Careers in Banking – Chief Manager, Compliance and Risk at BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Organisation: BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest
Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in
Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as
BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining
Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and
Microfinance.
About BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd:
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the
largest Microfinance operation in Uganda covering 80 districts through 136
networked branches targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of Uganda.
BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by extending financial services to
the un served and underserved, now with over 160,000 borrowing clients, over
100Bn loan book with 99.3% recovery rate, operationally and financially self-sustaining.
In order to serve our customers better with wider range of services and
products, Board and Management has future plans of becoming a regulated
financial Institution in Uganda – Micro-Deposit Taking Institution (MDI).
Job Summary: The Chief Manager, Compliance and Risk
will support the microfinance institution in the development and implementation
of a comprehensive, enterprise-wide risk management framework consistent with
the organization’s strategic objectives, regulatory framework and industry best
practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Design
and implement a risk assurance strategy to internal, regulatory and statutory
guidelines.
·        
Oversee
the development and maintenance of Comprehensive Risk management system.
·        
Identify,
measure, control, and monitor credit risk
·        
Regularly
evaluate the operational risks and assess the effectiveness of the company’s
internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the company’s
goals and objectives
·        
Identify,
measure, control and monitor market risks
·        
Support
the implementation of KYC and prevent money laundering practices.
·        
Prepare
and send Risk Reports and champion the risk culture
·        
Lead
and manage the performance and development of the Risk Department staff.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The applicant
should preferably hold a Master’s in Business Administration, Commerce,
Finance, Economics or any Business related course.
·        
Qualification
in Integrated Enterprise Risk Management or Audit, Risk and Financial Analysis
is an added advantage.
·        
High
business acumen
·        
Risk
management skills
·        
Excellent
analytical skills
·        
Dynamic
thinking
·        
Strategy
formulation
·        
Good
reporting and communication skills
·        
Working
knowledge of microfinance business and the regulatory framework.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae not scanned
(including bio-data such as: Date of birth, Education qualification, language
proficiency, work experience and at least three professional referees in Ms.
Office Word Document) and all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting
documents. They should all be merged into one PDF file. In total, there must
only be two attachments sent to hrd.uganda@brac.net.
Deadline: 22nd January 2016

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