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Communications Specialist- Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS)

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible Communications Specialist to join our founding team. Duties of the Communications Specialist include planning, implementing and managing all media & public relations, content creation and digital activities for the ARPS’ project. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

 

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

Communications

  • Oversee and hold accountability for the overall communications operations
  • Develop annual Communication Plan across digital, PR and campaign streams to govern ARPS public relations and media interaction activities in coordination with ARPS Leadership
  • Manage agency selection process including reviewing and evaluation of proposals and assisting ARPS Leadership Team in selecting and approving PR & Communication and other supporting outlets/ agencies
  • Assist in the execution of ARPS media activities in coordination with external strategic communications partners agencies and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)
  • Continuously measure and evaluate all communication management and execution processes strive for cost effectiveness and continuous improvement
  • Perform any other related office administration functions and tasks as assigned

PR & Media

  • Manage relationships with and performance of media, PR & Communication and other relevant agency partners
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of section systems, processes and practices taking into account international best practice, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement
  • Develop professional relationships with local and international newspapers, television channels and other media communications partners
  • Maintain a database of journalists and media representatives locally and internationally and ensure regular updating of the database
  • Identify, buy and oversee media buying process including advertising
  • Draft guidelines and templates for all external communication activities
  • Manage the production and execution of all PR & Media communications activities including speeches, press kits, press interviews and press conferences
  • Assist in coordinating conferences and other media events organized by ARPS to increase the visibility of the system
  • Issue media releases (e.g. articles, press releases) on behalf of ARPS in English, Arabic, French or any other languages and advise on the accompanying pictures, videos, animations and graphics
  • Support crisis communication activities through assisting in the development of specific scenario-based crisis response plans and providing critical communications assistance during crises
  • Advise on latest tools, metrics and techniques, trends and best practices for media relations
  • Conduct industry related research to develop content that will help ARPS deliver its intended message through media campaigns and other individual communication activities
  • Manage incoming queries and prepare responses to questions posed by the media, individuals or other external parties to ARPS leadership
  • Analyze and assess reports on the performance of all online marketing campaigns (e.g. traffic volume evolution, sales conversion rate etc.) in order to ensure visibility on their return on investment

Digital & Creative

  • Create ideas that can be used across various platforms to support campaigns
  • Design basic digital assets based on ARPS branding guidelines
  • Prepare design plans and ARPS website structure
  • Design ARPS website, sample pages, and content
  • Collaborate with web developers to build and test ARPS website
  • Conceptualize, design, and produce digital material in line with design principles and esthetics
  • Maintain the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards
  • Main appearance of digital platforms and supervise content published on them by enforcing content standards
  • Design and develop digital layouts, graphics, animation and videos
  • Design, build and maintain our social media presence and social media updates

Qualifications and Skills

Experience & Education

  • 5+ years of experience in journalism, graphic design, communications and/or public relations
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in marketing communications, journalism, media, public relations or a similar discipline

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in digital media engineering, visual communication and design
  • Proficient in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.
  • Proficient in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.
  • Proficient in common content management solutions
  • Working knowledge of media and public relations management
  • Creative thinking with an impressive conceptual outlook and ability to produce original ideas
  • Multiple disciplined, dynamice and ready to embrace multiple roles required
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Confident and ready to share and present ideas internally and externally
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Languages

  • Native Arabic Speaker
  • Fluent in English and Knowledge of French language is a plus
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IT Specialist- Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS)

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible IT Specialist to join our founding team. Duties of the IT Specialist include keeping ARPS’ IT infrastructure and network environment up-to-date and fully operational, maintaining existing software & hardware and managing all required upgrades and performing web development services. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

 

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

IT Support & Administration

  • Provide technical support across the organization
  • Assist staff in setting up systems and resolving issues
  • Set up new users' accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
  • Respond in a timely manner to service issues and requests
  • Repair and replace equipment as necessary
  • Install and configure computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Perform daily IT tasks as assigned

Infrastructure Monitoring and Management

  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Maintain network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting network problems, and escalating problems to vendors
  • Maintain existing software and hardware and manage required upgrades
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools, prioritizing monitoring, alerting, and routing of alerts for infrastructure and services
  • Install, configure and test infrastructure and network equipment and establish / maintain network connections as per requirements and specifications
  • Participate in the design of security centric network and infrastructure solutions
  • Perform programming system automation through scripting
  • Manage multiple vendors in the overall implementation of infrastructure projects
  • Coordinate with vendors to develop, test, evaluate, and install new hardware and software in addition to upgrades

     

    Web Development

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout, user interface, and back-end by using standard programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, and API's and other programming frameworks and languages such as PhP, .Net, Python, ruby, Java, etc.
  • Coordinate with the creative team and web designers to match visual design intents, implement them, and publish content to the website
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, monitoring expanding, and scaling the ARPS site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Document all web applications including user and technical guides

Qualifications and Skills

Experience & Education

  • 5+ years of experience in technology engineering and 3+ years of experience in successful network troubleshooting
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering, electronic engineering or a similar discipline

Skills

  • Knowledge of server architecture, server-side frameworks and programming languages (e.g. python, ruby, php, Java, ASP, ASP.NET) and database systems such as SQL and Oracle
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. MCITP, CCNP, VCP, etc.) are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Languages

  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of Arabic and French is a plus
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Maintenance Supervisor

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 “maintenance in the Administration Department.

