The Policy Development Officer will operate as an advisory role and will be concerned with the guiding rules and principles of Saudi Government Departments. Reviewing, developing, and implementing policies and strategies for their assigned area. Responsibilities vary according to project requirements, but can include:
- Working with the team to identify and develop key policy areas
- Assembling, interpreting, and analyzing information
- Briefing partners and other external organizations
- Providing regular updates
- Working effectively with other stakeholders
Initial project is for 6 months, but can be extended upon successful completion of probation period and ongoing work opportunities. Working hours will be 48 hrs per week and salary will be circa 40k to 50k (Sar/Month), depending upon experience, and inclusive of accommodation travel and car allowance.
Minimum of 8 years of experience and 3rd level education is a must, professional recognition preferred. A relevant degree is desirable, and most graduates entering this field will need a first degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject area, such as:
- Economic research
- Public administration
- Social work
- Social policy
- Policy studies
Candidates will require an in-depth understanding of multi-level democracy, public policy in the KSA (or Middle East) further afield), and how public policy is formulated. This should include relevant experience in government departments through PMO with specific reference to financial strategy development.