Risk Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Risk Manager
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Financial Officer
About US:
The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary:  The Risk Manager will provide support to
management in the development of
comprehensive policies and procedures for risk management and to provide
continual risk assessment, implement risk management strategies and processes
to protect shareholder value.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the Board Audit and Risk committee in ensuring the identification
    and prioritization of risks and reporting on the same.
  • Develop and implement the overall Enterprise Risk Management
    Framework for the Company.
  • Develop a risk management system and train departmental risk
    champions on implementation.
  • Conduct or oversee the conduct of regular risk assessments and
    preparation of all documentation related to risk assessment, and reviews
    of standard operating procedures ensuring that recommended improvements
    are fully implemented.
  • Responsible for the setting up company risks register and its
  • Continuously improve the risk management policy, strategy and
    supporting framework.
  • Facilitate the process of setting the company’s risk appetite.
  • Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation
    efforts are proceeding as required.
  • Identify training needs for risk management and oversee development
    of enterprise risk competence and awareness across the company;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the company’s internal control framework in
    addressing risks and accomplishing the company’s goals and objectives
  • Guiding integration of enterprise risk management with other
    organizational planning and management activities.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Proactively identify emerging risks and report to relevant
  • Any other duty assigned by Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Risk Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in
    Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or related fields
  • Full Professional Membership (ACCA, CPA, CMA, CIA)
  • MBA or a relevant Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Certification in risk management
  • At least seven years of working experience in a busy organisation of
    which 3 must be at a Senior Level
  • Good knowledge of Oil & Gas Operations.
  • Exceptional strong analytical skills, having the ability to analyze,
    refine, summarize, and clearly present data and information.
  • High degree of professionalism and maintenance of confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, 
, together with certified
copies of academic certificates addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the
address below. The applications should be delivered through registered mail and
courier will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter,
application form and supporting documents.
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Plot 15, Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 1st February 2019 by 5:00pm
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