Entry Level Risk Management Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)



Job Title:    Risk
Management Officer

Organization: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Risk Management Officer


About US:

The Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of
Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It is
governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director
who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS. The mandate of UNBS is
to develop, promote and enforce national standards in order to enhance
competitiveness of Ugandan products, promote fair trade and protect consumers
and the environment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Principal Risk
Management Officer, the successful candidate shall be required to perform the
following duties;

Review and assess inherent risks within new processes and
systems and make relevant recommendations to the supervisor

Monitor compliance with internal policies and procedures
and report breaches with appropriate recommendations to the supervisor

Review existing processes and system to identify risk
exposures and recommend appropriate mitigation measures

In conjunction with risk-owners, participate in control
self-assessment and track implementation of action points for control

Undertake sensitization/training of staff on operational
risk control

Record in a database, all incidents reported from
operational areas of UNBS and prepare periodic and ad hoc incident reports;
analyzing the causes and recommending appropriate control measures

Prepare periodic and ad hoc operational risk reports as
advised by the supervisor

Monitor developments in the environment & identify
potential risk exposures to UNBS

Develop appropriate tools for monitoring operational risk


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Uganda National Bureau of Standards
(UNBS) Risk Management Officer job career must hold an Honours Degree in BBA,
B.COM, B. Economics or related fields from a recognized University/Institution

Possession of relevant professional qualifications such as
Certified Risk Management Professional as added advantage

Two years of working experience in a busy business
organization or professional services firm, preferably in Risk/Audit/Operations

Be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and the Internet applications

The successful candidate must have a high level of
integrity and professionalism,

Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills.

The successful candidate must have a high level of
integrity and professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills
and needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral
communication and presentation skills.

Age: Between 25 and 35 years


How to Apply:

candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here



Use your email address for registration

Fill in all tabs as per the application as required

Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers
indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under
the tab for documents

Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’

No hand delivered applications will be received

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of
recruitment and review process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 24th August 2020 by 5.00pm.


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