Monday, November 11, 2019

Operational Risk Manager Job Vacancy at DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Operational Risk Manager

Employer: DFCU Bank

Job Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Expiry Date: 15th November 2019

•        Participate in developing strategies to identify, measure, monitor and control operational risk and provide independent oversight over the operational risk management framework.
•        Regular review of the Bank’s operations to achieve effective functioning of the Operational Risk Management Assurance Framework across all units.
•        Promote a strong operational risk management and compliance culture among all staff through training and holding workshops.
•        Drive ownership of operational risk management down to Functional/Business Unit level to ensure timely escalation of significant risks to Management & Board Risk Committee.
•        Periodic control testing to ascertain the integrity of the controls in the business or function and to actively manage the portfolio controls, including Generic, and Business Key Controls Self Assessments.
•        Through the Head of Operational Risk Management, advise the Business/Function Heads on Operational risk issues. In liaison with the Risk champions at the first line of defence, provide strong governance oversight to ensure that the Business is suitably addressing significant external and internal requirements.
•        Follow up and ensure that all Internal/External Audit and BOU inspection findings have been fully resolved and that no repeat findings arise in subsequent audits.
•        Conduct periodic risk-based Function/Business Unit/Branch reviews to monitor how effective their risk management practices are and recommend for remedial actions where there are control weaknesses.

Job Requirements:
•        The applicant for the DFCU Bank Operational Risk Manager career placement must hold a Degree level education preferably in a business-related field.
•        Possession of a risk management or audit qualification is an added advantage.
•        Six years’ banking experience in banking operations.
•        Thorough knowledge and understanding of banking operations, processes, products and regulatory requirements.
•        Ability to deal with problems of high complexity.
•        Strong analytical skills
•        Ability to coach staff on operational risk issues, prioritizing, and scheduling / accomplishment of work assignments with minimal supervision.
•        Ability to interpret workflows and operational procedures.
•        General knowledge of risks related to businesses and the industry.
•        Proficient computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office
•        Planning and organisational skills

How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to:

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