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Senior Financial Sector Specialist

Arab Monetary Fund, a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), with the objective of laying monetary foundation of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in Arab Countries, in addition to its role as the Technical Secretariat of both the Arab Central Banks Governors Council and its subcommittees, as well as the Arab Finance Ministers Council.

 

AMF seeks to appoint a “Senior Financial Sector Specialist” in the Arab Financial Markets Division within the Economic and Technical Department of the Fund.

 

In view of the Fund’s strategy aiming at “Developing programs and initiatives to strengthen the financial and monetary sectors, and enhancing access to finance and financial services” on the one hand, and “Strengthening the Fund’s position as a key center of convergence and consultation for policy-makers, particularly its role as the Technical Secretariat of the Arab Central Banks Governors Council and its subcommittee the Arab Committee on Banking Supervision” on the other hand, the Fund is in the process of implementing various activities and programs including those that concern banking supervision and financial stability. Therefore, the primary focus of this position is banking supervision and financial stability topics, in addition to a total knowledge of the major aspects related to the financial sector and capital markets development in the region.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Contribution in the elaboration of the annual financial stability report on the Arab region.
  2. Contribution in the organization and preparation of the meetings of the Arab Committee on Banking Supervision, and the Regional Task Force on Financial Stability.
  3. Follow-up with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and the Financial Stability Board, as well as all the other relevant authorities.
  4. Follow-up with the Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies on topics and issues related to banking supervision and financial stability.
  5. Data analysis and preparation of working papers and studies related to banking supervision and financial stability.
  6. Participation in field missions organized in the context of the financial sector development initiatives of the Fund.
  7. Contribution in the organization of the meetings, conferences and workshops organized by the AMF on relevant topics.
  8. Formulating suggestions regarding the development of the Arab capital markets division’s work and activities in light with its mandate and objectives.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

The candidate should:

  • be a national of member Arab countries or of Arab origin;
  • hold a Master Degree or a PHD in economics or finance from a reputable university, with the presence of relevant research studies or working papers published considered an advantage;
  • have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managerial positions in the financial sector in the Arab region;
  • have a deep expertise on international principles and standards related to banking supervision and financial stability ;
  • have the capacity to work under pressure and in a multi-cultural environment;
  • be fluent in both Arabic and English, with knowledge of French considered an advantage;
  • have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications;
  • be less than 40 years old.

 

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Legal Advisor

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is a financial Arab regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It’s main objectives are laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries.

AMF is actively seeking to strengthen the capabilities of its Legal Department by recruiting a “Legal Advisor”.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the Direct Supervision of the Director of the Legal Department:

  • Advise on all legal matters requested by top management, departments and sections and to the Arab Trade Financing Program.
  • Maintain the legal rights of the Fund and its employees.
  • Review contracts and agreements held between the Fund and other external parties.
  • Follow-up on all the legal cases related to the Fund.
  • Prepare legal documents  agreements such as loans, guarantees and technical assistance contracts.
  • Contribute in solutions for administrative issues and disputes.
  • Prepare agenda  and minutes of meetings for the Board of Governors and Board of Executive Directors.
  • Participate in the Fund committees meetings.
  • In the absence of the Board of Directors Secretary, acts as the secretariat to the Board of Directors by preparing for meetings and relevant documentation and setting the agenda.
  • Be part of the follow-up process with external consultants in order to ensure AMF is provided a reliable, efficient legal service which protects and safeguards AMF’s interests at all times.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Fund strategies.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience

  • National of Arab Countries.
  • Law Degree preferably Master Degree in Law from a reputable university.
  • Minimum experience of 8 years in legal counseling, advocacy, preferably in central banks, international, or regional financial organizations.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English, knowledge of French language is preferable.
  • Age preferably not more than 45 years old.

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

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Investment Analyst

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is an arab regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Its main objective is laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries. AMF is seeking to recruit an “Investment Analyst” in the Treasury & Investment Department.

