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Risk Management Officer Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Risk Management Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: 
Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Internal Auditor    
About US:
Uganda Christian
University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was
promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained
clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local
chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well.
Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop a Risk Management Framework for the University
  • Develop the Enterprise Risk Management Policy for the University
  • Liaise with departmental heads in ensuring completion of
    departmental risk
Registers
  • Develop risk management system and train departmental risk champions
    on its implementation
  • Liaise with department and division heads on the adequacy of
    proposed actions in management of risk areas highlighted in internal audit
    reports
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the University’s internal control framework
    in addressing risks and accomplishing the stated goals and objectives
  • Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation
    efforts are proceeding as required.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Proactively identify emerging risks and report the same to
    management and Audit and Risk management committee
  • Responsible for the monitoring and mitigation of all risks within
    the University.
  • Developing business continuity plans to limit risks
  • Establishing and quantifying the organisation’s ‘risk appetite’,
    i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept;
  • Any other duty assigned by Management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration
    or Commerce or Management from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Commerce or
    Management from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA or CIA.
  • A certificate in ISO 31000 Risk Management is an added advantage
  • At least five (5) years work experience two of which must be
    performing similar tasks
OR
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Commerce or
    Management from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Must have a professional qualification in ACCA or CPA or CIA.
  • A certificate in ISO 31000 Risk Management is an added advantage
  • At least two (2) years post professional qualification work
    experience performing similar tasks
  • In-depth understanding of Risk Management systems and procedures
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Proven knowledge of current Risk Management techniques and best
    practices.
  • Integrity and reliability
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and
    relationship building skills.
  • Must have advanced computer skills in MS Office, Accounting software
    like SAP and FOCUS.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed
    reports.
  • Demonstrate high standards of integrity, ethics, objective judgment
    and independence
  • Should be a mature and committed Christian.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and three
references. Please attach copies of academic and professional certificates and
transcripts on each application. Send to:
The Director, Human
Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian
University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Uganda
Email to: jobs@ucu.ac.ug
NB: All online applications must be sent in one PDF attachment.

Deadline: 29th June 2018 by 5:00 pm
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