Project Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Development Bank Ltd

Job Title:  Project Officer
Organisation: Uganda Development Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Project Supervisor
Scale: UDBL 06
About US:
Development Bank (UDB) is a Development Finance Institution (DFI) focused on
accelerating socio-economic development through sustainable financial
interventions in line with the country’s development priorities.
Job Summary:   The
Project Officer supports implementation of the bank’s funded projects/programs and
ensures customers’ compliance to the post disbursement covenants. He/she will
provide advice to both management and clients on any identified shortfalls and
potential risks as well as propose possible mitigants.
project Officer is accountable for ensuring that all customer projects financed
by UDB are implemented within the agreed cost, time schedules and scope; that
they meet the technical expectations, any deviations to which are proactively
identified and remedied; and that all project implementation covenants, conditions
precedent and milestones are adhered to.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Establishing facts, or proceedings relating to project/program implementation in
accordance with the project plans.
·       Escalating any project deviations so that proactive measures are taken to remedy
these deviations
·       Participating in the review of operational results and financial performance of assigned
projects at the post-implementation stage as compared with: the prognosis of
the operational performance which was the basis of the investment and the actual
operational performance of the industry in which the project operates.
·       Identify potential problems which could lead to deviations from the project plans and
propose to management appropriate solutions to these problems so as to ensure
the objectives of the projects are achieved.
·       Monitor project implementation covenants for all projects in his/her portfolio.
·       Conduct periodic visits to projects in his/her assigned portfolio to obtain
up-to-date information on operations, management and implementation of projects,
ensure ongoing compliance to various standards such as environmental,
legislation, legal contracts, taxes, etc.
·       Prepare reports to monitor performance of clients
·       Prepare progress reports, assessing performance of projects and timely recommendation
of appropriate action to deal with problematic projects

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       A numerate degree with accounting, finance or engineering
·       Possession of professional qualification like CFA, ACCA and CPA OR certification in
Project Planning & Management will be an added advantage.
·       At least  3 years related
experience in credit analysis and loan 
documentation and processing in a banking
·       Previous project supervision experience highly desirable.
·       Strong oral and written communication skills
·       Good analytical skills
·       Ability to maintain the confidentiality of credit and customer information
·       Superior Planning and Organizing skills, and/or Project Management skills
·       Good interpersonal skills and team orientation
How to Apply:
Interested candidates  should send or
deliver their applications and academic documents which shall include an
up-to-date curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact
addresses of 3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st
Floor Wing B, Rwenzori
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Deadline: 12th
February 2020 at 5:00pm.
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