Chief Operations Manager Employment Opportunity – Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)

Organisation: Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chairperson, Board of Trustees
About PPS:
Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) was established by the Parliamentary
Pensions Act 2007 as a Contributory Hybrid Cash Balance Retirement Benefit Plan
for the Members of Parliament of Uganda and the staff of the Parliamentary
Commission. The Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees, constituted in
accordance with the Act.
Job Summary: The Chief Operations Manager will ensure the
efficient and effective supervision, coordination and implementation of
corporate and strategic plans of the Parliamentary Pension Scheme operations in
compliance with the law.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction
    for PPS in accordance with the strategic plan, corporate budget and
    policies as approved by the Board of Trustees.
  • Prepare annual operational plans and budgets
    in line with the PPS Policies and Standards.
  • The incumbent will develop a framework for
    monitoring and evaluation of PPS operations in compliance with the law and
    the Schemes’ Policies and Standards;
  • Manage the administration of the Scheme
    including preparing Working Papers for Board of Trustees and its
  • Manage the preparation, approval and
    implementation of the Scheme’s policies, investment and other Board of
    Trustee’s strategies with Fund Manager, Custodian, Members, Pensioners ,
    Actuary and other stakeholders;
  • Coordinate the process of PPS policy reviews
    and development in line with the set PPS guidelines and the law;
  • Guide the Board of Trustees on the Proper
    management of the Scheme;
  • Ensure that the Scheme operates effectively
    and meets performance quality and customer care targets and complies with
    best practice;
  • Ensure regulatory compliance;
  • Ensure up to date appropriate information
    services for Members, potential Members and Pensioners;
  • Ensure accountability and integrity of
    operations of the Scheme;
  • Prepare and present annual and other periodic
  • Perform any other duties relevant to the job
    as assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelors’
    Degree in a relevant field from a recognized University/ Institution,
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a
    recognized University / Institution,
  • He or She must be a member of ACCA or CPA or
  • Professional qualification in Actuarial Science
    or Chartered Financial Analyst will be an added advantage,
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years’ relevant work
    experience in the field of pension or insurance or finance or investment
    management, at least (3) three of which should have been obtained at senior
    management level in a reputable organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good supervisory and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Impeccable level of integrity.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good problem solving and decision making
  • Computer literacy i.e. Demonstrate
    proficiency in relevant IT skills.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
enclosed in envelopes clearly marked with the job title of the post applied for
and addressed to the Secretary, Board of Trustees, Parliamentary Pension
Scheme, P.O. Box 7178, Kampala. Hand delivered applications should be taken to
Room No. G 10, Parliamentary Pension Scheme office, Plot (9-11), Development
House, Parliamentary Avenue.
Deadline: 9th August 2016
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