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Commodities Compliance Officer - Qatar

Jameson Legal
£100000 - £160000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Here is an opportunity to lead the trading compliance function within a major energy company in the Middle East. This is a broad compliance role encompassing advisory, monitoring, and trade surveillance.

Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this role is to ensure the Trading Business operates in accordance with requirements of the law, the Firm's policies and procedures, and Commodities Trading regulations as applicable to trading activities. This role will be a broad compliance role, advising the trading business on day to day activities, implementing trading compliance programs and associated training, and performing compliance monitoring and surveillance.


  • As an SME, lead development of effective trading compliance and monitoring programs.
  • Provide compliance support and advice to the trading business, across both financial and physical commodity products.
  • Advise and implement applicable business conduct standards and monitor compliance to policies, rules and regulations such as MiFid, REMIT, EMIR, MAR and Dodd Frank, as well as AML, Market Abuse, and sanctions that are applicable to the Trading Business.
  • Advise the business on regulatory changes that impact the trading business.
  • Liaise with local and international regulatory bodies along with the Group Head of Compliance.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university and preferably a postgraduate degree.
  • At least 5 years of trading compliance experience, ideally with some experience working with commodities products.
  • Thorough and up to date knowledge and experience of managing regulatory requirements affecting international energy commodity trading such as (REMIT, EMIR, MAR, Mifid, Dodd Frank) and trading venues rules.
  • Experience of using trade surveillance systems SMARTS and BEHAVOX or other similar systems.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles he is handling please contact Matt Pollard in the Jameson Legal London office:

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

Please note: Where a level of experience, such as 'PQE', is indicated, please note that this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

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