Controls Management Officer Job Vacancies – DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Controls
Management Officer
Organization: DFCU
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Credit Risk Management
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance
Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake
in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects
whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial
commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:  The Controls Management Officer will direct
the day-to-day identification, assessment and escalation of risks to the Risk
Department for all units within the Operations domain.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Check to confirm that significant risks are identified and escalated
    through the appropriate Control Governance channels in a timely manner
  • Oversee the end to end health of the control environment for all
    units under the COO
  • Partner with the COO management team to create effective design,
    analysis and remediation of control measures
  • Provide risk and controls consultancy, advice and guidance to the
    COO management team
  • Tracking the rectification of all outstanding audit (internal and
    external) findings
  • Effective interaction with all Unit heads within the COO domain
    ensuring they are kept informed of key risks and issues and provided with
    all relevant details
  • Identify process gaps and system failures and report with
    recommendations to the COO
  • Maintaining an updated status of projects that are underway in the
    COO’s domain
  • Monitoring compliance to the SLAs between operations and other
    departments
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Operational Risk
    and Compliance workshops and awareness programmes to all units within
    Operations
  • Acts as the point of contact for all auditors (internal and
    external) during fieldwork


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Controls Management Officer job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Four years’ experience in a financial institution two of which
    should be in banking operations
  • Professional qualification in banking is an advantage
  • Strong Ms Excel skills
  • An in-depth understanding of the business and control processes of
    the bank
  • Willingness to question/challenge existing processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical with good attention to detail and strong problem solving
    skills
  • Ability to identify and engage with all stakeholders within the COO
    domain
  • Efficient team player
  • Can work independently
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O & A level) to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 18th February 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
disqualified.
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