Manager, Due Diligence

Accounting / Finance Banking Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Banking
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • At least 5-7 years of experience in risk management, with a strong focus on identifying, evaluating, and mitigating risks

Website Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) is a UAE banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Deira, Dubai. With more than $10 billion in assets, Gulf Business listed CBD as the 35th largest bank in the Gulf Region. It also figures in the Dubai Financial Market index.

Manager, Due Diligence


Job Purpose:

Due Diligence Manager will be responsible for overseeing the KYC refresh team, ensuring adherence with guidelines provided by Banks compliance units, and driving efficiencies in day-to-day operations within PBG. Due Diligence manager will also be responsible to manage various aspects of risk, compliance and governance which come within the scope of responsibilities of the Business Risk and Governance unit.

Principal Accountabilities:

Team Leadership:

Lead and mentor the KYC refresh team, providing guidance and support to maintain high-quality operations.

Measure and improve the efficiency of the KYC refresh process by tracking turnaround times, productivity, and workload distribution.

Define and monitor KPIs related to the quality and accuracy of KYC refresh procedures, including error rates, discrepancies, and compliance with regulatory standards.

Encourage and support ongoing training and professional development of the KYC team.

Service Excellence:

Manage SLAs, address ageing cases, and proactively address customer complaints arising from the KYC refresh process.

Strive to ensure that all complaints are resolved withing established timeframes, while also taking steps to prevent future complaints.

Promote a culture of risk awareness and adherence to governance standards throughout the department.

Stakeholder Management:

Act as a liaison with business stakeholders, addressing their concerns, and collaborating to provide effective solutions.

Foster collaboration with other departments such as IT, audit, analytics, products to ensure a holistic approach to governance and risk management.

Compliance Oversight:

Liaise with compliance units responsible for policy and process updates, as well as obtain clarifications, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements.

Governance SOPs:

Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure consistent processes are followed across the departments.

Governance Projects:

Lead various governance projects related to Compliance initiatives, audits and regulatory requests, contributing to the Bank’s overall compliance efforts.

Market Awareness:

Stay informed about industry trends, emerging risks and best practices in governance and risk management within the banking sector.


Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree in a Finance/Commerce discipline

At least 5-7 years of experience in risk management, with a strong focus on identifying, evaluating, and mitigating risks

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