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


Research and Market Development Officer

Organization:  Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to:  Director Research and Market Development


About US:

The Capital
Markets Authority (CMA) is a statutory body, established in 1996 by the Capital
Markets Authority Act (Cap 84) as amended, to promote, develop and regulate the
capital markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by
the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. The work of the CMA
is also governed by the Securities Central Depositories Act, 2009 and the
Collective Investment Schemes Act, 2003.


Job Summary:    The Senior Research and Market Development
Officer will initiate and implement capital market development activities under
the capital markets development master plan


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Oversee initiatives aimed at fostering the growth of the
public and private equity capital markets in Uganda.

Initiate and coordinate the development and regulatory
initiatives aimed at growing the bond market.

Coordinate development initiatives aimed at developing the
collective investment scheme sector.

Generate case studies of success stories of market based
financing and ensure these are disseminated.

Work closely with partners to implement activities under
the deal flow facility that seeks to prepare business enterprises to tap into
market based financing.

Coordinate the implementation of the ten-year capital
markets development master plan. This shall also entail engaging and providing
support to implementing partners for the master plan.

Develop briefs and research reports for engagement of
different stakeholders to facilitate the development of Uganda’s capital

Any other duties as assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Senior Research and Market Development Officer employment opportunity should
hold a Masters’ Degree in Economics, Finance, Financial Economics, Statistics
or any other relevant discipline. An upper second or first class Bachelor’s
degree from a recognized institution/university in Economics, Statistics,
Commerce, Business Administration or any other related subject. Possession of
partial professional qualification from professional bodies such as the CFA
institute and CISI will be an added advantage.

At least four (4) years’ relevant research work experience
preferably in the financial sector or government agencies with broad knowledge
or interest in financial services in general, and capital markets in

Excellent writing and oral presentation skills;

Ability to read extensively and learn fast;

Ability to initiate and execute projects with minimum

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

Ability to manage effectively under pressure to meet

Self-motivated and results driven;

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; and

Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office –
power point, excel, word.


How to Apply:

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 addressed to:


The Human
Resource Officer

Markets Authority,

8th Floor,
Jubilee Insurance Center,

Plot 14
Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 24565 Kampala.


Email to:



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Your application will only be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the above stated requirements, including submission of documents
in standard file types. Zipped files, links and / or multiple attachments are
not acceptable.


Deadline: 28th August 2020 by 5:00pm


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