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Government Relations Representative


  • Organization: IsDB - Islamic Development Bank
  • Location: Jeddah
  • Grade: Senior Executive level - Senior Executive
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Political Affairs
    • Democratic Governance
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2023-12-04

IDB3200 - Government Relations Representative

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Govt Relations Unit
Contract type: Conditional Regular (Indefinite) Employment
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 04-Dec-2023

Job Purpose:

This role is responsible for executing required official transactions and officially representing IsDB to Saudi Government Bodies and foreign embassies. This role is the interface point between official requirements processing related to permits, licenses, visas, official letters attestation etc. This also role provides support to diplomatic staff/visitors and VIP guests.

Key Accountabilities:

Government Relations Management
• Review requests for government relation services from IsDB staff for completeness and conformity with the Saudi Government and IsDB rules, policies and procedures.
• Advise IsDB staff on the required documentation, updated systems and rules to process required work.
• Process visas for IsDB staff and their eligible dependents.
• Issue Exit and re-entry visas for employees.
• Support the staff in their driving license issuance and renewal.
• Process various types of registrations required with government bodies.
• Track expiry dates of the residence permits of IsDB staff and their dependents and ensure timely renewal of the same.
• Process Visitor Visas for the family members & parents of IsDB staff.
• Process Visitor Visas for all visiting IsDB Officials.
• Assist in vehicle registration and renewals through the Traffic Department
• Assist in obtaining Haj Permit for the staff and family members.
• Provide Immigration Assistance, if required.

Administrative Support
• Communicate with foreign embassies and consulates based in Saudi Arabia on behalf of staff and ensure proper documentation.
• Support the diplomatic staff in specific requests related to official travels.
• Assist IsDB Group staff members in case of any car accident.
• Assist in the Police Clearance for various services.
• Provide ad-hoc support on any government related issue.

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

• Post High School Diploma.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in Government Relations, Public Relations or similar fields, preferably in a multi-lateral development bank.


  • English - Mandatory
  • Arabic - Mandatory
  • French - Preferred


HQ – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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