 

Job Purpose:

Work with other colleagues to generate periodical investment and financial studies and reports on the performance analysis of the internal and external portfolios and the general market conditions, conduct due diligence, assess the credit rating, and contribute to establishing effective business relationship between the Fund and its partners from the regional and international financial institutions and investment community.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  1. Perform the calculation and the preparation of investment performance reports and present them on monthly basis for investments in fixed income, funds of hedge funds for externally managed funds.
  1. Participate in the preparation of reports on risk-weighted assets and the capital adequacy of the banking activity of the internal portfolios.
  1. Monitor the portfolios through regularly reviewing the valuation and performance, characteristics in order ensure the timely identification of irregularities and any potential discrepancies.
  1. Perform regular evaluation and monitoring of the credit rating of Arab and international banks and financial institutions that the Fund deals with and recommend the appropriate dealing limits with each one of them based on the approved investment policy and guidelines and in coordination with the treasury division.
  1. Stay up-to-date with financial markets developments, including exchange rates, interest rates, short-and long-term deposits, bonds and securities, in order to consider the implications of these market movements on the Fund’s future investment activities.
  1. Prepare various investment research papers and studies and due diligence covering areas related to the internal portfolios, the external portfolios and the general financial market conditions in order to facilitate the decision making process within the department on matters related to the selection of bond managers and funds of hedge funds managers.
  1. Prepare periodical investment and financial studies and reports on the development of the international financial markets and the performance of portfolios.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

 

  • Candidate should be Arab origin.
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Investment Management from a reputable and recognized university and earned a CFA designation.
  • Master degree in Finance or Investment Management, or relevant professional qualifications from a recognized international institution are a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in investment management and research with at least 2 years of experience at a similar level.

 

Skills:

  • Able to follow and comply with work policies, procedures, and processes
  • Ability to work under pressure and plan for own work schedule
  • Professional use of spread sheets and Bloomberg, Reuters and data services
  • Proficient reports writing skills
  • Proficient investment research skills
  • Proficient securities analysis and modeling skills
  • Proficient understanding of financial markets
  • Basic portfolio management skills
  • Credit and risk analysis skills
  • Arabic and English language skills

 

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Publishing, Communication and Media Officer

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Editing and Translation Officer

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Deputy Treasurer

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is an Arab regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Its main objective is laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries. AMF is seeking to recruit a “ Deputy Treasurer” in the Treasury & Investment Department.

Job Purpose:

Assisting the Chief, Treasury Division in managing the Treasury Division to ensure that AMF own funds and funds entrusted to the AMF are invested according to the AMF policy guidelines in order to achieve the AMF investment objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assist in managing the Treasury Division objectives by managing performance, developing and motivating staff.
  2. Recommend improvements to the investment policy and monitor the implementation of the relevant policies, procedures, strategies and controls.
  3. Assist in developing the Treasury Division budget in line with overall Treasury and Investment department budget.
  4. Assist in managing the surplus liquidity through optimal deployment of  funds within the framework of the investment policy, procedures, strategies and plans.
  5. Assist in monitoring cash-flow and plan daily cash flow of the investments funds for all portfolios to ensure adequate executions of assets and liabilities in line with investments plan.
  6. Assist in managing assets and liabilities of AMF in line with AMF objectives and risk constraints.
  7. Assist in maintaining sufficient liquidity level to meet the AMF financial objections.
  8. Ensure staying up-to-date with financial market movements and developments in order to consider the implications of market movements on the fund’s investments activities and make informed decisions regarding the allocation of investment resources for various portfolios.
  9. Contribute to building and managing effective business relationships with the member countries to enhance the level and scope of business cooperation.
  10. Assist in managing investment associated risks.

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

  1. Candidate should be of Arab origin.
  2. Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Investment Management from a reputable and recognized university. Candidates holding master’s degree, CFA are preferable.
  3. Minimum 12 years of experience in treasury management with at least 5 years of   experience at a similar level.
  4. Good experience in managing money market, foreign exchange and fixed income.
  5. Good experience in using derivatives for hedging purposes. 

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Professional use of Bloomberg, Reuters and other data services.
  • Proficient in report writing.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets.
  • Strong portfolio management skills (Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange).
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English.

