Compliance Officer Job – NARO Retirement Benefits Scheme (NRBS)

Job Title: Compliance
Officer
Organisation: NARO Retirement Benefits Scheme (NRBS)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
About NRBS:
NARO Retirement Benefits Scheme (NRBS) is a contributory saving scheme
for National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establish an annual Compliance work plan
    for the Scheme.
  • Develop and periodically review updates
    Standards of Conduct of Scheme activities to ensure continuing relevance
    in providing guidance to management and employees
  • Identify potential areas of compliance
    vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for
    resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to
    avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Ensure that the provisions of the UBRA or
    Regulations made under the Act are complied with.
  • Ensure that all tax returns are submitted
    to the authorizes on time.
  • Report to the Scheme Manager cases of non-
    compliance with the provisions of the Act or Regulations made under the
    Act and those by made the Trustees.
  • Act as an independent review and
    evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the
    Scheme are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  • Ensure that all statutory returns are made
    to the relevant authorities at the right time.
  • Ensure that all the Registers, Minute book
    etc. are updated and maintained in the prescribed format.
  • Receive and liaise with all Inspectors at
    on and off the premises.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the Scheme Manager
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Compliance
    Officer vacancy should hold a University degree and training in
    administrative law.
  • Possession of a diploma in legal practice
    and or a professional qualification such CPS or ICSA will be an added
    advantage.
  • The applicant must have good interpersonal
    skills and must be a team player, who can also work with his own
    initiatives.
  • Must be confident, have a desire and
    passion for excellence and be committed to self-development.
  • Possess the ability to interpret and apply
    legislations, regulations, guidelines and other regulatory requirements as
    stated in the PRA 2004, and/or issued by the Commission.
  • Adequate seniority and authority to
    effectively carry out his functions.
  • Possess the ability to effectively defend
    his position on issue
How to Apply: 
All interested job candidates should submit their application letters,
C.V and copies of their testimonials to the Chairman, Board of Trustees, NARO
Retirement Benefits Scheme (NRBS), P.O. Box 214, Entebbe, Uganda.
Note: Only shortlisted persons will be contacted.
Deadline: 25th July, 2014

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