Vacancy Details

1231 - Compliance Officer

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 15-May-2018
About the Role

The centralised Compliance function is a newly established function within GEMS Education. The Compliance Officer will be supporting the VP Risk & Compliance and Senior Manager Compliance in setting up and driving the compliance function for GEMS Corporate Office, GEMS Entities and our Schools.

Support the VP Risk & Compliance and Senior Manager Compliance to review the current state of compliance related to relevant regulations and policies(such as but not limited to educational and infrastructural regulations). 

Support the VP Risk & Compliance and Manager Compliance to report to senior management on a quarterly and as required basis on the compliance function.

Responsible for maintaining, monitor and reporting of the GEMS Education Gift & Hospitality register. Propose changes to the register, supporting process, approval guiding document and reporting tools if required.


University Degree or equivalent

Expected Experience

1- 3 years Compliance experience in internationally operating companies.  Kindly note that this is a junior role.

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:

Experience in the educational sector is preferred.
Knowledge of UK listing rules is preferred
Experience in development and facilitating compliance training and/or workshops
Project management skills
Strong communicator
Analytical Thinking


Candidates coming from a consultancy background will be prioritized.

About Your Benefits

We offer excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, annual airfare allowance, 30 days annual leave and end of service gratuity. 

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
1. Resume/CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.