Financial Sector Specialist - Financial Markets

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
Job role
The AMF is seeking to hire "Financial Sector Specialist- Financial Markets"

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the AMF’s strategy in relation to non-banking financial sector development programs and initiatives, including developing domestic markets in Arab countries.
  • Support the implementation and follow-up activities of the financial market’s development initiatives in the Arab countries.
  • Contribute to formulate technical assistance programs to the Arab countries in developing their domestic markets with focus on debt markets.
  • Conduct researches and working papers in the financial sector with focus on capital and debt markets, both traditional and Islamic.
  • Contribute to the implementation of various programs and activities related to the development of domestic markets in Arab countries, jointly conducted with IFIs.
  • Contribute to delivering training and workshops to the Arab regulatory & supervisory authorities.
  • Participation in the work of various committees and task forces, in which AMF acts as a technical Secretariat, such as the Arab Regional Fintech WG, the Financial Stability Task Force, as well as the Financial Inclusion Task Force.
  • Contribute to various activities, studies and events carried out by the AMF within the framework of its financial sector development mandate.

  • Selection criteria, Academic qualifications and experience required:
  • Arab country’s citizen.
  • A doctorate degree from a recognized university in the fields of economics or finance, or other related fields.
  • Relevant experience in similar fields of work of 5 years in capital market authorities, or any other relevant authorities such as ministries of economies, finance, central banks, or regional and international financial institutions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of international principles / guidelines and papers issued by the relevant standard setters such as IOSCO, IMF, WG, BIS, FSB, IFSB.
  • Deep knowledge of concepts related to domestic Capital and debt markets, in its conventional and Islamic versions.
  • Deep knowledge of domestic markets developments’ strategies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial markets legislations in the Arab countries
  • Demonstrates ability to carry out research and analytical tasks related to financial markets.
  • Have recently published refereed researches / articles in scientific reputed journals.
  • Fluent in Arabic, English, and French is plus.

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

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Similar jobs

    Similar jobs