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Legal and Compliance Officer

The Luxury Closet

The Luxury Closet

Legal
United Arab Emirates
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024
The Luxury Closet is a company born in Dubai, the heart of luxury in the Arabian Peninsula, where we are redefining the world of luxury. We seek to challenge the norms and build a sustainable company that is loved and admired, and inspires the modern-day luxury consumer.

Our aim is to unlock and curate the most valuable and exclusive closets from around the world.

What do we offer?

  • A young, dynamic and forward-thinking environment
  • Fast paced and very short decision times for changes
  • A canvas for you to truly excel
  • 99% of uptime on sunshine


About The Role

We are looking for a Legal and Compliance Officer to ensure that our operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules. You will be required to ensure that the company operates in a legal and ethical manner at all times while meeting it's business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Draft and revise company policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk
  • Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals
  • Handle Anti-money laundering matters and provide legal advice for execution


Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Compliance Officer or a similar role
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Business acumen
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Professional certification (e.g. Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)) is a plus