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Quantitative Analyst

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is a regional Arab financial organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It’s main objectives are laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries

AMF is currently seeking to hire  a “Quantitative Analyst” in investment Department

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure, on a daily basis, the completeness, validity, and accuracy of market data used for investment  operations.
  2. Utilize internal analytics and diagnostics tools to verify market data accuracy and investigate  any anomalous historical data moves via other data sources e.g. Bloomberg.
  3. Conduct quantitative analytics and modeling  projects including development of new models, analytic processes or systems approaches, such as attribution  and risk calculations.
  4. Interact with the Investment  department team members to understand and document their needs for process and systems changes and improvements.
  5. Communicate with the IT Division technology  staff  for the design, development and implementation of any requested systems  and models  and participate  in user acceptance  testing of new enhancements.
  6. Propose new technological  and business processes in response to internal or external  regulatory requirements
  7. Work closely with the team responsible for monitoring  investment risks to   enhance  risk monitoring, identification and reporting.
  8. Act as the first line of communication for the systems used to manage the AMF portfolios.
  9. Assist in performing  analytics on performance  attribution, stress testing and other reporting needs.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

  1. A Master's degree from an accredited university with a quantitative Focus.
  2. Professional  qualifications such as CFA/ and or CIPM certification  is preferred.
  3. Command  of Arabic and English is a must.  French is an asset.
  4. Broad knowledge of financial markets, products and  risk calculations, applied to historical and hypothetical  scenarios of predefined portfolios.
  5. Implementation of asset management systems supported by relevant background of operations. An applied understanding of Value at Risk (VaR) and its use in the risk management area is a plus.
  6. Advanced desktop technology skills such as Excel and PowerPoint is a must.  Other Bloomberg skills are a plus.
  7. Not less than 7 years relevant experience in quantitative  analytics, modeling and asset management systems  implementations, with reputed financial institutions.

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housingallowance, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

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Senior Investment Risk Officer

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is an Arab Regional Organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Its main objective is laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries. AMF is seeking to recruit a “Senior Investment Risk Officer” in the Treasury & Investment Department.

 

Job Purpose:

Oversee credit and market risks of investment portfolios by monitoring exposures across various asset classes for all investments associated risks, including ratings and limits to ensure that investments are within AMF investment objectives, risk tolerance, investment policy, guidelines, medium term investment strategy and investment plans. Report any exceptions to senior management accordingly.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Ensure various transactions (i.e. foreign exchange, debt securities, externally managed investments funds, … etc.)  are monitored adequately to ensure that they are undertaken in accordance with the approved Investment Policy, guidelines, strategy and investment plans related to exposures.
  •  Monitor the portfolios through regularly reviewing the valuation, performance, characteristics and risk parameters relative to benchmarks in order to ensure the timely identification of irregularities and any potential discrepancies are defined along with their causes. Recommend appropriate course of action and available solutions to senior management.
  • Stay up-to-date with financial markets developments in order to consider the implications of market movements on the Fund’s investment activities and assist in strategy setting and decision making regarding the allocation of investment resources.
  • Conduct general research on risk exposure.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

  • Candidate should be of Arab origin.
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Investment Management from a reputable and recognized university. Candidates holding master degree, CFA, PRM or FRM designations are preferable.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in investment and risk management.

 

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Professional use of Bloomberg, Reuters and other data services.
  • Proficient in reports writing.
  • Proficient in security analysis.
  • Proficient in understanding financial markets.
  • Proficient in credit and market risk analysis.
  • Proficient in risk monitoring and analysis.
  • Proficient knowledge of investment products.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English.

 

The Fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

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Deputy Director, Administration Department

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Senior Statistician / Statistician

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Chief, Studies Division

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Senior Maintenance Engineer

Arab Monetary Fund, a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), with the objective of laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in Arab Countries.

 

AMF is seeking Senior Maintenance Engineer working closely with the Senior Maintenance Engineer directed by Administration Department Director

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan, program and execute preventive & corrective maintenance and running repairs of HVAC, mechanical and electrical and Plumbing systems of all equipment and materials such as lighting, air-conditioning, electrical distribution, generator sets, water supply, plumbing,  fire protection and fire safety systems, lifts, telecommunication and potentially building management system with the assistance of technical team in line with Safety and Comfort of the occupants and record all necessary information.
  • Responsible for general property appearance and maintenance.
  • Conduct regular inspections and service mechanical, electrical systems and its equipment and make necessary adjustments on operating equipment and its controls in an acceptable manner.
  • Manage Procurement of equipment, fixtures and spare parts, materials…etc in line with maintenance request / maintenance schedule/repairs.
  • Manage a team of technical people engaged in operation, repair and maintenance of buildings and building facilities and equipment in a safe manner while providing necessary training to the staff.
  • Ability to diagnose and  trouble shoot the breakdown and  failures of Chiller / Air conditioning / Pumps / Electrical system including  switch gears, generators etc.
  • Capable of  understanding and monitoring of Civil repairs, carpentry work and furniture repairs.
  • Respond to all emergency callouts on 24/7 basis.