 

Duties:

  1. Coordinating and supervising the maintenance work assigned by the maintenance engineer as per the time and quality required.
  2. Follow up the execution of preventive maintenance program for all assets of the building.
  3. Follow up safety and security with all the means of protection, control, cleaning according to the approved policies and procedures.
  4. Coordination with the supervisors of other departments in the joint works (such as meetings, procurement and Network).
  5. Comprehensive inspection of the building and its equipment according to the program set by the maintenance engineer.
  6. Find solutions and repair assets in the field of air conditioning, electricity, carpentry, plumbing and others.
  7. Follow up all stored materials and spare parts and ensure the availability and proper storage.
  8. Report to the maintenance engineer about the previous points.

Qualifications:

1. Diploma in electromechanical maintenance or equivalent.
2. At least 5 years’ experience as maintenance supervisor.
3. Experience of at least 10 years in the maintenance of facilities.
4. Deep knowledge of maintenance methods and requirements.
5. High ability to manage tasks, resources and time.
6. Organizational skills, leadership and good communication skills.
7. High ability to note details and provide solutions.
8. High ability to work in Multi-tasks, under pressure and punctuality.
9. Good knowledge of computer programs (Ms.Word, Ms.Excel and Internet).
10. Fluent in Arabic and English, speaking and writing.
11. Preferable Arabic nationals.

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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Accountant- Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS)

Introduction

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible Accountant to join our founding team. Duties of the accountant include preparing, computing, managing, researching, and analyzing all accounting data, in order to provide quantitative information on performance, financial position, solvency, liquidity, and cash flows of ARPS. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

Budgeting & General Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of professional accounting functions
  • Provide assistance in financial management and development of the annual budget
  • Prepare payments to suppliers, ensuring accuracy and appropriate approvals
  • Process monthly payroll, expense claims and final settlement of employees

Record-Keeping

  • Organize and maintain ARPS financial records
  • Maintain accuracy of general, revenue, and expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial system
  • Update and track accounts receivable including invoice creations and collections
  • Perform all required reconciliations, filing and documentation of applicable taxes
  • Maintain and track fixed asset inventory control records
  • Reconcile financial ledgers and records
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Prepare and validate daily, monthly, and other periodic journal entry bookings closing and bank reconciliations in an accurate and timely nature

Audit & Oversight

  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls
  • Comply with financial and legal requirements by understanding relevant legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions
  • Review and audit all accounts payable, purchase orders, cash receipts, business licenses, payroll, utility billing, and other accounting records and transactions

Reporting

  • Prepare financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers and supporting schedules; research and resolve discrepancies
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and other periodic and internal reporting requirements under IFRS / GAAP including Profit Loss Statement, Cash flows and Balance Sheet
  • Prepare monthly management accounts
  • Participate in the year-end audit; compile and prepare supporting schedules, work papers, and financial reports as requested by auditors

Qualifications and Skills

Experience & Education

  • 3+ years of experience as an accountant
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in accounting, finance or a similar field

Skills

  • Experience in accounting principles, corporate finance, financial reporting, budget preparation and financial record keeping
  • Experience with local accounting laws and regulations
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CMA, CIMA) are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Languages

  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of Arabic and French is a plus

     

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Communications Specialist- Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS)

Introduction

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible Communications Specialist to join our founding team. Duties of the Communications Specialist include planning, implementing and managing all media & public relations, content creation and digital activities for the ARPS’ project. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

Communications

  • Oversee and hold accountability for the overall communications operations
  • Develop annual Communication Plan across digital, PR and campaign streams to govern ARPS public relations and media interaction activities in coordination with ARPS Leadership
  • Manage agency selection process including reviewing and evaluation of proposals and assisting ARPS Leadership Team in selecting and approving PR & Communication and other supporting outlets/ agencies
  • Assist in the execution of ARPS media activities in coordination with external strategic communications partners agencies and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)
  • Continuously measure and evaluate all communication management and execution processes strive for cost effectiveness and continuous improvement
  • Perform any other related office administration functions and tasks as assigned

PR & Media

  • Manage relationships with and performance of media, PR & Communication and other relevant agency partners
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of section systems, processes and practices taking into account international best practice, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement
  • Develop professional relationships with local and international newspapers, television channels and other media communications partners
  • Maintain a database of journalists and media representatives locally and internationally and ensure regular updating of the database
  • Identify, buy and oversee media buying process including advertising
  • Draft guidelines and templates for all external communication activities
  • Manage the production and execution of all PR & Media communications activities including speeches, press kits, press interviews and press conferences
  • Assist in coordinating conferences and other media events organized by ARPS to increase the visibility of the system
  • Issue media releases (e.g. articles, press releases) on behalf of ARPS in English, Arabic, French or any other languages and advise on the accompanying pictures, videos, animations and graphics
  • Support crisis communication activities through assisting in the development of specific scenario-based crisis response plans and providing critical communications assistance during crises
  • Advise on latest tools, metrics and techniques, trends and best practices for media relations
  • Conduct industry related research to develop content that will help ARPS deliver its intended message through media campaigns and other individual communication activities
  • Manage incoming queries and prepare responses to questions posed by the media, individuals or other external parties to ARPS leadership
  • Analyze and assess reports on the performance of all online marketing campaigns (e.g. traffic volume evolution, sales conversion rate etc.) in order to ensure visibility on their return on investment

