IDB2365 - Engage Platform Lead Specialist

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: STI
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 17-Nov-2019


Science, Technology and Innovation


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

Key Accountabilities:

    • Manages the Engage Platform in terms of information/content and ensures continuous updates
    • Promotes the Platform throughout the IsDB MCs and the international community
    • Ensures the Platform is solution oriented for the IsDB MCs development problems
    • Encourages international traffic to the IsDB website which will position IsDB to become a global think tank for all stakeholders
    • Markets the Platform to be used by government sectors, political party groupings, NPOs/NGOs, business organizations, universities and research institutions from MCs and Non-MCs.
    • Promotes the Platform globally for the policy makers and entrepreneurs to diffuse scientific knowledge, match different stakeholders, promote sustainable development, alleviate social problems, and to promote technology transfer between developing countries and developed countries


Academic qualifications



  • Master’s degree in IT related fields






  • English (Mandatory)
  • Arabic (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)




Minimum number of years and nature of experience



10+ years of relevant experience in programming, computer skills, website management, branding, content writing and producing newsletter and communiques.

Job specific competencies



  • MS Office
  • Communication effectiveness (oral and written)
  • Adaptability
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • People management
  • Responsiveness
  • Project management
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork
  • Business acumen
  • Strategic planning