IDB1930 - Senior Partnership Policy Specialist

Business Unit: Partnership Development Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Not Applicable
Contract type: Conditional Regular (Indefinite) Employment
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 04-Apr-2019
Role Purpose: Under the direct supervision of the VP partnership – the position is responsible of developing the strategies, policies and guidelines for the management of existing non-OCR and non-investment funds for ordinary and concessionary developmental financing and grant operations to ensure the provision of the governance and planning function in-addition to an effective result monitoring framework for the Partnership Development complex activities. 

  • Develop policies and guidelines for the launch of new funds by the bank and for existing funds managed by the IDB to facilitate and standardize the execution of the launching process, including guidelines governing the reporting and communication of the different funds.
  • Contribute, in collaboration with the Units/Entities concerned, to the development and improvement of the bank’s policies and processes as they relate to investor funds
  • Consolidate lessons learned from the launching of funds and incorporate learning’s through update of policies and guidelines to maintain continues improvement of the operational process.
  • Contribute to the development of key results targets and performance indicators (KPIs) related to the strategy and operational plans of the Global Partnership and Resource Mobilization unit to ensure the achievement of objectives and IDB strategy
  • Develop policy for guiding concerned units of the Complex in devising and formatting MOUs with external partners. 

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or any related field.
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Finance or related field is preferred.


  • English (mandatory)
  • Arabic and French (preferred)

Minimum number of years and nature of experience

  • 8-10 years of experience with development banks or Islamic finance institutions.

Job specific competencies

  • Advanced partnership policies
  • Advanced knowledge of IDB financing instruments.
  • Proficient financial management.
  • Proficient Islamic finance knowledge.
  • Proficient fund management knowledge and experience.
  • Proficient financial reporting skills.
  • Developing management knowledge and skills.




Travel requirements: 20% or more depending on requirements.
Location: Jeddah, Head Office

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