trust and fiduciary recruitment

Director, Trust Services (Family Office / Dubai)

Website True House Partners

Senior role for experienced trust professional to lead PTC trust business for this MFO in Dubai. Opportunity to be part of the senior management team.

Director, Trust Services

Competitive Salary

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Based in Dubai, this multi family office works with a select group of HNWIs/families and specialises in the provision of bespoke private client services advising on matters ranging from family governance and wealth structuring to asset protection. Due to continued and sustained growth, a new role of Director, Trust Services has been created to join this organisation that benefits from impressive credentials.

Working closely with the Managing Director and leading a small team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of Private Trust Company (“PTC”) services to a client base of private individuals and families. The PTC structures include trusts and companies established in a variety of jurisdictions and hold an array of assets.

Key tasks include: –

-The provision of advice to clients and colleagues in planning, launching and monitoring their PTC structures;

-Overseeing the PTC administration team as they carry out the day-to-day administration of the PTC client portfolio, ensuring that the highest level of service is delivered and that client relationships are maintained and developed;

-Being the primary point of day-to-day to contact for a number of specific clients;

-Assisting the Managing Director with the management of the Dubai office;

-Contributing towards the development and implementation of strategic plans for the business;

-Meeting potential clients and articulating the mechanics of any proposed structuring solution in a confident matter;

-Taking responsibility for the oversight, management, implementation and development of all internal policies and operational procedures and risk management processes in relation to the PTC practice;

-Being proactive and staying on top of issues within the regulatory/fiscal/global landscape that could impact the business and its clients;

-Ensuring that all members of the administration team are managed, supported and developed so that they can reach their full potential.

With a keen sense of the high net worth mindset, candidates should hold a relevant professional qualification (i.e. STEP, lawyer or accountant) and have acquired their experience within an appropriate trust environment at least some of which should be at a suitable level of seniority in order to step up to this role. As a guide only, viable candidates are likely to possess a minimum of ten years’ experience.

You will be obsessed with delivering a quite brilliant service to clients and possess a keen eye for detail. First class communication skills and a natural client facing demeanour are essential as is the ability to command the trust and confidence of clients and colleagues. A competitive salary is on offer and depending on individual circumstances, relocation assistance could be available.

Please contact Paul Avon at True House Partners for a confidential discussion on +44 (0)20 7846 0025 or click the apply button below.

True House Partners is a specialist recruitment firm that operates in a number of niche, interconnected markets: family offices (both single & multi), trust & fiduciary/corporate services providers, private banks, private client law firms and wealth management boutiques.

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