Warden Risk Management Job Careers – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Warden Risk Management

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Manager
Internal Audit

About US:

Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To Conserve
and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda in
Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the Benefit
of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”

Job Summary:     The Warden Risk Management will develop and
maintain a risk management strategy for Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain a risk management strategy for UWA.
  • Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures for
    identification, collection and analysis of risk related information.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls established by
    management to ensure that identified risks are appropriately mitigated.
  • Participate in the formulation and review of risk management and
    control activities for UWA to ensure that they meet the set objectives.
  • Understand the environmental risk management systems and controls in
    conservation and put in place controls to monitor the full implementation
    of these approved systems.
  • Develop mechanisms for assessing risks and guide risk-champions in
    various departments in maintaining risk-registers to monitor and assess
    the level of risks.
  • Review new and on-going management plans to ensure that they are
    carried out after a comprehensive risk assessment has been made.
  • Prepare and present reports for consideration by Management and the
    Board Audit and Risk Committee with respect to the effectiveness of the
    risk- management strategy of UWA.
  • Make recommendations to Management and the Board Audit and Risk
    committee on areas for improvement to mitigate both operational and
    strategic risks..
  • Prepare regular unit work plans and reports.
  • Perform any other official duty assigned by the supervisor and
    or/Management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Warden
    Risk Management career opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree
    in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting and/or Finance option),
    Statistics, Natural Resource Management or Economics from a recognized
    university
  • Certification in risk management and post graduate qualifications
    such as CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience as risk officer in a
    reputable organization.
  • Time management
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Ability to multi task
  • Age Limit: Below
    40 years

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their dully completed Job
Application Form in triplicate, download
here
, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three
(3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic
Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:

The Executive
Director,

Uganda Wildlife
Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road,
Kamwokya,

P.O. Box 3530
Kampala

Email to: 
hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org

NB:

  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.

Deadline: 7th June 2019

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