Digital & Creative

  • Create ideas that can be used across various platforms to support campaigns
  • Design basic digital assets based on ARPS branding guidelines
  • Prepare design plans and ARPS website structure
  • Design ARPS website, sample pages, and content
  • Collaborate with web developers to build and test ARPS website
  • Conceptualize, design, and produce digital material in line with design principles and esthetics
  • Maintain the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards
  • Main appearance of digital platforms and supervise content published on them by enforcing content standards
  • Design and develop digital layouts, graphics, animation and videos
  • Design, build and maintain our social media presence and social media updates

Qualifications and Skills

Experience & Education

  • 5+ years of experience in journalism, graphic design, communications and/or public relations
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in marketing communications, journalism, media, public relations or a similar discipline

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in digital media engineering, visual communication and design
  • Proficient in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.
  • Proficient in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.
  • Proficient in common content management solutions
  • Working knowledge of media and public relations management
  • Creative thinking with an impressive conceptual outlook and ability to produce original ideas
  • Multiple disciplined, dynamice and ready to embrace multiple roles required
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Confident and ready to share and present ideas internally and externally
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Languages

  • Native Arabic Speaker
  • Fluent in English and Knowledge of French language is a plus
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IT Specialist- Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS)

Introduction

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible IT Specialist to join our founding team. Duties of the IT Specialist include keeping ARPS’ IT infrastructure and network environment up-to-date and fully operational, maintaining existing software & hardware and managing all required upgrades and performing web development services. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

Job Responsibilities

IT Support & Administration

  • Provide technical support across the organization
  • Assist staff in setting up systems and resolving issues
  • Set up new users' accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
  • Respond in a timely manner to service issues and requests
  • Repair and replace equipment as necessary
  • Install and configure computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Perform daily IT tasks as assigned

Infrastructure Monitoring and Management

  • Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
  • Maintain network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting network problems, and escalating problems to vendors
  • Maintain existing software and hardware and manage required upgrades
  • Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools, prioritizing monitoring, alerting, and routing of alerts for infrastructure and services
  • Install, configure and test infrastructure and network equipment and establish / maintain network connections as per requirements and specifications
  • Participate in the design of security centric network and infrastructure solutions
  • Perform programming system automation through scripting
  • Manage multiple vendors in the overall implementation of infrastructure projects
  • Coordinate with vendors to develop, test, evaluate, and install new hardware and software in addition to upgrades

     

    Web Development

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout, user interface, and back-end by using standard programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, and API's and other programming frameworks and languages such as PhP, .Net, Python, ruby, Java, etc.
  • Coordinate with the creative team and web designers to match visual design intents, implement them, and publish content to the website
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, monitoring expanding, and scaling the ARPS site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Document all web applications including user and technical guides

Qualifications and Skills

Experience & Education

  • 5+ years of experience in technology engineering and 3+ years of experience in successful network troubleshooting
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering, electronic engineering or a similar discipline

Skills

  • Knowledge of server architecture, server-side frameworks and programming languages (e.g. python, ruby, php, Java, ASP, ASP.NET) and database systems such as SQL and Oracle
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. MCITP, CCNP, VCP, etc.) are preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Languages

  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of Arabic and French is a plus

     

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Executive Assistant (Arab Regional Payment System-ARPS)

1-Introduction:

As the implementation phase of the Arab Regional Payment System (ARPS) project picks up momentum, we are looking for a responsible Executive Assistant to join our founding team. Duties of the Executive Assistant include providing support to ARPS Implementation Team, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities. This position will report to ARPS Project Director.

In this context, the following sections detail the main qualifications, skills and responsibilities related to this position:

2-Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative support to ensure daily operations are maintained in an effective up to date and accurate manner
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support including typing and data entry
  • Maintain contact lists of internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide general support to staff and visitors
  • Answer general phone inquiries
  • Screen and direct phone calls and inquires to the appropriate staff members
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Prepare and modify email, correspondence memos, letters, reports, presentations and faxes
  • Schedule appointments and arrange business meetings, telephone screening and e-mail correspondences
  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Help in coordinating events, including conferences, workshops and executive meetings
  • Book travel arrangements for executive and staff members
  • Assist ARPS’ HR function by keeping personnel records up to date and arranging interviews
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Develop and maintain the contract database
  • Develop and maintain an electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers
  • Coordinate office maintenance work, when required
  • Supervise cleaning crew and cleanliness of office space
  • Prepare and monitor invoices
  • Conduct basic bookkeeping activities to ensure that expenditure is kept within the assigned budget
  • Uphold ARPS office policies and procedures
  • Perform any other related office administration functions and tasks as assigned

