Senior Investment Officer Job at aBi Trust

Organisation: Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About aBi
Trust:
The Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust is an
institution set up by the governments of Uganda and Denmark to support
agribusiness initiatives in the country. In particular it is to support the
private sector to increase their contribution to the agricultural sector by increasing
productivity and competitiveness
leading to poverty reduction through economic growth, wealth, and employment
creation.

The vision of aBi Trust is of “competitive private
sector led agriculture in Uganda” with the mission to” promote private sector
driven agribusiness development to enhance wealth creation in the country.” aBi
Trust implements its interventions through partners.
Job Summary:
  • The Senior Investment
    Officer will perform economic and market analysis and forecasts to enable
    aBi finance to be well positioned for opportunities whilst managing risks
    within agreed parameters.
  • The Senior Investment
    Officer will also maintain quality investment mix on approved policies and
    manuals.
  • The Senior Investment
    Officer is responsible for monitoring and reporting on the performance of
    aBi finance investments
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
  • Monitor market trends
    regularly to inform decision making.
  • Coordinate all Line of
    Credit & money market activities with targeted yield and portfolio
    mix.
  • Monitor liquidity / cash flow
    forecast by ensuring that all transactions in and out of the main accounts
    are captured in cash flow position.
  • Develop and / or modify
    tools to support Treasury function of aBi finance.
  • Proactively explore and
    manage introduction of new products.
  • Monitor , manage /
    mitigate and report risks in the investment department in accordance to
    the risk management framework obligations
  • Train and sensitize
    partners for improved portfolio quality and timely reporting.
  • Monitor financial
    institutions closely on product utilization, fee / interest payments,
    beneficiary tracking and maturing repayments.
  • Support process of
    assembling relevant reports to management and Board.
  • Emphasize and protect
    high portfolio quality (Guarantee and Lines of Credit)
  • Maintain records, files
    pertaining to the Lines of Credit and Guarantee schemes including legal
    and collateral documentation.
  • Maintain outstanding
    guarantees, lines of credit and any other investments and propose actions
    where necessary.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should
    possess a Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, statistics and related
    professional courses from accredited institutions
  • Additional training in
    credit analysis and risk management is a requirement
  • At least three years in
    credit risk analysis, treasury or financial risk analysis
  • Excellent analytical and
    report writing skills
How to Apply:
All interested persons who meet the above criteria
should submit their application together with an updated CV and at least three
(3) suitable referees and telephone contacts to; invo@abitrust.com
NB:  E-mail applications should
not exceed 2MB
Deadline: 4th
October 2013

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