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Job Title:     Investments Officer – Deposit Protection Fund Uganda Jobs 

Organization:  Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:      Manager/Assistant Manager Investments (Middle Office)

Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda Profile:

The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).

Job Description:

The Investments Officer will play a supporting role in trade execution, monitoring, and financial reporting.

Roles and Responsibilities:  

  • Carryout investments in line with the Fund’s investment policies.
  • Support senior staff in identifying and structuring investments, departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide the follow-up to both the new investments generated and other investments already in the Fund’s portfolio through collaboration with Finance department.
  • Liaises and provides necessary accounting/administration information to Finance Team.
  • Prepares investment memorandums and supporting documentation to be presented to the Fund’s Investment Management Committee for each prospective investment.
  • Monitors and tracks financial performance of investments to ensure that revenue interest payments achieve budgeted targets.
  • Engages Fund managers on a regular basis for reconciliation purposes.
  • Utilizes the Fund’s Finance’s financial reporting systems to monitor and measure investment performance.
  • Prepares and delivers reports on financial performance for internal purposes and for inclusion in reports to the Fund’s Board of Directors;
  • Provides financial analysis support;
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.
  • Liaises and provides relevant information to the Finance Team in the preparation of the annual accounts.
  • Assists both the internal and external auditors.
  • Helps to prepare and write periodic asset reports and any other ad hoc reports as required.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.

Key Results:

  • Periodic valuation reports.
  • Periodic cash statements.
  • Reconciliation schedules for portfolio expenses.
  • Reports on portfolio performance in line with budget.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) Investment Officer job placement must hold a first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, banking, economics, statistics, mathematics or related area, from an accredited institution, is essential.
  • Professional certification in accounting or finance is desirable;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS office packages is desirable.
  • No prior work experience is required.

Competencies:

Technical Competencies

  • Accounting and budgeting.
  • Data management.
  • Knowledge of fixed income.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
  • Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
  • Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
  • Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
  • Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
  • Communication: Shares and receives information using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.
  • Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplishment of its goals.
  • People Management: Leads and engages people to maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.
  • Coaching and Mentoring: Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. Influences others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives. ability to gain other’s support for ideas, proposals, and solutions.

How to Apply for Deposit Protection Fund Uganda Jobs – No Experience Investments Officer:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 30th January 2020 by 5:00pm

NB: No employer should ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. Please contact Fresher Jobs Uganda if it ever happens with any of the jobs that we advertise.

Comments

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  2. Hullo DPF,
    Iam Clare, Bachelors of commerce degree holder currently pursuing a post graduate diploma in Human resource management, working for Stanbic bank Uganda as a loan processing consultant(verification role),
    previously held positions of a teller, customer service consultant.
    Kindly notify me on any new career opportunities tailored to HR management and customer service management.
    regards
    Clare

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