Several Fresher Risk Officer Vacancies – PostBank

Organization: PostBank Uganda Ltd
Reports to: Senior Manager Risk
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About PostBank:
Uganda Ltd is a government owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the
Financial Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on the mass market with
operations spread across the country.
Job Summary: The Risk Officers will play a focal role in risk
identification, assessment, measurement and mitigation. The jobholders will
support the Risk function in ensuring Enterprise Risk Management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Updating risk register using internal loss
    database, external loss database and new market development register and
    updating foreign exchange register on daily basis for tracking and
    monitoring of exposures that may affect Postbank’s bottom-line.
  • Conducting market risk analysis and
    investment mix updates through analysis of inflation trends, market
    developments, foreign exchange analysis and investment analysis for
    alignment of Postbank’s activities to sound practices and relevant
  • Responsible for the computation and analysis
    of the different credit risk parameters resulting into preparation of
    Management risk Committee report for decision making.
  • Ensure timely collection of the monthly Risk
    and control self-assessments, suspicious transactions and Incident reports
    and other data to aid in preparation of the monthly Risk reports to
    management and Board.
  • Actively participate in preparation of
    the  risk reports to management risk
    committee including; the Risk and Control Self-Assessment report, Key Risk
    Indicator analysis, CAMELs framework and the quarterly Operational
    incident report.
  • In charge of the preparation of the weekly
    Risk dashboard for Management for proactive monitoring of the
    institution’s initiatives as per developments in the operating and
    macro-economic environment.
  • Updating and maintaining a standard tracking
    tool for key residual risks from Risk, Compliance and Audit for continuous
    monitoring and undertaking routine vulnerability analyses and reviews for
    all risk incidents in a bid to enhance process control activities.
  • Responsible for the preparation of risk
    review feedback for branches and departments for monitoring,
    implementation and follow ups with respective risk owners
  • In charge of monitoring of market
    developments for assessment of market risk, interest rate risk, foreign
    exchange risk and country risk for preparation of PostBank’s risk profile.
  • Computation of branch deposit concentration
    and preparation of the Deposit Analysis report for continuous tracking of
    Postbank’s deposit structure
  • Carrying out risk independent reviews and
    spot checks in branches & Head Office departments to assess the
    effectiveness of policies and procedures and identification of
    vulnerability points and gaps for improvement of process flows.
  • In charge of reviewing and updating project
    risk tools, registers for identifying uncertainties, analysis and
    prioritization Risks as well as Project Process flow mapping and Risk
    assessment for continuous improvements and monitoring.
  • Undertaking Business impact assessment and
    Risk Assessment of the different business areas for business seamless
    disruptions upon a disruption/ disaster event
  • Participating in the Enterprise risk
    assessment for better internal controls for business units, incident
    management and minimal business surprises.
  • Proactively initiate review of organizational
    policies and procedure, in line with the changing bank risk profiles.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the
    Senior Manager Risk
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the PostBank Risk
    Officer job opportunity should hold a good University Degree in
    Statistics, Banking or Business
  • Uganda Institute of Bankers Qualification is
    an added advantage
  • At least two years of relevant work
    experience preferably in Risk; Internal Audit, Compliance  and Credit functions
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of risk
    disciplines and regulatory universe
  • Possess wide knowledge in banking operations;
    credit and Market risk
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Good team player
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
  • Practical creativity and innovative thinking
  • Project management skills
  • High level of Integrity and ethical standards
  • Enthusiastic, confident and able to work
  • A Results-oriented individual able to meet
  • Proven ability to create rapport with risk
    owners and other stakeholders for risk information and data collection
How to Apply:
interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certified
copies of academic documents, applicants address , email and day time telephone
contacts, postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees
of good standing in society to;
of Human Resource
Bank Uganda Ltd
4/6 Nkrumah Road,
Box 7189 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline:  22nd
February 2016 by 17:00 hours

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