Research and Market Development Officer Job Opportunities – Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Organisation: Capital
Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Research and Market Development
About CMA:
The Capital Markets
Authority (CMA) was established by the Capital Markets Authority Act Chapter 84
Laws of Uganda as a semi-autonomous body responsible for the promotion,
development and regulation of the capital markets industry in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Research and Market Development Officer
will research and make presentations to stakeholders aimed at demonstrating the
business case for market based financing as well as support market development
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Undertake action research to demonstrate the business case for
    market based financing among external stakeholders;
  • Undertake research and generate research papers to support the
    market supervision department in handling applications;
  • Undertake research and develop research papers to support the legal
    department in reviewing the regulatory framework.
  • Development of regulatory impact assessments (the business case for
  • Manage operational aspects of the CMA’s investor and issuer
    education campaigns; and
  • Periodically communicate research findings to intermediaries,
    industry /trade associations and professional bodies on the existence and benefits
    of market based financing, and investing in capital markets
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Research
    and Market Development Officer placement should preferably hold an upper
    second or first class Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution/
    university in Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Administration
    (Finance) or any other related subject. Possession of a professional qualification
    in a relevant discipline will suffice for the absence of a first degree. A
    postgraduate qualification in corporate finance or related field will be
    an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant research work experience
    preferably in the financial sector industry and with broad knowledge or
    interest in financial services in general, and in capital markets in
  • Advanced computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
    Office-power point, excel, word is required.
  • Good report writing skills;
  • A high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to initiate projects and read extensively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage effectively under pressure for meeting deadlines;
  • Self-motivated and results driven;
  • Works easily within and with teams
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Ability to interpret legislation and policy;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or send via email (in
standard file types, namely Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single
attachment, and should not exceed 10MB) their applications together with a
recent CV (with 3 references), copies of academic transcripts and/or certificates
The Director
Corporate Services,
Capital Markets
8th Floor, Jubilee
Insurance Center,
Plot 14 Parliament
P.O Box 24565
Email to:
NB: Please
take note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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