3-Qualifications and Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience with at least 2 years working in an administrative, HR, or secretarial role
  • Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in Business Administration, Public Relations, Human Resources, Communications, or a similar discipline
  • Native Arabic Speaker (i.e. Arab national)
  • Fluent in English language; knowledge of French is preferable
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with ability to effectively communicate by telephone, face to face, email and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Working knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • Effective team player and excellent relationship building skills with ability to demonstrate a high level of discretion and positive attitude with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidential/sensitive information and professionalism
  • Flexibility and readiness to work beyond regular working hours and as required

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Web Designer & Developer

Position Summary

The Web Designer & Developer, reports to the Chief, IT Division within the Finance and IT Department at the Arab Monetary Fund.  The web designer & developer is responsible for the design, layout and coding of AMF website and AMF Web Applications. He/She is involved with the technical and graphical aspects of a website - how the site works and how it looks. He/She is also involved with the maintenance and update of an existing website and Intranet.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform hands-on activities for the complete application development cycle for AMF website projects: Perform requirement gathering/ design/ development/ customization/ test/ implementation tasks for web content management systems such as Drupal, following best practices and standards, product roadmap and translate user requirements into systems specifications.

  • Provide first level maintenance, enhancement, and troubleshooting support for web content management and hosting system/applications.

  • Perform enhancement and customization to implemented solutions, as and when required.

  • Run and analyze QA tests.

  • Provide administration/management and monitoring support for all web applications.

  • Provide support on installation, configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of the content management systems, website hosting environment, log analytics tool/software management, website search software/tool, and website security management software/tool.

  • Preparation and maintenance of documentation: Ensure necessary technical documentation for tools and modules is in place. Prepare application documentation, update procedures and processes as necessary. Measure and periodically report on key performance indicators.

  • Research, evaluation of new technologies: Conduct research and make recommendations on web tools/software and services for external-facing websites; Assist in tools/software selection and vendor evaluations.

Success Factors

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Systematic, with a strong eye for detail.

  • Can work quickly, accurately and to deadlines.

  • Able to build and maintain effective internal and external relationships.

  • Strong team worker and communicator.

  • Able to cope with changing priorities, often at short notice, and work well under pressure.

  • Proactive and solutions-based attitude.

  • High levels of motivation, professionalism and resilience.

  • keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the business environment

  • be aware of international web standards and protocols

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science from a recognized university.

  • At least five years work experience of developing web systems with Drupal and other PHP-based implementations, JavaScript, SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL or other flavours), Node.js

  • Expert understanding of Drupal’s code structure, module architecture, and theming components.

  • Expertise in authoring and extending Drupal modules.

  • Experience in Advanced site-building including deep familiarity with Drupal multisite, Drupal Modules CTools, Views, Features, and Feature Overrides.

  • Experience using Drush commands, maintenance scripts, and a web-based repository such as GitHub

  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery, and RSS technologies

  • Proficiency in PHP, PHP files and theme functions, Drupal theme layer, Apache, MySQL, the Linux Shell and have experimented with various JavaScript frameworks.

  • Ability to design enterprise Drupal solutions, with consideration for data, display, and information architecture, and to create RSS feeds for Digital Signage.

  • Experience with Pingdom or other site monitoring service.

  • Experience with Google Analytics, campaign management, and tagging.

  • Must have a strong understanding of UI cross-browser compatibility general web functions and standards.

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Familiar with the agile development methodology.

  • Arab National.

  • Arabic and English Language skills are a must, French is an advantage.

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Investment Process Development Specialist

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is an 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 an “Investment Process Development Specialist” in the Investment Department

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

This position reports directly to the Director, Investment Department and coordinates with other organizational units in performing its primary duties and responsibilities which are as follows:

  1. 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.
  2. Conduct quantitative analysis and modeling including development of new models, analytic processes or systems approaches, such as attribution and risk calculations.
  3. Interact with the Investment department team members to understand and document their needs for process and systems changes and improvements.
  4. Communicate with the IT Division staff for the design, development and implementation of any requested systems and models and participate in user acceptance testing of new enhancements.
  5. Propose new technological and business processes in response to internal or external regulatory requirements.
  6. Work closely with the team responsible for monitoring investment risks to enhance risk monitoring, identification and reporting.
  7. Assist in performing analysis on performance attribution, stress testing and other activities and reporting requirements at the request of the Investment Director.
  8. Any other assigned duties.

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

  1. A Master's degree from an accredited university within Investment or Finance or Process Management or Quantitative Focus.
  2. Professional qualifications such as CFA and or CIPM is an added value.
  3. Command of Arabic and English is a must, French is an asset.
  4. Knowledge of financial markets, products and risk calculations.
  5. Portfolio modelling specification and implementation of asset management systems supported by relevant background of operations. An applied understanding of Value at Risk (VaR) and its use in risk management is a plus.
  6. Advanced desktop technology skills such as Excel and PowerPoint is a must, Bloomberg skills are a plus.
  7. No less than five years of relevant experience in investments and related process improvement, quantitative analytics, modeling and asset management systems as specifications and implementations, with reputed financial institutions.

