Islamic Development Bank, Several Roles

Islamic Development Bank

Permanent
Asia and MENA, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Posted 2 weeks ago

About Islamic Development Bank

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of those we serve by promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

  • They provide the infrastructure to enable people to lead better lives and achieve their full potential.
  • They bring together 57 member countries across four continents – touching the lives of 1 in 5 of the world’s population.
  • They are one of the world’s most active MDBs, and global leaders in Islamic Finance, with an AAA rating, and operating assets of more than USD 16 billion and subscribed capital of USD 70 billion.
  • They are a truly global institution, headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with major hubs in Morocco, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Senegal, and gateway offices in Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nigeria.
  • They foster collaboration between our members nations in a uniquely non-political environment, as we focus on the betterment of humanity.

The Roles

The Islamic Development Bank are looking for seven key people to lead, manage and provide expertise to this new STI department, based in Jeddah. As well as the post of Director and two Divisional Managers they are looking for four specialists for their Engage platform, their Transform Fund, their Multi Stakeholder Forum on STI and their Policies Lead.

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STI Department Director 

The role provides strategic direction, motivational leadership and operational oversight for the STI Department in line with IsDB’s vision and strategy. It determines the strategy of the Department, sets and delivers objectives that enable IsDB to become a leading organization that mobilizes STI as a real development game changer. The role is also expected to position the department to effectively integrate STI tools and solutions into the mainstream Bank’s operations and interventions with the Member Countries to achieve maximum development impact.

STI Strategy Division Manager 

The role provides strategic direction for the Division in line with the President’s P5P. It determines the strategy of the STI Department, sets and delivers objectives that enable IsDB to become a leading organization that mobilizes STI as a real development game changer and consequently steer IsDB modernization and transformation as a preferred world class development Bank. The role is also expected to position the department to effectively integrate STI tools and solutions into the mainstream Bank’s operations and interventions with the Member Countries to achieve maximum development impact.

Policies Lead Specialist 

The role is to facilitate STI policy formulation while ensuring its alignment with the adopted framework and the Bank’s strategy and P5P (or any future plans). The role also ensures the promotion of an STI-based development mindset and culture in the Bank through the applicable policies.

Global Interdependencies Division Manager 

The role is to Identify, facilitate, coordinate, streamline development themes with the goal to solve sustainability challenges and provide member countries with STI-based solutions. The role involves the management of the Engage Platform to collect and disseminate STI solutions, the Transform Fund to ensure a steady flow of financial assistance, the Multi Stakeholder Forum as the annual event to celebrate innovators, and the Scientific Advisory Board as the sources of guidance and wisdom.

Multi-Stakeholder Forum on STI Lead Specialist 

The role is to lead the organization of the Annual Multi Stakeholder Forum to be held each year in a member country to invite the scientific networks and communities to participate in the Call for Innovation to find solutions that help accelerate progress towards the SDGs. The Call for Innovations will highlight solutions from diverse sources and communities, originating in different parts of the world, and focus on those technologies that aim to help the poorest and most vulnerable.

Engage Platform Lead Specialist 

The role is to lead the functions of the Engage Platform including information aggregation, contents search, online interaction, consulting, online education/training, contents delivery, and linkages with external related websites.

Transform Fund Lead Specialist 

The role is to coordinate the management of the Transform Fund, in partnership with the external Fund Manager, to promote joint activities that would lead to innovation and entrepreneurship through the application of science and technology. The role is also expected to market the Transform Fund to support and generate public good through facilitating the commercialization of technology developed through sustained partnerships among researchers and entrepreneurs inside and outside the MCs for societal impact.

Person Specification

Different competencies are essential and desired for each role and can be found on the micro-site.

Qualifications

Different qualifications are essential and desired for each role and can be found on the micro-site.

Job Features

Job CategoryNot For Profit
LocationJeddah, Saudi Arabia
SalaryVarious

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Job Features

Job CategoryNot For Profit
LocationJeddah, Saudi Arabia
SalaryVarious

Apply Online

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