Portfolio Manager (Real Estate) Job at National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organisation: National
Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports To: Chief
Investment Officer
About NSSF: 
The National Social Security
Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its
members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient
management of members’ contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over
Ugx. 4 trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s
economy.
The National Social Security
Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider of Choice
in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee contributes directly to
the growth and success of the business and each employee is expected to take
pride in being a member of the team.
Job Summary: The NSSF
Portfolio Manager (Real Estate) will procure investment opportunities/ present
investment initiatives, advise and coordinate the implementation of investment
decisions to achieve the required level of return.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Compile
    and prepare feasibility studies on real estate investments and providing
    recommendations for decision making.
  • Perform
    investment analysis and appraisals on real estate proposals submitted to
    the Fund and preparing investment analysis reports.
  • Monitor
    the overall investment climate through research of the property markets in
    Uganda and East Africa and recommending investment opportunities.
  • Intuitively
    monitor the performance of existing investment properties and those in the
    pipeline to identify and manage investment risks.
  • Initiate
    and identifying investment opportunities in line with NSSF’s investment
    policy.
  • Coordinate
    the implementation of investments and monitor the performance of
    investment projects through progress reporting.
  • Conduct
    due diligence on real estate investment proposals.
  • Work
    closely with the relevant departments on implementation of potential
    investments
  • Initiate
    procurement process for real estate projects in accordance to the internal
    procurement policies and the PPDA.
  • Instigate
    policies & procedures in respect of real estate acquisitions and &
    disposal with an objective to ensure good returns to the Fund
  • Identify
    and liaise with relevant investment partners for prospective and existing
    investments
  • Prepare
    Board papers on investment opportunities and feasibility studies for
    Investment Management Committee, the Board of Directors and the Minister
    as required.
  • Compile
    and prepare periodic investment and income reports
  • Collect
    and manage data on investment research and proposals.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in: law, business,
    finance or accounting, quantity surveying, land and Estate Planning
    together with professional qualifications such as; CPA, ACCA of CFA
    Related Job Experience:
  • At
    least six years’ experience in a large financial institution or reputable
    organization
  • Prior
    experience in property and or land valuations
  • Past
    exposure and experience in property and or land due diligence
  • Prior
    experience in feasibility studies on property investments
  • Past
    exposure and experience in implementing PPDA guidelines
  • Experience
    in high level negotiations
  • Experience
    in structuring of property development transactions
  • Excellent
    analytical and financial analysis skills
  • Financial
    modeling skills
  • Excellent
    research skills
  • Advanced
    computer skills
  • Treasury
    management skills
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent
    report writing skills
  • Sound
    judgment and decision making skills
  • Planning
    and organizational skills
  • Commercial
    awareness abilities
  • Strong
    negotiation skills
  • The
    person should be of high morals and integrity.
How to Apply: 
If you are suitably qualified
and interested in joining the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), please send
your application enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three professional
referees and copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials,
postal address and daytime telephone contact.
The complete applications
should be addressed to: The Managing Director, ABS Consulting Group, Workers
House, Plot 1, Pilkington Road, 9th Floor, Southern Wing. P.O. Box 29526,
Kampala. Uganda.
Please indicate the position
applied for on the envelope (“Application for the position of………”)
Deadline: 30th June, 2014 by 5PM

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