Global Lead Procurement Officer, Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Lead, monitor and coordinate IDB project procurement related activities and performance across the regional hubs in-order to ensure effective compliance to procurement guidelines for successful implementation of approved projects across the Regional Hubs.

Job Requirements:
Academic qualifications
Master degree in Engineering or related field or business administration

Languages
English (mandatory)
French & Arabic (preferred)

Minimum number of years and nature of experience
10+ years of experience in related fields of project procurement associated with the project cycle of MDBs.
Minimum exposure of 3 years with similar MDBs’ procurement.
Minimum exposure of 2 years in project management.

Job specific competencies
Bank Knowledge
Adaptability
Country Portfolio Assessment
Project Risk Assessment and Evaluation
Policies and Procedures
Project management
Motivation to learn and share
International and multicultural collaboration
Communication & partnership
Teamwork

Key Accountabilities:

Policies, Processes & Procedures
Provide significant input and recommendation in the development of procurement policies and procedures based on the Member Countries’ needs, IDB Group priorities and observed trends among similar MDBs.

Project Procurement Management
lead and expand Advisory function by the development, updating of project procurement related policies & procedures and their harmonization with other MDBs and trends observed in the project procurement sector.
Develop, enhance and manage Project Procurement Compliance and Oversight Function across regional hubs.
Provide facilitation and implementation support to the project procurement officers across regional hubs by contributing in internal procurement review processes to ensure quality at entry and exit.
Lead and monitor procurement related activities for regional hubs in-order support the elaboration of concept notes, and for the preparation, appraisals and supervision of projects.
Participate in the approval of award recommendations for the procurement of goods and works and for the selection of consultants, in line with the delegation of authority matrix and threshold limits set in the Procurement Threshold Document, including for procurement documents.
Contribute to the capacity development of key stakeholders in project procurement and delivery over the project cycle of the Bank.
Lead the review of specific integrity cases across regional hubs and the complaint handling mechanism of the IDB’s project procurement.
Provide significant input in the elaboration and development of training programs for staff of the country program complex, executing agencies and PMUs.

Customer Service
Lead the resolution of procurement issues form various stakeholders specially related to complaints as per the guidelines and procedures in-order to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all interactions with stakeholders.

Reporting
Oversee the preparation of periodic briefs on procurement related issues for the Operations Complex in-order to ensure concerned parties are briefed regularly on project activities.

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