and forecast results
  • Build effective local governance and relationships with regulators
  • Work with origination teams to build a pipeline of clients
  • Drive a strong culture and make sure staff are highly engaged with risk management and compliance
  • Ensure KYC and AML requirements are met in the region
  • Take responsibility for growing the firm in the region across revenue, headcount and profitability


  • A career in banking and trade finance with at least 10 years' experience in the field
  • Significant percentage of your career working in the UAE
  • Strong understanding of risk management in credit
  • Experience managing teams but with a willingness to get your hands dirty in a growing business
  • Ability to generate leads and originate business in trade finance
  • Excellent client relationship and management skills
  • Places importance in personal integrity and unwilling to compromise in this respect
  • Capable of dealing with change in a fast paced organisation and able to work quickly

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