URBRA Jobs - Manager Investment & Risk Analysis at Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority


Organization: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Supervision and Compliance

About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority manages retirement plans for Uganda's public workforce by serving as the fiduciary stewards of the contributions and disbursements of the pension trust funds. In partnership with the state's public employers, we help ensure that they can offer their employees a comprehensive retirement plan that is responsive to their needs and is equitable to all stakeholders.
URBA’s primary mandates include;
  • Regulate the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda in both private and public sector
  • Supervise institutions which provide retirement benefits products and services
  • Protect the interest of member and beneficiaries of retirement benefits schemes
  • Promote the development of the retirement benefits sector
  • Provide for licensing for custodians, trustees, administration and fund managers of retirement benefits schemes, the appointment of inspectors and interim administrators.

Job Summary: The Manager Investment & Risk Analysis will periodically assess and guide retirement benefit schemes in the formulation and implementation of investment decisions through the provision of financial advice and services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyze financial data of the funds and schemes in the market to assess performance and evaluate risk
  • Assess fund performance in terms of the investment policies and agreements in force
  • Evaluate contribution returns and manage the preparation of statutory return analysis reports
  • Review risk profiles of schemes and update the score with input received from the supervision team
  • Coordinate continuous improvement of the Retirement Benefit Schemes toolkit and assessment guidelines
  • Monitor and report on the financial performance of fund accounts
  • Coordinate inspection of schemes to ensure compliance with financial requirement
  • Liaison with external stakeholders majorly the fund managers and fund trustees
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Manager Investment & Risk Analysis must possess a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Statistics, Commerce or Business Administration
  • A Master's Degree in Finance, Financial Analysis, Economics, Financial Management, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Full professional qualification in financial analysis (CFA)
  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience in financial and risk analysis at managerial level
  • Expertise in financial analysis
  • Expertise in assessing and interpretation of complicated financial and economic data
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • High analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills Problem-solving skills

How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate and would love to contribute to the Ugandan pension sector, please deliver your application and CV clearly detailing your suitability for the position in terms of required qualifications and experience to the URBRA reception on 3rd Floor, Plot 1 Clement Hill road, Kampala, Uganda or send via E-mail to recruitment.hr@urbra.go.ug

Deadline: 24th January, 2014

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