Risk Officer Jobs – ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda)

Job Title:   Risk Officer   

Organisation: ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer/Board


About US

ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda) is a for-profit, non-deposit taking Microfinance Institution, operating as a microfinance company and regulated by the Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA). ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd is also a member of the Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU). ASA Uganda commenced operations in 2013. ASA Uganda is a subsidiary of ASA International, one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions globally and operates in 13 countries in Africa and Asia.

The company was listed in the premium segment on the London Stock Exchange in July ’2018.

ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd is seeking for professional, confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce its capacity by filling the following vacant position:


Job Title       : Risk Officer (1 position)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


Job Summary:  The Risk Officer’s position is responsible for supporting the management of risks faced by the organization on a day to day basis through identification, assessment, mitigation, reporting and continuous monitoring.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify key risks inherent in the microfinance business as well as emerging financial industry risks and suggest mitigation measures.
  • Prepare monthly risk information reports and risk management coordination committee reports.
  • Prepare quarterly risk reports; i.e. risk appetite, key risk heat map, risk matrix, I.T key risks, climate related risk assessments and natural disaster reports.
  • Prepare and present risk assessment reports to the board on quarterly basis.
  • Conduct risk awareness training within the organisation.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by management.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related field.
  • At least two years of experience in Credit/Risk management or Audit in a financial institution. Certification in Risk Management, or Audit is an added advantage.
  • Investigation skills.
  • Basic knowledge in the use of Microsoft office tools.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Personal organization and planning skills.
  • Analytical skills.


How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the above requirements can send their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (03) professional referees and a day-time telephone number, to the address below:


The Head Human Resources & Administration,

ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd,

Plot 228 Buye- Kigowa, Ntinda,

P.O. Box 245, Ntinda

Kampala, Uganda

Email: recruitment@asauganda.com


Deadline: 25th November, 2022, at 5:00 pm


NB: Please note that hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and aims to attract and select a diverse workforce, ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, class, ethnicity, disability, location, and religion. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.


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