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Risk Management Officer Job Opportunities - National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Business Development

About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.

Job Summary: The Risk Management Officer will be responsible for the identification and management of risks to minimize negative impact to strategy delivery; undertake the risk function on behalf of the NDA and ensure enterprise wide risk management as a key to enable achieving the business objectives of the NDA

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Develop and update the NDA risk matrix, maintain and implement the risk management plan in consultation with management.
·         Manage the process of identifying and assessing the risks affecting NDA in order to develop risk mitigation, adequately plan risk responses and monitoring strategies for the critical risks.
·         Establish Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) objectives for NDA in order to ensure integration with the corporate strategy and facilitate the use of appropriate ERM methodologies, tools and techniques to ensure effective risk management.
·         Ensure appropriate risk reporting to the Management team and prepare the Risk management system and framework.
·         Conduct regular risk management training in order to increase risk awareness across NDA.
·         Develop and ensure compliance with, including regular review of the Risk Policy in order to have relevant and up-to-date Risk Policies and ensure an effective risk management framework.
·         Prepare and develop the NDA risk strategy and regularly identify, analyze and classify risks and obtain mitigating responses / actions.
·         Execute the risk response strategies through collaborative working with relevant stakeholders.
·         Conduct planned and ad-hoc risk reviews on designated projects and make recommendations for corrective actions.
·         Ensure that effective risk management strategies and processes are embedded within the NDA’s day to day activities and ensure that NDA complies with both outside regulatory requirements and its own internal policies.
·         Follow up and co-ordinate preparation and implementation of action plans for Audit findings in liaison with the relevant stakeholders
·         Perform any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the National Drug Authority (NDA) Risk Management Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Finance or Statistics from a reputable institution
·         At least three (3) years working experience in risk management/ control, compliance, audit in a reputable organization
·         IT literacy and Computer software applications skills, MS applications
·         Proactive and independent
·         Show concern for precision and rigor
·         Analytical and reliable
·         Flexible and stress resistant
·         Ability to organize and prioritize

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National Drug Authority.

Deadline: 10th January 2018


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