IDB2228 - Consultant, Enhancing Quality of Operational Documents

Business Unit: Country Programs Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Not Applicable
Contract type: Consultants
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 10-Dec-2018
Job Role:

Greater emphasis of IsDB is on quality of projects during operations cycle and to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness. The Country Program Complex (CPC) is responsible to identify, plan, approve and implement all operational activities of the Bank. The Bank is striving to attain high standard of quality as a world class institute. This is very much in line with one of key tracks of the action plan of the CPC for enhancing quality of its operational documents. In order to achieve these institutional goals, the Management has constituted a Quality Review Advisory Group, revised Operations Management Committee and Operation and Development Effectiveness Committee of the Board.

Proper mechanisms and effective support is required for enhancing quality by effective functioning of the quality assurance forums of the Bank.

Key Accountabilities:


  1. Manage the Operations Management Committee (OMC) Chaired by the Vice President Country Programs which clear all Operation Financing of the Bank;
  2. Support work of the Quality Assurance and Review Group (QRAG) or any other quality review and decision making forums to be established, Director General Global Practices (DG-GP);
  3. Set Agenda, organize the meetings, take and prepare the minutes and circulate minutes and Quality Review Enhancement Note (QREN) before the next meeting, highlight matters arising and track their implementation of decision etc.;
  4. Review all documents that have complied with OMC and QRAG guidance and comment before further processing;
  5. Follow up and ensure on a regular basis that all systemic operational and fiduciary issues raised by the are adequately addressed in all projects submitted for review committees’ clearance and provide regular feedback to operations entities;
  6. Coordinate the review of OMC documents and prepare advisory notes for the Chair of the meeting;
  7. Coordinate the review of documents submitted for OMC and QRAG clearance to ensure compliance with all relevant corporate policies and strategies and alignment with the P5P and the Ten-Year Strategy as well as have clear delivery mechanisms prior to submission for consideration by OMC and QRAG;
  8. Monitor and report on the CRS and GPs compliance with and assuring the quality of review process at their level;
  9. Prepare the report after each OMC Meeting and QRAG meeting for Management’s decision making
  10. Develop, maintain, and continuously improve committees Internal Operating Procedures aimed at streamlining and simplifying review meetings;
  11. Review and propose improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the quality review and Clearance process and Forums;
  12. Review all documents being submitted to the Board to ensure their compliance with the relevant committee minutes and board policies.
  13. Suggest enhancement in Quality Review Mechanism and efficiency of Review Forums.
Job Requirements:
  • Suitable technical qualification
  • At least 15 years work experience in an MDB.
  • Master’s Degree in the Social Sciences / Economics / MBA/ IT / or related fields.
  • Must have complemented with long-term work experience related to data governance and management discipline.
Duration of the Assignment:

The duration of the assignment to conclude the work of the consultant is 6 Months. 

Location: The work requires physical presence of the incumbent to be based at IsDB HQ in Jeddah.

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