Regional Hub IT Officer Job Placements – Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Job Title:    Regional Hub IT Officer

Organisation: Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is a multi-lateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1973 by the Finance Ministers at the first Organisation of the Islamic Conference (now called the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) with the support of the king of Saudi Arabia at the time (Faisal), and began its activities on 20 October 1975.


Job Summary:  The Regional Hub IT Officer is a consultant position. The Regional Hub IT Specialist is responsible for implementing and supporting IT, and communications services within the Regional Hub and Field Representative offices to ensure consistent alignment to IT strategy and governance, meeting regional IT requirements and business needs, and alignment with enterprise architecture, including data, security, infrastructure, communications and application architectural components.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Continuously and proactively identify requirements for solutions, and implement, by himself or through working with external partners, the Regional Hub and Field Representative Office’s most appropriate IT infrastructure, communication solutions, business solutions, and office technology, ensuring adherence to IT strategy, policies, governance, objectives, alignment to region-specific guidance, and procedures, prevention from region-specific risks, as well as continuous improvement of services.
  • Provide 1st levels support for Regional Hub and Field Representative’s IT infrastructure, communication solutions, business solutions, and office technology to ensure business continuity. Escalate higher levels of issues to the Technology Operations team. For business solution escalate level 2 and above, for the rest escalate level 3.
  • Support other Regional Hub IT specialists in implementing and maintaining IT infrastructure, communication solutions, and office technology to fill the gap in resources where required, and coach his colleagues in his area of expertise.
  • Supervise the work of the regional IT service providers to ensure quality and timeliness of services and adherence to contractual commitments.
  • In collaboration with the IT Governance team, provide awareness, and ensure the adherence to IsDB policies and standards.
  • Contribute to training delivery and awareness to support adoption of IT services and business solutions.
  • Provide accurate and reliable regional-specific data related to IT projects, operations and budget spend, to ensure high quality reports base for decision making.
  • Continuously survey the market for new entrants and high-quality service providers, apply the IT procurement process from identification of regional IT service providers, preparation of requirements, request and evaluation of bids, vendor selection and contracting ensuring the choice of the best fit (Quality, Price) provider.
  • Plan and prepare the regional IT budget (OpEx and CapEx) for IT infrastructure, communications solutions, and office technology to ensure spending within approved limits.
  • Identify region-specific requirements for end-user IT training and awareness and coordinate with IMDT to develop and deliver the requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Regional Hub IT Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related fields or, Bachelor’s degree with CCNA or MCP
  • At least three years of experience in IT support and IT Infrastructure & Communications solutions management.
  • Knowledge and experience in IT service management based on industry standards such as ITIL and ISO 20000
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing and supporting IT Infrastructure, communications solutions and office technology management
  • Familiar with IT and security architecture and risk management principles and frameworks.
  • Languages: English (mandatory)


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Islamic Development Bank are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 3rd August 2021


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