IDB2853 - Senior Integrity Specialist

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Integrity & Ethics
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 30-Sep-2022

Job Purpose:

The role of Senior Integrity Specialist, in coordination with Director, Integrity and Ethics, is to oversee the detection and prevention of integrity violations within IsDB operations by strategizing, planning, formulating, reviewing and assessing fraud and strictly enforcing Anti-corruption Integrity Violation Prevention policies, procedures and controls. Moreover, the job holder ensures that the employees across the organization are constantly informed and updated about the policies and processes related to integrity protection and violation.  


Strategic and Operational Responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing policies and procedures for reporting suspicious transactions / activities, investigating the reported transaction/activity and mechanisms to protect the whistleblower.
  • Participate in developing policies and procedures to fight corruption and illicit practices in line with the principles of Shariah and international best practices.
  • Identify any areas of systemic weakness, vulnerability and risk of potential external fraud and take the necessary steps to address these issues.
  • Receive, review and follow up on the complaints and allegations on integrity violation. 
  •  Follow up of the investigation reports and ensure that the recommendations are properly implemented to prevent reoccurrence of irregularities and safeguard the assets and image of the Bank. 
  • Provide expertise and technical support to IsDB staff for identifying and minimizing integrity violation risks in IsDB operations and activities and coordinate with the external agencies and entities for prevention of integrity violations.
  • Enhance and clarify the Code of Conduct of IsDB to ensure that the bank conducts independent and objective investigations into allegations of staff misconduct, fraud, corruption and abuse.
  • Prepare standardized and customized reports on integrity related matters as requested by the management.
  • Provide necessary input for the preparation of the Unit’s work plans and annual budgets.

Operational Excellence & Knowledge Share:

  • Keep abreast with the latest developments, regulations and leading practices in the field and proposes any necessary actions.
  • Propose and implement process improvements to improve effectiveness and compliance of the related operations.
  • Provides advice and training to staff / stakeholders on their awareness and implementation of policies, procedures and internal controls aimed at the detection and deterrence of corruption and fraud.
  • Deliver seminars, workshops and presentations by applying lessons learned from investigations to increase overall integrity awareness within IsDB Group.
  • Benchmark with other multilateral development banks, international institutions and other relevant parties to exchange ideas, practical experience and insight on how best to address fraud, corruption and abuse both within the institution and outside.


Academic and professional qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or any other related field. Master’s degree or professional qualifications like CFE / CPA / CA / ACCA would be preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in Integrity / Compliance / Auditing / Business Ethics, preferably in the multilateral sector.


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

Skills & Necessary Knowledge::

  • Internal Control and Compliance
  • Awareness of fraudulent and corrupt practices
  • Fraud Detection and Investigation skills
  • Business ethics
  • Awareness of legal and regulatory provisions
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Sound judgement and impartiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Business acumen
  • Report writing skills
  • MS Office 


Jeddah, KSA HQ