IDB2364 - Engage Platform Specialist

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: STI
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 17-Nov-2019


Science, Technology and Innovation


The role is to provide technical support to ensure proper implementation of the functions of the Engage Platform including information aggregation, contents search, online interaction, consulting, online education/training, contents delivery, and linkages with external related websites

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports the Engage Platform in terms of information/content and ensures continuous updates
  • Assists in promoting the Platform throughout the IsDB MCs and the international community
  • Follows up and monitors trends of international traffic to the IsDB website which will position IsDB to become a global think tank for all stakeholders
  • Assists in marketing the Platform to be used by government sectors, political party groupings, NPOs/NGOs, business organizations, universities and research institutions from MCs and Non-MCs.
  • Supports the promotion of the Platform globally for the policy makers and entrepreneurs to diffuse scientific knowledge, match different stakeholders, promote sustainable development, alleviate social problems, and to promote technology transfer between developing countries and developed countries


Academic qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in IT related fields


• English (Mandatory)
• Arabic (Preferred)
• French (Preferred)


Minimum number of years and nature of experience

• 5+ years of relevant experience in IT skills, backend systems, programming and website development.


Job Specific Competencies

 • MS Office
• Communication effectiveness (oral and written)
• Adaptability
• Analytical thinking
• Problem solving
• People management
• Responsiveness
• Project management
• Attention to detail
• Teamwork
• Business acumen
• Strategic planning


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia