Investor Relations Manager Career Placement – Umeme

Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: Managing Director
About US:
Pwc would like to recruit for
Umeme, a public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and
the Nairobi Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high
value international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession
with a structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary: The Investor Relations Manager will be
responsible for enabling effective two-way communication between the company,
the investors, regulators, business and financial analysts, and all the
company’s shareholders.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Serve
    the key point of contact for the company’s investment community;
  • Develop
    and maintain a company investor relations plan;
  • Assist
    the CFO with the production of annual/ periodic financial reports, and
    company statements;
  • Develop
    and actively monitor performance metrics for the investor relations
    function;
  • Actively
    monitor operational changes through ongoing contacts with company
    management, and develop investor relations messages based on these
    changes;
  • Create
    presentations, press releases, and other communication materials for
    earnings releases, industry events, and presentations to analysts,
    brokers, and investors;
  • Ensure
    the company communication channels including the website are updated with
    relevant investor information;
  • Represent
    the views of the investment community to the company’s management;
  • Monitor
    analyst reports and summarize them for senior management and directors;
  • Establish
    and maintain relationships with stock exchange representatives;
  • Organize
    conferences, road shows, earnings conference calls, and investor meetings;
  • Technically
    support the CFO in development of the corporate finance strategy for the
    long term capital investment programme, including donor/concessionary
    financing; and
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree Business, Accounting, Finance or
    any other related fields with a proven track record of at least five years
    in managing investor relations. Professional qualifications such as ACCA,
    CPA, and CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Working
    knowledge and experience of the local and regional capital markets; and
  • Prior
    experience in attending and making presentations at local and
    international investor relations meetings and conferences.
  • Excellent
    written and verbal skills;
  • Possess
    excellent analytical skills;
  • Possess
    the ability to build and maintain relationships with different
    stakeholders;
  • Past
    experience in managing investor relations;
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications and updated curriculum vitae in
confidence to: hr.s@ug.pwc.com.
Deadline: Friday, 26th
June 2015

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