Arab Monetary Fund

Senior Financial Sector Specialist - FinancialInfrastructure and Payment Systems (BB-AED23)

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Job Role: Senior Financial Sector Specialist- Financial Infrastructure and Payment Systems

Duties &Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the AMF’sstrategy in relation with financial sector development programs andinitiatives, including enhancing access to finance and financialservices through effective financial marketinfrastructure.
  • Support the implementation andfollow-up activities of financial market infrastructure developmentinitiatives in the Arab countries.
  • Prepareprograms to provide technical support to the Arab countries indeveloping financial sector in the capital markets areas ingeneral, and in financial market infrastructure inparticular.
  • Contribute to the implementationof various programs and activities related to the development andfinancial market infrastructure, jointly conducted with IFIs. 
  • Participate in the follow-up of thefinancial market infrastructure projects.  
  • Participation in the work of various committees and taskforces, in which AMF acts as a technical Secretariat, such as theArab Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, and the ArabCommittee on Credit Information.
  • Contribute tovarious activities, studies and events carried out by the AMFwithin the framework of its financial sector developmentmandate.
  • Conduct studies and research papersin the financial sector


  • Arab country’s citizen.
  • Minimum of a master’s degree from reputeduniversity in economic, finance, Business development, IT or otherrelated fields.
  • Relevant experience in similarfields of work not less than 5 years in the Central Banks,preferably with the departments of payment and settlementsystems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge ofinternational principles, especially the principles of financialmarket infrastructure (PFMIs).
  • Comprehensiveknowledge of new financial technology such as Distributed LedgerTechnology and Blockchain, their impact on traditional paymentsystems and their role in strengthening financial and bankingsector.
  • Deepen knowledge in Cross-Borderelectronic payments Centers.
  • Deepen knowledgein Instant payments in small payments.
  • Deepknowledge in capital market payment infrastructuresystems.
  • Deep knowledge on Digital andrisk of Cyberattacks on PaymentSystems.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English isessential; fluency in French is highly desirable.
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills, includingusage of Microsoft Office applications and ability to write clearlyand concisely.
  • Demonstrates ability to carryout research and analytical tasks.   
  • Have publishedresearch and studies.

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