 The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with applicable employment policy.

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Database Administrator

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 applications from qualified candidates for the position of Database Administrator.

 Specific duties and responsibilities:

• Install, configure and upgrade database serves

• Plan and review database storage requirements

 • Manage and implement patches and fixes to database

• Convert / migrate data across system

 • Design and implement necessary modifications to enable databases accommodate newly introduced structures or changes

 • Comply with standards and policies and procedures

• Maintain database integrity and security

• Manage database users and responsibilities

• Monitor growth and health of database and tune their performance

• Support development team and other users in relevant issues

• Plan and manage database availability

• Define and implement database backup policies

• Manage database archives • Restore database when necessary

• Generate relevant reports

Skills:

  • Character:
  • Innovative
  • Focused and energetic
  • Responsible.
  • Positive attitude
  • Committed Disciplined
  • Growth potential

 Qualifications:

 • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or other related business specialization from a reputed university is a must. Preference for Master’s degrees, and or professional qualifications in Oracle products.

 • No less than ten years of solid relevant experience mainly in database and systems administration in Oracle environment and applications for banking, investments, statistics, and HR preferably in financial organizations. Skills: • An employee in this job classification is expected to have adequate communication skills and technical expertise to engage and cooperate with operations and development teams.

 • The database administrator is also expected to enable and support development and maintenance teams in relevant database activities.

 • Ability to provide technical advice and participate in departmental and organization wide studies and research to assist in planning, coordinating, evaluating and implementing IT projects as the need arises.

 • Good command of Arabic and English.

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

 

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HVAC Maintenance Technician

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 “HVAC Maintenance Technician” in order to contribute in Plan, program and execute preventive & corrective maintenance and running repairs of HVAC.
Responsibilities:
  • Performing preventative maintenance as per the PPM program on HVAC systems, Diesel Generators, Plumping and Firefighting systems.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing of Chillers, AHU, FCU, Split, Exhaust Fans, Pump and Electrical Panels.
  • Carpentry and ironmongery.
  • Maintaining inventory of all equipment and spare parts.
Minimum Requirements Criteria:
  • Preferred Arab national, Maximum 45 years.
  • Diploma in Electromechanical, Mechanical, HVAC or equivalent, with minimum 5 years of experience in high-rise building maintenance activities.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Good communication skills.
The fund offers competitive terms of service in accordance with the applicable employment policy, which includes tax free salary, housing allowance, furniture, air tickets, education allowance, and life & medical insurance.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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Economist-Economic Policy Institute

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which aims at laying the groundwork for Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in the Arab countries.

The AMF wishes to appoint an "Economist/Senior Economist" to work for its Economic Policy Institute. The Institute organizes training courses, workshops and seminars in areas vary between macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, the financial sector issues, economic reforms policies and investment, and other specialized topics for the benefit of the AMF's Member States.

 

 Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Preparation of training materials and workshops organized by the Institute.
  • Participation in teaching and lecturing.
  • Conduct research on issues related to the AMF's main objectives.

 

Qualifications and practical experience required:

  • PhD in economics from a recognized American or European university, focusing on the following topics: macroeconomic policies, financial sector issues and prudential policies, finance, and econometrics.
  • The applicant must have published research in refereed scientific journals.
  • At least two years of experience in the same fields.
  • Fluency in speaking, writing and reading in both Arabic and English.
  • Good knowledge in using computer applications, as well as econometrics and statistics software packages

 

The Fund provides the incumbent with a competitive package in accordance with the Fund's employment policy, which includes salary, house allowance, furniture, travel tickets, contribution to children's education expenses and medical and life insurance.

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Financial sector specialist/ Senior Financial Sector Specialist "Financial Infrastructure and Payment Systems"

Arab Monetary Fund is a regional Arab financial institution based in Abu Dhabi, with the mission to lay the monetary foundation of Arab economic integration and to accelerate the process of economic development of its member countries. In this context, the AMF supports banking and financial sector development in the Arab States and provide assistance towards its integrity and efficiency. Moreover, the AMF carries out and acts as a technical secretariat for the Council of Arab Ministers of Finance, the Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Authorities’ Governors as well as for its sub-committees and task forces.

The AMF is seeking experienced candidates to fill the position of "Financial Sector Specialist" focusing on Financial Infrastructure and Payment Systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the AMF’s strategy in relation with financial sector development programs and initiatives, including enhancing access to finance and financial services through effective financial market infrastructure.
  • Support the implementation and follow-up activities of financial market infrastructure development initiatives in the Arab countries.
  • Prepare programs to provide technical support to the Arab countries in developing financial sector in the capital markets areas in general, and in financial market infrastructure in particular.
  • Contribute to the implementation of various programs and activities related to the development and financial market infrastructure, jointly conducted with IFIs.  
  • Participate in the follow-up of the financial market infrastructure projects.  
  • Participation in the work of various committees and task forces, in which AMF acts as a technical Secretariat, such as the Arab Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, and the Arab Committee on Credit Information.
  • Contribute to various activities, studies and events carried out by the AMF within the framework of its financial sector development mandate.
  • Conduct studies and research papers in the financial sector

