No Experience Investments Officer Job Opportunities – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Manager/Assistant
Manager Investments (Middle Office)
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary: The Investments
Officer will play a supporting role in trade execution, monitoring and
financial reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Carryout investments in line with the Fund’s
investment policies.
·       
Support senior staff in identifying and
structuring investments, departmental policies and procedures.
·       
Provide the follow-up to both the new
investments generated and other investments already in the Fund’s portfolio
through collaboration with Finance department.
·       
Liaises and provides necessary
accounting/administration information to Finance Team.
·       
Prepares investment memorandums and supporting
documentation to be presented to the Fund’s Investment Management Committee for
each prospective investment.
·       
Monitors and tracks financial performance of
investments to ensure that revenue interest payments achieve budgeted targets.
·       
Engages Fund managers on a regular basis for
reconciliation purposes.
·       
Utilizes the Fund’s Finance’s financial
reporting systems to monitor and measure investment performance.
·       
Prepares and delivers reports on financial
performance for internal purposes and for inclusion in reports to the Fund’s
Board of Directors;
·       
Provides financial analysis support;
·       
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
·       
Liaises and provides relevant information to the
Finance Team in the preparation of the annual accounts.
·       
Assists both the internal and external auditors.
·       
Helps to prepare and write periodic asset
reports and any other ad hoc reports as required.
·       
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
·       
Periodic valuation reports.
·       
Periodic cash statements.
·       
Reconciliation schedules for portfolio expenses.
·       
Reports on portfolio performance in line with
budget.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Investment Officer job placement must hold a first-class
or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance,
banking, economics, statistics, mathematics or related area, from an accredited
institution, is essential.
·       
Professional certification in accounting or
finance is desirable;
·       
Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages
is desirable.
·       
No prior work experience is required.
Competencies:
Technical Competencies
·       
Accounting and budgeting.
·       
Data management.
·       
Knowledge of fixed income.
Behavioral Competencies
·       
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
·       
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
·       
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
·       
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
·       
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work
is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure
that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
·       
Communication: Shares and receives information
using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·       
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
·       
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
·       
People Management: Leads and engages people to
maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the
Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.
·       
Coaching and Mentoring: Enables co-workers to
grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. Influences
others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives. ability
to gain other’s support for ideas, proposals, and solutions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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