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    Qatar Foundation

    Education, formation et bibliothèque
    Qatar - Doha
    Employeur (secteur privé)
    500 employés ou plus
    année de fondation:

    A propos de

    Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, chartered, nonprofit organization, founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar. Guided by the principle that a nation's greatest resource is the potential of its people, Qatar Foundation aims to develop that potential through a network of centers devoted to progressive education, research and community welfare.


    Through education and research, Qatar Foundation leads human, social, and economic development of Qatar; making Qatar a nation that can be a vanguard for productive change in the region and a role model for the broader international community.


    Qatar Foundation's mission is to prepare the people of Qatar and the region to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world and to make Qatar a leader in innovative education and research.

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    Job Purpose:

    • Develop & maintain a cost-effective corporate insurance program to address potential insurable risks in line with sound international practice and the overall governance and risk appetite of QF.

    Key Result Areas:

    • Manage, analyze, and evaluate QF's existing corporate insurance requirements
    • Monitor the success of the insurance program; evaluate potential scenarios and recommend changes to existing insurance strategies, policies, and methods in order to achieve continuous improvement
    • Establish, maintain, and manage relationships with external insurance providers & advisors to ensure that QF end users receive excellent service; design efficient processes directly between end users and insurance providers & advisors as possible and appropriate
    • Participate in technical negotiations regarding policy wording, premiums, and deductibles to ensure that QF's best interests are served
    • Work with external providers, as appropriate, to provide regular training and awareness sessions to end users across QF on the use of insurance as a way to transfer risks
    • Work with QF end users & stakeholders to ensure that requests for insurance are properly supported and approved by the appropriate authority before being incorporated in the QF Corporate Insurance Program
    • Communicate policy summaries and changes to QF end users & stakeholders in a timely manner
    • As required by management, explore all self-insurance options, including captive options, which could result in cost savings for QF
    • As directed, help develop and define insurance needs and acquire needed coverage (i.e., policy or program) as a risk treatment plan
    • Support the development of a strong risk-aware culture at QF by enhancing the level of awareness of Risk Champions and focal points on Risk Management (RM) and Insurance Programs; conduct research and help develop presentations in order to support the team in undertaking ad hoc RM activities
    • Other reasonable tasks as assigned by supervisor

    Operating Environment, Framework & Boundaries:

    • The majority of work is performed in a standard office environment, with occasional visits to stakeholders as well as to the scenes of incidents.

    Communications and Working Relationships:

    • Supervisor - frequent contact to provide updates and recommendations, and to receive guidance and approvals
    • QF stakeholders - contact as needed to discuss insurable risks and provide recommendations
    • QF Risk Manager - regular contact to report regarding risk transfer for insurable risks

    Problem Solving & Complexity

    • Evaluates different options when solving problems
    • Refrains from drawing conclusions in the absence of clear evidence, takes time to collect facts before developing a solution
    • Considers the medium term as well as immediate short-term impact of outcomes and actions
    • Demonstrates an awareness of the impact of preferred solution on other projects/ related problems
    • Abides by all QF policies and procedures, in particular the Risk, Insurance, Governance and Finance policies
    • Uses international risk and insurance standards as a guideline to review QF current practice and to provide advice on insurable risks to QF management

    Decision-Making Authority & Responsibility:

    • Accepts responsibility f accountability for own decisions and explains the rationale
    • Reviews available information in conjunction with interested parties and arrives at decisions by
    consensus judging degree of consultation needed to ensure commitment
    • Remains calm and resourceful when making difficult decisions, basing them on facts
    • Ensures decisions are taken by self and group after reviewing available information while exhibiting reasonable foresight

    Fonction: Administration Domaine de la société: Education, formation et bibliothèque Niveau de carrière: Expérimenté
    Job Purpose: To work as part of a decentralised team of Finance Business Partners in order to provide customer support across management accounts, financial planning and reporting, financial governance, risk management, accounting, and debtor / creditor review. To provide financial decision-making support to relevant stakeholders across the Foundation, with focus on driving value-adding improvement initiatives throughout financial policies and procedures. Key Result Areas: • To act as a Finance business partner and interface with stakeholders from the administration team on key financial issues• Assist on financial business support issues and inform on the decision-making process• Analyse and present financial and non-financial performance indicators with recommendations for improvement of systems, policies, and processes to enhance the business planning and delivery process• Interface with other key shared services providers such as HR, Procurement, and Support Services in order to identify issues, potential resolutions, and opportunities related to the area of support• Under the direction of the Senior Finance Business Partner, conduct the Annual Budget Setting exercise; coordinate with HR for workforce planning and the Strategic Planning Directorate for business planning to ensure a seamless end-to-end planning process• Conduct monthly financial performance review meetings and as required with the stakeholder team as well as with the Senior Finance Business Partner and Budgeting Manager; partake in the implementation of actions arising from these meetings• Assist with month-end and year-end close in collaboration with the central accounting team -review and management of I&E, trending (including accruals and pre-payments) and variance analysis, debtor / creditor review• Analyse variances, gather feedback from budget holders and explore potential options with budget holders and relevant management; make appropriate recommendations and advise of potential impact on the business• Conduct the quarterly financial forecasting process in order to highlight potential risks and improve the planning process• Assist the Senior Finance Business Partner with conducting necessary appraisal and research including analysis, and prepare recommendations and conclusions, in order to assist decision making with regards to new business ventures, partnerships agreements, contracts etc.• Process budget transfer requests• Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information in accordance with management guidance• Perform other tasks or duties as assigned by the supervisor, which may, from time to time, be assigned inclusive of (but not limited to) acting as stand in for other team members during periods of absence Operating Environment, Framework & Boundaries: • Majority of work is performed in multicultural, multinational office-based environment• Adherence to QF Policies and procedures is required• Must comply with QF health, safety and environment policies, procedures, legal regulations and objectives applicable to areas of responsibility to ensure that work is performed in a safe, healthy environmentally sound manner Communications & Working Relationships: • Regular contact with the budget holders, senior executives and their teams throughout the organisation• Work with Shared Service Teams to enhance the financial business planning output Problem Solving & Complexity: • Requires the capability to act upon challenging and complex tasksManagement information for a wide spectrum inclusive (but not limited to) regulatory, strategic planning, new ventures, feasibility analysis, etc.• Able to identify patterns and predict potential issues / opportunities to drive improvement Decision-Making Authority & Responsibility: • Works within well-established practices and guidelines but is encouraged to constantly seek opportunities for improvement• Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with the established policies and procedures• Work is subject to management control and review of results on completion
    Fonction: Comptabilité/Finance/Bancaires Domaine de la société: Education, formation et bibliothèque Niveau de carrière: Expérimenté
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