Fresher Risk Officer Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:   Risk Officer
Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Risk
Manager
About Us:
Pride Microfinance Limited
(MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with
34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal
opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
2003.     
Job Summary: The Risk
Officer will be expected to implement Pride’s Enterprises Risk Management (ERM)
framework in line with Bank of Uganda Risk guidelines (2010) and sound Risk
management practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identify
    and analyze risks related to the business.
  • Establish,
    maintain and update the Systems Risk Incidence Register and prepare
    analysis reports such as risk assessment report and key risk indicator
    tool.
  • Support
    the implementation of performance analytic tools in agreement with the
    Bank of Uganda guidelines, Basel II and CAMEL ratings.
  • Support
    implementation of accepted risk management standards.
  • Risk
    management sensitization and awareness for all staff.
  • Champion
    the fraud risk policy.
  • Project
    Risk Management
  • Undertake
    independent risk assessments in branches and departments for assurance of
    Board and EXCOM on the adequacy of the Risk and control self-assessments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Pride Risk Officer job placement should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Quantitative Economics,
    Commerce, Business Administration, ICT and Computer Science or any other
    related field.
  • Two
    years of related working experience in a related field.
  • Professional
    qualification in ACCA , CPA is an added advantage.
  • Should
    posses 2 principal passes at A’ level.
  • Should
    posses a credit and or a pass in Mathematics and English at O’ level.
  • Should
    be a self driven, dynamic, self-motivated, team player, results oriented,
    analytical and with excellent interpersonal skills. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head Human Capital
Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park, Block B, 
Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala, Uganda.
The complete applications
should include a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates/
transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation, letters of
recommendation from 3 referees and a daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All
applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly
not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 17th April 2018
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