Selection Criteria: 

  • Arab country’s citizen.
  • Minimum of a master’s degree from reputed university in economic, finance, Business development, IT or other related fields.
  • Relevant experience in similar fields of work not less than 5 years in the Central Banks, preferably with the departments of payment and settlement systems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of international principles, especially the principles of financial market infrastructure (PFMIs).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of new financial technology such as Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain, their impact on traditional payment systems and their role in strengthening financial and banking sector.
  • Deepen knowledge in Cross-Border electronic payments Centers.
  • Deepen knowledge in Instant payments in small payments.
  • Deep knowledge in capital market payment infrastructure systems.
  • Deep knowledge on Digital and risk of Cyberattacks on Payment Systems.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is essential; fluency in French is highly desirable.
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills, including usage of Microsoft Office applications and ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrates ability to carry out research and analytical tasks.    
  • Have published research and studies.
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Deputy Director, Finance And Computer Department

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Economist/Senior Economist -Economic & Technical Department

 

The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) is a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which aims at laying the groundwork for Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic and social development in the Arab countries.

 

The AMF is seeking well-qualified and experienced "Economist/Senior Economist" to join its Economic and Technical Department.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

•   Conducting research and preparing reports related to Economic and Financial topics.

•   Preparing and presenting lectures related to Economic and Financial sectors.

 

Qualifications and practical experience required:

 

•   PhD degree in economics, Finance, quantitative methods or related field, from reputed university.

•   The position requires at least five years’ experience for the post of "Economist" and 10 years for the post of "Senior Economist".

•   Great knowledge in statistics, econometrics and modeling especially in the economic forecasting.

•   The applicant must have published research in refereed scientific journals having an impact factor, in Monetary policy, Fiscal policy, Money markets, Foreign trade, Economic and financial reforms, Financial sector, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.

•   Great knowledge in dealing with computer applications, as well as econometrics and statistics software packages.

•   Fluency in speaking, writing and reading in both Arabic and English. Knowledge of French is preferable.

•   Computer literate.

 

The Fund provides the incumbent with a competitive package in accordance with the Fund's employment policy, which includes salary, house allowance, furniture, travel tickets, contribution to children's education expenses and medical and life insurance.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Senior Regulatory Compliance 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 Regulatory Compliance Officer” in the Treasury & Investment Department.

 

Job Purpose

 

Act as senior member of the External Portfolios and Analysis Division of the Treasury & Investment Department. Provide a first line of support and assistance to the Treasury and Investment Department in handling inquiries regarding regulatory issues and tax matters. Assist the department in negotiating legal terms with external managers and banks. Act as a liaison with the AMF Legal Department, where necessary.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Document and communicate key relevant regulatory developments internally.

  • Devise systems and processes to monitor regulatory matters.

  • Identify and analyze areas of potential risk from regulatory.  

  • Produce reports and presentations outlining findings, explaining risks positions and recommend changes.

  • Devise scenario analyses reflecting possible severe market events.

  • Develop contingency plans to deal with emergencies related to regulatory matters.

  • Identify and study the exposures to regulatory regimes and recommend improvements.

  • Communicate and negotiate with counterparties on ISDA, GMRA and CSA and other related agreements prior to submission to AMF Legal Department in order to maximize the benefits to the AMF.

  • Review investment guidelines to ensure compliance with Investment Policy of external portfolios.

  • Review subscription forms for funds of hedge funds and property funds.

  • Complete and submit self-certification forms as required by custodians and external bond managers, funds of hedge funds and property funds.

  • Review subscription forms for service providers.

  • Draft, assemble, and file original documentation and submission materials to regulatory authorities to ensure that all submissions are accurate, of high quality and well supported by literature and regulatory foundations, and are in conformance with appropriate statutes, regulations, and guidelines.

  • Track submissions to adequately respond to inquiries and requests.

  • Remain current on developments in field(s) of expertise, regulatory requirements, and industry trends.

  • Interpret and evaluate proposed regulations and advise on impact of such regulations on the business.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on international and domestic regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain regulatory intelligence through continuous monitoring of regulatory landscape; identify risks, mitigation, and resolution strategies.

  • Prepare reports to meet international regulations and reporting requirements.

  • Update relevant departmental procedures as required.

  • Ability to facilitate and provide leadership in interpreting regulatory standards and guidance in coordination with AMF Legal Department.

  • Ensure that AMF complies with regulations in markets in which it has exposures. 

  • Provide documents relating to AMF and other portfolios’ position on the status of AMF to counterparties upon request.

  • Ensure that appropriate exemptions are undertaken to minimize tax consequences of investment decisions.

  • Document and communicate key tax risks.

  • Devise systems and processes to monitor tax risks.

  • Identify and analyze areas of potential risk from tax perspective

  • Develop contingency plans to deal with emergencies related to tax matters.

  • Complete and submit the necessary tax forms in a timely manner.

  • Respond to various taxing authority notices.

  • Perform Tax research, as required.

