Financial Sector Specialist - Fintech

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

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the AMF’s strategy in relation to financial sector development programs and initiatives, including promoting Fintech ecosystem and enhancing digital financial services in Arab countries.
  • Support the implementation and follow-up activities of the initiatives in the Arab countries focusing on enhancing Fintech digital financial services and digital economy.
  • Contribute to formulate technical assistance programs to the Arab countries in developing their financial and banking sector with focus on Fintech and digital financial infrastructure.
  • Contribute to the implementation of various programs and activities related to fostering Fintech ecosystem 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 Inclusion Task Force, as well as Financial Stability Task Force.
  • Contribute to various activities in the financial sector with focus on Fintech and digital financial services.
  • Conduct researches and working papers, studies and events carried out by the AMF within the framework of its financial sector development mandate.
  • Supervisory skills in providing training courses for member countries in the area of Fintech.

  • 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.
  • Relevant experience in similar fields of work of 5 years in related regulatory & supervisory authorities such as central banks, relevant financial institutions, or regional and international financial institutions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of international principles / guidelines and papers issued by the relevant standard setters such as BIS, IMF, WG, FSB, Basel Committee, FSI, IFSB.
  • Deep knowledge of concepts related to Fintech such as digital transformation, digital ID and eKYC & CDD, digital payments systems, digital financial services, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), Artificial Intelligence, and cyber resilience.
  • Deep knowledge of Fintech standards and related financial legislations around the world.
  • Deep knowledge of risks related to Fintech activities, and hoe to mitigate those risks.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial, banking, and digital financial infrastructure legislations in Arab countries.
  • Have recently published refereed researches / articles in reputed scientific 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.

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