Research and Market Development Officer Jobs – Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Organisation: Capital
Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Research and Market Development
About CMA:
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) was established by the Capital
Markets Authority Act Chapter 84 Laws of Uganda as a semi-autonomous body
responsible for the promotion, development and regulation of the capital
markets industry in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Research
and Market Development Officer will conduct research and activities aimed at
demonstrating the relevance of capital markets to the economy.
Key Duties and
  • Carry out research to support innovation
    and demonstrate the relevance of capital markets to stake holders.
  • Undertake research and generate research
    papers to support the Market Supervision function in market operations and
    the Legal function in the review of regulations, guidelines and Stock
    Exchange Rules;
  • Manage operational aspects of the CMA’s
    Public education and Issuer education campaigns;
  • Offer secretarial support services for the
    implementation of the capital markets master plan. This will include but
    not be limited to: organizing stakeholder engagements; coordinating
    consultants assignments/studies; 
  • Perform any other related duties that may
    be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Capital
    Markets Authority (CMA) Research and Market Development Officer placement
    should preferably hold an honors Bachelor’s degree from a recognized
    institution/university in either Economics, Entrepreneurship, Commerce,
    Statistics, Business Administration (Finance) or any other related
  • Possession of a Post-Graduate academic or
    professional qualification in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of post qualification work experience in research.
  • Extensive
    knowledge and interest in financial services in general, and in capital
    markets in particular
  • Hands-on
    experience in starting and /or managing a business is preferred
    Business Behaviors
  • High
    degree of integrity
  • Ability
    to read extensively and work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Ability
    to initiate projects with good report writing and presentation
  • Keen
    attention to detail;
  • Desirable
    interpersonal and communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or
send via email (in standard file types, namely Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat
(pdf) in a single attachment, and should not exceed 10MB) their applications
together with a recent CV (with 3 references), copies of academic transcripts
and/or certificates to:
The Director Corporate Services,
Capital Markets Authority,
8th Floor, Jubilee Insurance Center,
Plot 14 Parliament Avenue,
P.O Box 24565 Kampala.
Email to:
NB: Please take note that
ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Friday 22nd September
2017 by 5:00PM

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