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  • The OPEC Fund for International Development is a development finance institution established by the member countries of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to other developing countries.

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      1. Head of Outreach & Multimedia
      2. Country Manager (Latin America & the Caribbean Region)
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    Head of Outreach & Multimedia

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 15 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding&nbsp

    The Head of Outreach & Multimedia leads the development and implementation of stakeholder outreach and engagement strategies, drives the creation and optimization of press and multimedia planning, and manages the delivery of high-profile campaigns and events, to strengthen internal and external cooperation and maximize visibility in accordance with the OPEC Fund communication strategy.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Policy development and implementation

    • Leads the development and implementation of outreach and engagement strategies with a particular focus on raising awareness in member and partner countries, delivering high-quality media coverage and ensuring internal buy-in.
    • Leads the development and implementation of communication policies, including for safeguarding multimedia assets, managing internal and external websites and complying with data privacy policies.
    • Develops and implements an annual workplan and budget with clear, measurable targets.

    Content creation

    • Leads the preparation and delivery of tactical communications content (including corporate presentations and videos, press kits, investor communications, stakeholder testimonials and internal messaging)
    • Oversees the creation and distribution of press releases, multimedia and social media programming for internal and external channels.
    • Translates complex projects/policies/statements into content that matches the needs and awareness levels of target audiences.

    Stakeholder management and engagement

    • Builds and cultivates an extensive network of professional contacts and subject matter experts in member & partner countries, partner organizations and press.
    • Develops and implements annual content and event calendars to coordinate internal and external communications.
    • Develops and delivers annual plans for internal engagement, media coverage, organizational outreach, executive advocacy and speaking engagements.
    • Ensures communication support (including media training) is available to other departments.
    • Advises on crisis communications, working closely with the Communication Director/Senior Management and relevant staff to develop talking points.

    Leadership and direction

    • Leads a specialized outreach and multimedia team to deliver compelling, consistent and credible messaging in compliance with brand guidelines and information policies.
    • Supervises and mentors staff to ensure individual work as well as learning and development plans are established and met.
    • Drives digital innovation and advancements in communication practices and processes.


    • Establishes an effective data collection and analysis system to measure audience & press engagement, track partnership leads, evaluate performance, and optimize promotional efforts.
    • Manages on-and-offline communication channels, ensuring optimal performance and compliance with organizational policies.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Master’s degree in Media, Social Sciences, Journalism, International Development or related studies.
    • A minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience. Preferably, 5 years of experience within an international organization in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Fluent in English. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Media & digital communication expertise;
    • Extensive networking / CRM experience;
    • Robust project management and problem-solving skills;
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver results on deadline;
    • In-depth familiarity with global development landscape;
    • Cross-cultural management experience, sensitivity and respect for diversity.

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    Country Manager (Latin America & the Caribbean Region)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 2 – 3 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    In co-operation with the Regional Director, the Country Manager leads and oversees the identification, development, appraisal, approval and implementation of Public Sector projects.  The position contributes to the development of policies and strategies in the portfolio-countries and supports the achievements of the regional and departmental objectives and targets. The Country Manager is responsible for identifying and recommending options and solutions for the optimum deployment of financing resources in the portfolio-countries, including the development, implementation and monitoring of country operational strategies and business plans. Working together with the Regional Director, the Country Manager also leads and oversees relations with the portfolio countries and other relevant partners. 

    Policy development and implementation

    • Conducts regular assessments for assigned portfolio countries, to support the development of short-medium term strategies (3 year objectives) in coordination with the regional director, partners and other donors.
    • Coordinates the preparation of country operation strategies, country business plans, to support the achievement of the regional business plan.
    • Coordinates the implementation of the annual work plan for the assigned portfolio, in co-operation with the Regional Director, ensuring alignment with the regional and departmental objectives, targets and KPIs.
    • Coordinates work with the regional director, as well as other departments on project, strategy and policy related matters.

    Project cycle (Project development and processing)

    In tandem with the Regional Director the Country Manager:

    • Contributes to the identification of a pipeline of projects and identifies opportunities through partner outreach and project screening.
    • Supports the sourcing of new projects, and co-financing opportunities, by leveraging professional networks and relationships.
    • Evaluates financing opportunities, and provides support on the initial risk and financial assessments of the projects.
    • Participates in project appraisal, including technical, economic, and ESG analysis, as well as project administration design. 
    • Coordinates and supports the full project life cycle including project identification, preparation, concept and terms clearance, due diligence and appraisal, including interface with technical and loan committee, as well as management and the Governing Board.
    • Ensures that legal documentation is successfully concluded (loan signed and declared effective) in a timely manner through negotiations with Government and partners with the support of the legal counsel.
    • Supports project implementation, ensuring compliance with covenants, achievement of contract awards, and planned disbursements in order to achieve the envisaged project outcomes.
    • Contributes to the implementation of projects, in coordination with project management teams and executing agencies, developing practical and innovative solutions to facilitate implementation, resolve implementation problems, as well as incorporates lessons learnt into the project implementation framework.
    • Facilitates the procurement and disbursement processes for the project, insuring achievement of contract award, as well as successful disbursement.
    • Manages day to day project administration, including  providing support to the team responsible for disbursements and loan servicing (repayments), and coordinating with Loan Management and Risk Management

    Capacity Building, Knowledge Sharing and Supervision

    • Recommends and supports the implementation of individual annual work program and budget (AWPB) for the assigned countries, including proposed missions and trainings.
    • Contributes to institution building, and builds and shares knowledge through participation in task force groups and other meetings.
    • Participates and contributes to relevant learning activities for advocacy, and knowledge building.
    • Enters, updates and validates data/ information related to the assigned countries into the Management Information System (MIS/ SAP/ EDMS)
    • Coaches and supervises newly appointed analysts, and interns.
    • Performs ad hoc tasks assigned by Regional Director.

    Partners and Relationships Management

    • In cooperation with the Regional Director, maintains active relationships, and creates new partnerships with governments, executing agencies, partner institutions with the aim of expanding strategic partnerships in the portfolio countries.
    • Maintains and fosters relationships with governments’ authorities, and DFIs to maximize potential for co-financing and catalyzing resources from partners.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics/ Finance / Engineering or other relevant fields.
    • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience.
    • Preferably, 2-3 years of experience in an international development finance institution.


    • Good knowledge of procurement procedures and processes.
    • Demonstrable project management knowledge and skills.
    • Good understanding of developmental project appraisal skills and knowledge.
    • Demonstrable experience in socio-economic evaluation and impact analyses.
    • Fluent in English and a good working knowledge of Spanish is required.
    • Demonstrable ability to work in an international multi-cultural environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

    Method of Application

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