Risk Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Job
Title:        
  Risk Officer
Organization: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit
and Compliance Manager     
About
US:
Uganda Coffee
Development Authority (UCDA) is established as a Public Authority, and its mandate
is to promote and oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting
production, controlling coffee quality, and improving the marketing of coffee
in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the Country and payments to
the farmers. 
UCDA’s Vision is ‘A
sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social economic
transformation’ and its mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee
production, productivity and consumption”. Its core values are; Leadership, Integrity,
Teamwork, Client Focus, Accountability and Professionalism. 
Job Summary:  The Risk Officer will implement the day to day
operations of risk management program designed to protect UCDA against all
financial, physical and human resources exposures and risks, including general
liability, property damages, and other risks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assist
in planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for
UCDA.
·       
Develop
and manage processes to identify and evaluate the Authority’s risks and risk
control assessments.
·       
Develop
and maintain UCDA’s risk register.
·       
Monitor
and report regularly on risks to process owners / Head of Departments, to
ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their functions in the Authority.
·       
Provide
support and training to staff to build risk awareness within the Authority.
·       
Carry
out any other duties as may be assigned by Management from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) Risk Officer
job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (First Class or Upper Second class) in:
Finance and Accounting; or B.Com (Accounting Option); or BBA (Accounting
Option); or related business field from a recognized University.
·       
Professional
qualifications in Accounting; – ACCA (at least Level II) or CPAU (At least
Level II).
·       
A
certificate in Risk Management will be an added advantage.
·       
At least
three (3) years working experience in risk management function. 
·       
Impeccable
level of integrity, professionalism, teamwork and analytical skills and a good
eye for detail.
·       
Problem-solving
and decision-making abilities.
·       
Ability
to understand broad organization issues.
·       
Good
communication and presentation skills.
·       
Good
computer skills are needed with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
·       
Negotiation
skills and the ability to influence people.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply by clicking on the application link below. Attachments
(Curriculum Vitae and Academic Certificates) must be uploaded as a single
document of maximum 2MB in Portable Document Format (.pdf).
Deadline: 13th March 2020
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