Manager Risk Employment Opportunity – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:    Manager Risk

Organisation: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Duty Station:  PPDA Headquarters, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director


About US:

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.


Job Summary: The Manager Risk will develop a Risk Management Framework, consolidate the respective business / operational units’ risks and generate quarterly risk situational reports for management’s attention and action.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and update a Risk Management Framework that is monitored on a monthly basis.
  • Consult with the respective Departments’ Risk Champions in order to establish the organization’s Risk Register.
  • Use metrics to identify the key risks across the organization and propose mitigation measures.
  • Lead the efforts to embed risk management in the implementation of the Strategic Plan by identifying the key risks that might arise in implementation of the Plan and putting in place mitigating factors
  • Facilitate / coordinate in-house training to all employees on risk management
  • Support the audit and investigations teams in escalating key risks and identifying triggers that could lead to breaches in internal controls
  • Provide input into the M&E monthly reports by highlighting the risks that could lead to failure and or limited implementation of Strategic Objectives and initiatives
  • Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelors’ degree  in  Finance,  Statistics,  Economics,  Accounting, Mathematics, Analytics, Business Modeling or related field
  • Masters Degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Analytics, Business Modeling or related field
  • Full professional qualification in Accounting such as CPA, ACCA, CRISC or CFA or any other related Professional Body
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in a similar or related role in the areas of Risk Management
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team-working skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Analytical skills


How to Apply:

  • All candidates should send a completed application form, Download Here and the relevant academic documents to; with the job position applied for as the subject
  • The attachments should be limited to the following documents; a duly filled application form, National ID, O-level and A-level Certificates, Honours (1st Class and 2nd Class Upper Degree.
  • Applicants for the Regional Positions should be residents of the Region (Central, Western, Eastern or Northern) and provide a recommendation letter from LC 1 Chairperson as evidence.
  • All attachments should be sent as one file in PDF format.
  • The subject of the email should be ‘Application for the Position of…” (indicate the position applied for)


Deadline: 30th September 2022 by 5:00pm


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