Risk Management Officer

at The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 11, 2020
Category Management
Job Type Contract
Currency UGX

Description

RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER- 1 POSITION
Reporting to the Principal Risk Management Officer, the successful candidate shall be required to
perform the following duties;

  • Review and assess inherent risks within new processes and systems and make relevant recommendations to the supervisor
  • Monitor compliance with internal policies and procedures and report breaches with appropriate recommendations to the supervisor
  • Review existing processes and system to identify risk exposures and recommend appropriate mitigation measures
  •  In conjunction with risk-owners, participate in control self-assessment and track implementation of action points for control weaknesses
  • Undertake sensitization/training of staff on operational risk control
  • Record in a database, all incidents reported from operational areas of UNBS and prepare periodic and ad hoc incident reports; analyzing the causes and recommending appropriate control measures
  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc operational risk reports as advised by the supervisor
  •  Monitor developments in the environment & identify potential risk exposures to UNBS
  • Develop appropriate tools for monitoring operational risk exposures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  •  The applicant for the UNBS Risk Management Officer job opportunity should hold an Honours Degree in BBA, B.COM, B. Economics or related fields from a recognized University/Institution
  • Possession of relevant professional qualifications such as Certified Risk Management Professional as added advantage
  • Two years of working experience in a busy business organization or professional services firm, preferably in Risk/Audit/Operations departments.
  • Be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications
  • The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
  • Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills.
  • Age: Between 25 and 35 years

The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.

Applying Instructions

Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;

  1. Please follow the link thus; https://hrm.unbs.go.ug/jobs/apply
  2. Use your email address for registration
  3. Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  4. Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  5. Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  6. No hand delivered applications will be received

Please NOTE:

  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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