 

Minimum Requirements Criteria:

 

  • Arab national, age not more than 45 years.
  • Bachelor degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering  with minimum 10 years of experience in the high-rise building maintenance activities
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications.
  • High problem solving ability.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • High time management skills
  • Good communication & reporting skills

 

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

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Senior Counsellor

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is a financial Arab regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It’s main objectives are laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries.

 

AMF is actively seeking to strengthen the capabilities of its Legal Department by recruiting a “Legal Counsellor ”. This is a leading position to support AMF management in responding to legal requirements and contribute to the development and implementation of the Fund strategies.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advise on all legal matters requested by top management.
  • Maintain the legal rights of the Fund and its employees.
  • Review contracts and agreements held between the Fund and other external parties.
  • Follow-up on all the legal cases related to the Fund.
  • Prepare legal documents  agreements such as loans, guarantees and technical assistance contracts.
  • Contribute in solutions for administrative issues and disputes.
  • Prepare agenda  and minutes of meetings for the Board of Governors and Board of Executive Directors.
  • Participate in the Fund committees meetings.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience

·         National of Arab Countries.

  • Master degree or PhD. in Law from a reputable university.
  • Minimum experience of 7 years in legal counseling with a supervisory role, preferably in technical and development  in central banks, international, or regional organizations.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English, knowledge of French language is preferable.
  • Age preferably not more than 45 years old.

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

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Purchasing Officer

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is a regional Arab financial organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It’s main objectives are laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in all Arab Countries.

AMF is currently seeking to hire a “Purchasing Officer ” in order to contribute in executing Purchasing Unit functions, and assist in the procurement and purchasing transactions for equipment, materials, supplies, capital goods, and services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
* Follow the purchasing procedure and its common practices to fulfill the various Department’s requirements of capital goods, supplies and services, and liaison with the concerned departments in that regard.
* Maintain Suppliers’ register, Service providers, and such other records as are needed for the efficient operation of the purchasing function.
* Process purchase requisitions / orders within purchasing authority.
* Negotiate and recommend execution of contracts for the purchase of supplies, services and equipment.
* Prepare RFQ’s. RFP’s and tender Invitations and assist in the development of specifications and conditions.
* Assess and analyses received bids, quotations, and proposals and submit recommendations and suggestions about them.
* Assist in preparation of contracts and agreements and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships.
* Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance.
* Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues management and the suppliers.

Qualifications and Practical Experience
* National of Arab Countries.
* Bachelor degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
* Minimum experience of 7 years in the required field.
* Fluency in both Arabic and English, and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in both languages.
* To have planning and organizing skills.< br/> * Good negotiations skills.
* Good computers skills.
* Age preferably not more than 35 years old.

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

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Chief - Statistics Division

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Senior Economist / Economist - Economic Policy Institute

Arab Monetary Fund, a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), with the objective of laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in Arab Countries.

AMF is seeking qualified economists to join its Economic Policy Institute (EPI) in the position of "Economist". EPI organizes training courses, workshops and seminars in Macroeconomic Management, Monetary & Fiscal Policies, Finance & Banking, in addition to Investment and Economic Restructuring.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare of training materials and workshops organized by the Institute.
  • Participate in teaching and lecturing during the training activities.
  • Contribute to the preparation of studies and research on matters discussed during the seminars and conferences.

 
Minimum Requirements Criteria:

  • Ph.D. in Finance and Banking.
  • Deep knowledge of the International Standards related to the Safety and Soundness of the Financial Sector.
  • Strong knowledge in risk Management and stress testing techniques.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the same field.
  • Fluency in both Arabic and English languages, speaking, reading and writing.
  • Computer Literate.

 

The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.

 

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Economist / Senior Economist - Economic & Technical Department

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