  • Upkeep compliance and internal controls on tax matters.

  • Calculate tax liability, ensuring compliance is completed speedily and efficiently, and submitting tax returns and associated documents by the appropriate deadlines.

  • Create tax strategies for AMF.

  • Ensure that AMF complies with tax requirements in the markets in which it has exposures. 

  • Communicate the tax-exempt status of AMF and all other portfolios to relevant authorities.

  • Follow up and complete all necessary documents for tax and compliance as requested by various counterparties and regulators.

  • Maintain the tax-exempt status of AMF and other portfolios where applicable.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Law or Taxation from a reputable and recognized university.

  • Master degree in Law from a reputable university’s and /or professional qualification of CPA are a plus.

  • At least 7 years of experience in regulatory and tax affairs of an investment entity, supranational organization or bank.

 

Skills:

 

  • Able to implement and comply with policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Ability to work under pressure and plan for own work schedules and priorities.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and technically challenging environment.

  • Must be self-motivated and self-disciplined and able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.

  • Proficient in report writing skills.

  • Proficient knowledge of regulatory environment.

  • Proficient knowledge of Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) legislations.

  • Proficient in understanding of financial markets.

  • Good command of 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.

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Head, Systems Development Unit

Arab Monetary Fund is a Regional Arab Organisation, Founded in 1976, and has started operations in 1977. Member Countries (22) are: Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Somalia, Iraq, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania, Yemen, Comoros. 

Objectives
The fund aims at contributing to the achievement of the following objectives: 

1.Correcting disequilibria in the balance of payments of member States. 
2.Striving for the removal of restrictions on current payments between member States. 
3.Establishing policies and modes of Arab monetary co-operation. 
4.Rendering advice, whenever called upon to do so, with regard to policies related to the investment of the financial resources of member States in foreign markets. 
5.Promoting the development of Arab financial markets. 
6.Paving the way towards the creation of a unified Arab currency. 
7.Promote trade among member States.

 

Position Summary

The Head, Systems Development Unit, reports to the Chief, IT Division within the Finance and IT Department at the Arab Monetary Fund.  This is a key position responsible to support AMF’s IT strategic direction, and to lead the delivery of systems development and maintenance projects.

Strategy and Planning

  • Panning: Identify, prioritize and schedule projects to meet the IT planning objectives in coordination with the Chief, IT Division within the context of the IT strategy.  This responsibility includes setting up work plans and execution time schedule as well as defining the technical and personnel requirements and coordinating with external parties as required.
  • Budgeting:  Assist the Chief of IT Division in the development of the annual IT budgets in line with the overall IT strategy and businesses plans. Ensure all the related activities are carried out in compliance to the approved budget.
  • Resources:  Accomplishes system development unit operations human resource objectives by orienting, signing, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, appraising, and enforcing policies and procedures.

Development Unit Management

  • Supervision:  Supervise the planning and implementation of IT development initiatives aiming to an effective achievement of the unit objectives. Ensuring that unit operations are executed successfully and planned results are obtained.
  • Performance: Maximizing the performance of the unit.  Delegating appropriately and monitoring activities of subordinates.
  • Collaboration:  Build effective relationships both within and outside the IT Division. Foster effective team work, creating an environment so that subordinates can accomplish their assignments and responding to the needs of the AMF’s users.
  • Standards and procedures:  Establish and enforce IT processes, methodologies, standards and best practices. Communicate the requirements of operational procedures and instructions to subordinates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner.
  • Develop subordinates: Help them to maximize their contribution, challenging, empowering, keeps them engaged, be supportive, positive enabler and motivator.
  • Technology: Keep up to date with relevant technologies and implement the general executive plans and projects of developing the systems as per set strategies
  • Business knowledge:  Keep up to date with changes in activities and required business knowledge related to AMF core activities including investment, finance and lending operations.
  • Scheduling: Monitor the operations of the Systems Development Unit to meet planned targets and financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget of the unit; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions

Systems Development responsibilities

  • Feasibility studies:  Conduct feasibility studies for the application plans that require reengineering or updating.
  • Development:  Achieves system development unit operational objectives by maintaining current systems; evaluating, recommending, testing and installing new technology; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and AMF standards; resolving problems; completing audits; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Maintenance:  Develop work processes for effective maintenance and of the internally and externally developed or acquired applications.
  • User needs:  Determines IT service requirements by analyzing needs of users/departments; prioritizing modifications to core system applications; resolves organizational conflict; developing and implementing documentation requirements for problem resolution.
  • Quality:  Improves quality results by evaluating and upgrading processes; directing changes.
  • System solutions:  Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Specifications: Define the work requirement description for the application that are set to be developed in coordination with the using parties.  Protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Testing:  Provide test and installation support by guiding users on testing the systems as part of the system approval process and training the users on the existing and new systems.
  • Documentation:  Assist subordinates in the Development and implementation of IT user manuals for the users and operational unit to facilitate effective maintenance of all IT systems and units.
  • Support: Provide support to the operation unit in providing user friendly operational environment for the internally developed applications.

