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 organization’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
·        
Bachelors
Degree in Business Administration or Commerce or Management from a recognized
institution of higher learning.
·        
A
professional qualification in ACCA or CPA or CIA and a certificate in ISO 31000
Risk Management will be 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 certificate in ISO 31000 Risk Management.
·        
A
professional qualification in ACCA or CPA or CIA will be an added advantage.
·        
At least
five (5) years working 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
·        
Must
possess, 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 two
(Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please attach copies of academic
and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:
The Manager, Human
Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian
University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Uganda
Email to:
jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 5:00 pm
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