Job title: Head of Corporate Governance - Emiratisation
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services
Functional Expertise: Banking & Finance
Salary from: 50,000.00 AED
Salary to: 60,000.00 AED
Location: United Arab Emirates
Job published: 21/03/2024
Job ID: 38289
Contact name: Claire Swann

Job Description

** Due to regulatory requirements, we are looking for a UAE National for this role. **

Our client is seeking a seasoned Head of Corporate Governance to join their dynamic team. You'll play a pivotal role in leading and developing the corporate governance strategy, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements and best practices.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a robust corporate governance framework aligned with regulatory guidelines.
  • Lead the review and update of board and committee charters, policies, and procedures.
  • Partner with senior management to foster a culture of ethical conduct and risk awareness.
  • Oversee board and committee meetings, ensuring effective communication and decision-making.
  • Stay abreast of evolving regulations and industry best practices.
  • Make recommendations for technology solutions to implement automation of governance processes
  • Ensure that relationships are maintained with regulators and liaise with external parties such as auditors, advisors, lawyers and shareholders.
  • Provide comprehensive governance support, including recordkeeping and document management. Act as the custodian for critical documents like governance charters, policies, procedures, delegations of authority, and signatory lists



  • Minimum 10 years' experience in corporate governance, or compliance, within the banking sector.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing effective corporate governance frameworks.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant local banking regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.


Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.