Compliance Officer, MEA

Schneider Electric - Dubai ,United Arab Emirates

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Experience Needed:
5 to 10 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job


To support Schneider Electric in:

  • Fulfilling its mission & commitments to the highest standards of ethics and compliance responsibility by promoting a culture of integrity and compliance with Our Principles of Responsibility and all the policies (including but not limited to: Anti-corruption Code of Conduct, Gift and Hospitality policy, Business Agent policy, Competition law policy);
  • Building, maintaining and continuously improving the compliance culture through prevention, detection and responses of compliance issues and full deployment of the Group Compliance program at MEA region level.


  • Manage risk assessment process, summarize findings and develop relevant prevention and mitigation action plans;
  • Ensure that company policies and processes are being implemented, amended according to local needs and regulations, proactively monitored, reviewed and assessed considering existing or potential compliance violations and concerns;
  • Support the MEA Management regarding compliance topics;
  • Investigate compliance matters as assigned;
  • Ensure all open issues across the region, including all alerts (internal/external), are promptly investigated and closed quickly and that appropriate actions taken;
  • Further develop the Compliance program awareness through training and communication as appropriate and conduct trainings in person;
  • Understand the business in the region, its equipment and services, go-to-market strategies, risks and apply this knowledge to make the compliance program effective in the region, based on speed and internal / external customer focus, while managing risks;
  • Be the MEA region lead for the Group SE Compliance Team, driving consistent compliance approach across businesses (local law compliance, local language trainings, creating metrics and compliance dashboard, preparing and leading MEA region compliance review);
  • Support the monitoring of the Compliance program at MEA region level, with supervision of recommendations made by internal control and internal audit teams related to the region;
  • Serve as the “go to” person for employees, in case of any compliance questions or doubts and promote RED Line;
  • Ensure bottom up approach by sharing best practices with and report any major issue to the Group SE Compliance Team;
  • Represent Schneider Electric in MEA region forums and contribute or lead actively to working groups in the fields of compliance.
Job Requirements
  • Experience 5/10 + within a large multinational corporation in areas such as Legal, Compliance, Audit, Quality or Risk Management
  • Experience in dealing with compliance issues, such as anticorruption regulations, fraud, ethics & HR matters
  • Relevant education or external accreditation in the areas of compliance, audit, quality or risk management
  • Skills: high level of integrity & tenacity; high-energy, positive, flexible & team spirit. Excellent communication skills in multi-cultural environment. Good ability to network in various environments & matrix organization. Languages: fluent in English, other language is an advantage
  • Ability to travel when required
About this Company

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

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