Risk Management Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Risk Management Officer
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Job Summary:  The Risk Management Officer will mainly
identify and report on operational risks
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review and assess inherent risks within
    new processes and systems and make relevant recommendations to the
  • Monitor compliance with internal
    policies and procedures and report breaches with appropriate
    recommendations to the supervisor
  • Review existing processes and system to
    identify risk exposures and recommend appropriate mitigation measures
  • In conjunction with risk-owners,
    participate in control self-assessment and track implementation of action
    points for control weaknesses
  • Undertake sensitization/training of
    staff on operational risk control
  • Record in a database, all incidents
    reported from operational areas of UNBS and prepare periodic and ad hoc
    incident reports; analyzing the causes and recommending appropriate
    control measures
  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc operational
    risk reports as advised by the supervisor
  • Monitor developments in the environment
    & identify potential risk exposures to UNBS
  • Develop appropriate tools for monitoring
    operational risk exposures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Risk
    Management Officer job opportunity should hold an Honours Degree in BBA,
    B.COM, B. Economics or related fields from a recognized
  • Possession of relevant professional
    qualifications such as Certified Risk Management Professional as added
  • Two years of working experience in a
    busy business organization or professional services firm, preferably in
    Risk/Audit/Operations departments.
  • Be computer literate with skills in MS
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications
  • The successful candidate must have a
    high level of integrity and professionalism,
  • Communication, Teamwork and Analytical
  • Age: Between 25 and 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and
    national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 7th March 2019 by 5:00pm
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