Position Requirements

  • A Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science. Relevant training or a higher professional certification in IT projects management or systems development.
  • Minimum 16 years if BS and 10 years if MS and relevant engagement in IT development projects with particular strength in Oracle and systems design.
  • In-depth understanding of Business IT technologies.
  • Experience with ERP, oracle environments is a must
  • Relevant skills in IT strategy and planning, business analysis, systems design, applications development, database management, and IT security
  • Arabic and English Language skills are a must
  • Effective ability in working under pressure and planning for own and others’ work schedules and priorities. 
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Accountant

Arab Monetary Fund is a Regional Arab Organisation, Founded in 1976, and has started operations in 1977. Member Countries (22) are: Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Tunisia, Algeria, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Somalia, Iraq, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania, Yemen, Comoros. 

Objectives
The fund aims at contributing to the achievement of the following objectives: 

1.Correcting disequilibria in the balance of payments of member States. 
2.Striving for the removal of restrictions on current payments between member States. 
3.Establishing policies and modes of Arab monetary co-operation. 
4.Rendering advice, whenever called upon to do so, with regard to policies related to the investment of the financial resources of member States in foreign markets. 
5.Promoting the development of Arab financial markets. 
6.Paving the way towards the creation of a unified Arab currency. 
7.Promote trade among member States.

Start date:  Urgent

Duties:

  • Understand business transactions of the organization and prepare relevant accounting entries using computerized business and accounting systems.
  • Comply with applicable accounting policies and procedures and pronouncements of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Engage in continuous update of accounting procedures and internal controls
  • Contribute to improving the functionality and reporting of computerized business and accounting systems.
  • Analyze and investigate accounting transactions prepare periodic financial statements and various performance and budgeting reports.
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices.

Character

  • Focused and energetic
  • Responsible
  • Positive attitude
  • Committed
  • Disciplined
  • Growth potential

Education

  • Solid intermediate and secondary education
  • Bachelor degree with emphasis on Accounting or Finance from reputable university.
  • Pre ferably working towards a higher degree or formal financial management or accounting qualification (CPA, CMA).

Skills

  • Good communication skills in Arabic and English,
  • Professional working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, principally Excel and Word,
  • Good analytical skills,
  • Control awareness,
  • knowledge in the implementation of policies & procedures,
  • Understanding of International Accounting Standards,
  • Financial analysis and planning skills,
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Technical thinking and problem solving skills

Experience

  • Relevant accounting experience in disciplined working environment
  • Minimum 6 years if BS and 4 years if MS, or professional qualification.
  • Involvement in systems an procedures is a must
  • Working experience in Oracle based accounting applications or other systems is a plus
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Executive Secretary

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Publishing and Media Officer

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Editing and Translation Officer

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Chief, Treasury Division

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 “ Chief, Treasury Division ” in the Treasury & Investment Department.

Job Purpose:

Manage 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:

  • Achieve the treasury division objectives through managing performance, developing and motivating staff.
  • Initiate improvements to the treasury and investment policies and monitor the implementation of the relevant treasury policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of treasury activities.
  • Supervise the implementation of research ideas, investment tactics and strategies.
  • Manage the surplus liquidity through optimal deployment of funds within the framework of the Treasury policy, procedures and plans, and strengthen the financial positioning of the Fund through the effective management of treasury activities.
  • Monitor and plan daily cash flow of the investment funds for all portfolios to ensure adequate executions of assets and liabilities in line with investment plan.
  • Ensure that all portfolios managed by the Fund are in compliance with the approved investment policies and guidelines.
  • Monitor the AMF's portfolios through regularly reviewing the valuation, performance, characteristics and risk parameters relative to benchmarks in order to secure the timely identification of any potential discrepancies and rectify them.
  • Stay up-to-date with financial markets developments, in order to consider the implications of these markets movements on the Fund’s future investment activities and make informed decision regarding the allocation of the investment resources for the managed portfolios.
  • Select the appropriate investment opportunities through utilizing the analysis, research and due-diligence reports of investment management firms, banks and other external financial institutions in order to identify the appropriate investment allocation.
  • Contribute to building and managing effective business relationships with member countries to enhance the level and scope of business cooperation.
  • Manage the investments associated risks
  • Recommend continuous improvement to the division systems, processes and practices taking into account 'international best practice', changes in international standards and changes in the financial markets and business environment.

 

Qualifications and Practical Experience:

  1. Candidate should be of Arab origin.
  2. Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or investment Management from a reputable and recognized university.
  3. Master degree in Finance or investment Management. Professional qualification of CFA or equivalent from a recognized international institution is preferable. Professional dealing certificate is also an advantage.
  4. 12 years of experience in investment management with at least 5 years of experience at a similar level.

 

Skills:

  • Good knowledge in the implementation of policies & procedures
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Professional use of spread sheets and Bloomberg, Reuters and data services
  • Strong reports writing skills
  • Strong investment research and studies skills
  • Strong securities analysis and modeling Skills
  • Strong understanding of financial markets
  • Strong portfolio management skills
  • Strong credit Analysis skills
  • Strong risk Management 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.

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Deputy Director, Administration Department

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Statistician

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