Chief Executive Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda Insurers Association (UIA)

Organization: Uganda
Insurers Association (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Committee of the Association
About US:
Uganda Insurers Association
(UIA) was founded in 1965 by insurance companies to promote the development and
expansion of sound insurance and reinsurance activities in Uganda. UIA works to
advance the interests of insurance and reinsurance companies by adopting a
common strategy that encourages and promotes close cooperation, the exchange of
business among members, builds on knowledge through research, influences the
enactment of favorable legislation and represents the views of the membership
to Government, quasi-government and private bodies.
Job Summary: The Chief
Executive Officer is responsible for planning, direction, supervision and
control of:-
  • Activities
    assigned to the Secretariat for purposes of meeting the obligations of the
    Association as provided by its Constitution and bye- laws.
  • Qualitative
    and quantitative goals and objectives established by the Executive
    Committee.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop,
    recommend and implement policies, plans, budgets and control systems
    designed to achieve the Association’s objectives and priorities as
    specified by the Executive Committee.
  • Implement
    the approved organization structure, personnel policies and the
    operational and financial control and reporting systems;
  • Provide
    strategic leadership, guidance and supervision to Secretariat staff to
    enable timely and effective accomplishment of approved Association’s
    action programmes and budgets in order to achieve the Association’s
    objectives.
  • Periodically
    prepare operating and financial reports as feedback arising from Executive
    Committee approved policies, activity programs and instructions delegated
    to the Secretariat for action.
  • Maintain
    high level contacts at Policy and Chief Executive Officer level with
    national, regional and international public and private organizations to
    ensure effective achievement of the objectives of the Association.
  • Prepare
    and submit for Executive Committee consideration and approval, audited
    accounts and annual reports.
  • Draw
    up annual training and development programmes for staff based on
    performance appraisal outcomes.
  • Recommend
    staff actions to the Executive Committee regarding recruitment,
    promotions, disciplinary action, salary increases, reassignment,
    termination, etc. in accordance with the existing staff terms and
    conditions of service.
  • Co-ordinate
    the membership of the Association, promote public relations and networking
    with other organizations whose activities interface with those of the
    Association
  • Mobilize
    resources for funding of the Association’s activities in consultation with
    the Executive Committee and as provided for by the Constitution and Bye-Laws
    of the Association
  • Organize
    and prepare for General Meetings, Executive Committee Meetings, Seminars
    and Workshops and implement decisions and resolutions taken.
  • Guide
    and actively participate in the lobby and advocacy with relevant
    Ministries, Authorities and stakeholders for interventions necessary to
    the growth and development of the insurance market
  • Supervise
    the efficient and effective delivery/provision of all support services and
    facilities required for the proper running of the Secretariat and the
    Executive Committee.
  • And
    effect all related duties connected to those herein above stated and as
    assigned by the Executive Committee from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold an Honors Degree in Law, Insurance, Commerce,
    Economics, Business Administration, Finance and Banking or its equivalent
    in related fields. A post graduate or insurance professional qualification
    will be an added advantage.
  • Five
    years of experience in a management position preferably in the private
    sector.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and
relevant certificates plus contact addresses of three professional referees
(including e-mail and day time telephone contacts) to:
The Hon. Secretary,
Uganda Insurers Association
Plot 24A, Acacia Avenue – Kololo
P.O. Box 8912, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 2nd March 2018 by 5:00pm
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