Risk Officer Job Vacancies – Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:  Risk Officer
Organisation: Electricity
Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Reports to: 
Manager Risk
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Electricity
Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a Statutory Body established in accordance with
the Electricity Act, 1999, Chapter 145 of the Laws of Uganda. The Act empowers
ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale, Export, Import and
Distribution of Electrical Energy in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Risk Officer will;
  • Implement an adequate Risk Management process.
  • To promote a Risk aware Culture at ERA.
  • To implement a relevant Business Continuity Plan relevant for ERA’s
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identify emerging risks to the achievement of ERA’s objectives.
  • Develop a program of communication and training on risk that
    includes promoting a risk-aware culture and providing guidelines on
    policies and procedures for managing specific risks to ERA staff. 
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of the Risk Standard
    Operating Procedures.
  • Monitor the incorporation of Risk Performance Measures within
    Departmental work plans.
  • Co-ordinate Risk Assessment through identification, analysis and
    evaluation of key risks to the achievement of ERA’s objectives.
  • Monitor the quarterly review and update of the Risk Registers.
  • Monitor and report on the implementation and adequacy of identified
    Risk responses by the respective risk owners.
  • Develop and Implement a Business Continuity Plan for ERA, including
    relevant escalation and communication protocols.
  • Co-ordinate and provide secretariat support to the Management Risk
  • Monitor the proper functioning of the Risk communication
    arrangements within ERA.
  • Prepare audience specific quarterly risk reports and generate Risk
    content for ERA’s annual and any other reports as may be necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the
    Supervisor or Management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Risk
    Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree [Hons] in Risk Management,
    Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or any other relevant field.
  • ACCA, CIA, CPA, or Certified Member of the Institute of Risk
  • Full Professional Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Certification in Risk Management is an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant working experience.
  • Should be result oriented and a team player with a high degree of
    professionalism and integrity.
  • Age: Between 28 and
    40 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their applications preferably by recorded delivery,
addressed to:
P. O. BOX 10332,
Deadline: Friday, 30th August 2019 by 5:00pm.
Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not apply.
Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA shall not be
accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead
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