Education Officer Jobs – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Job Title:    Education Officer
Organization: Institute
of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Education & Training
Ref: DE001/07/18
About US:
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy
body in Uganda, established by the Accountants Act. The Institute also has a
mandate to conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda. The
Institute is mandated to also:
  • Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
  • Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising
    accountants in Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Education Officer will mainly coordinate all aspects of the CPD programme and
the practical experience training.          
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Continuing
Professional Development
  • Identifies the training and development needs of professional
    accountants.
  • Designs training and development programmes based on the identified
    needs.
  • Identifies suitable trainers and speakers for CPD courses and
    manages proper flow of CPD events.
  • Builds the training resources and materials of the Institute
    including, training notes, materials and methodologies.
  • Designs alternative training delivery systems to meet the needs of
    members, including online and e-learning training courses.
  • Researches new technologies and methodologies in workplace learning
    and shares research results.
  • Budgets for planned CPD activities and keeps expenditure within
    budgeted amounts.
  • Responds to both written and verbal enquiries relating to
    professional development.
  • Evaluates the CPD courses to determine if learning outcomes are
    being met and courses modified as appropriate.
  • Prepares activity reports on the implementation of the Institute’s
    CPD programme.
  • Attends meetings of the various committees with CPD
    responsibilities.
  • Coordinates with the other staff and departments to organise CPD
    events.
Practical
Experience Training
  • Coordinates the implementation of the Institute’s practical training
    programme.
  • Reviews training logbooks and monitoring progress of trainees.
  • Prepares, agrees and reviews assessment plans with trainees and
    their supervisors.
  • Records assessments based on the prescribed practical training
    requirements.
  • Communicates and responds to inquiries from trainees and other
    stakeholders regarding practical training, learning and career progression.
  • Provides advice and guidance on training, education and staff
    development matters to employers and supervisors.
  • Conducts evaluations for approval of employers for the practical
    experience training.
  • Prepares periodic reports on the implementation of the practical
    experience training.
  • Participates in developing, introducing and maintaining systems and
    procedures for meeting the Institute’s learning and development strategy.
  • Coordinates with the other staff and departments in implementing the
    practical experience training.
  • Sensitises employers, supervisors, mentors and students on practical
    training.
  • Provides administrative support to the Education Committee.
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Head: Education and
    Training.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ICPAU Education Officer must hold a degree.
  • A qualification in education or accountancy is an added advantage.      
  • Three years of administrative experience. 
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Good numerical skills and an understanding  of statistics.
  • Planning and organization skills.
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills.
  • Team working skills.
  • Decision making.      
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified applicants should write to the address below describing how they
qualify for the position quoting the Job Reference Numbers above. Only selected
candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least
two previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail
addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents quoting the
job reference number to the address below or by email.
Secretary,
Institute of Certified
Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street,
Kololo,
P. O. Box 12464,
Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
recruitment@icpau.co.ug
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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