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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

December 16, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Uganda Revenue Authority is a government revenue collection agency established by the Parliament of Uganda. Operating under the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the URA is responsible for enforcing, assessing, collecting, and accounting for the various taxes imposed in Uganda.

Job Title

Manager Enterprise Risk Management job at Uganda Revenue Authority

Job Description

Develop and Coordinate the implementation of Risk Management, and Business continuity management frameworks to provide strategic and operational – guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Develop and review the Risk management and Business continuity framework to enable effective risk management in the organization

  • Research on best practices to enhance effective and efficient Risk management and ensure enterprise Business continuity

  • Engage the relevant stakeholders for their input into the formulation of the corporate risk management framework and Business continuity framework

  • Draft the risk management framework, business continuity framework and submit to the line manager for review and approval.

  • Coordinate sensitizations to management and staff about risk management and business continuity framework to create awareness framework to create awareness

  • Monitor the implementation and performance of the Risk management framework to enhance efficiency and prepare periodic reports that guide management on areas of improvement.

  • Monitor the implementation and performance of the business continuity management framework to enhance efficiency and prepare periodic reports that guide management on areas of improvement.

  • Periodically review and update the framework to ensure that standards are aligned with business dynamics


Develop and implement the enterprise risk management policy, procedures, and tools for identification, collection, and analysis of risks to enable effective risk management

  • Coordinate the development and review of enterprise-wide risk management policies, procedures, and tools.

  • Develop and review Terms of Reference to guide the Risk Management Committee activities.

  • Coordinate and liaise with the strategy development section to incorporate risks in the planning process to inform the strategy approach.

  • Coordinate joint compliance activities/programs to identify risks and come up with mitigation strategies to increase tax compliance.

  • Review and submit the corporate risk register to the line manager for further management.

  • Review and present the corporate risk management report to the line manager for further analysis and escalation.


Coordinate the development of business continuity reports to inform management on areas for strategic focus.

  • Coordinate the development of the procedures to guide staff in developing business continuity reports.

  • Coordinate the process of data collection and analysis from internal and external sources.

  • Coordinate the development of the strategic institutional business continuity tools, reports, models, and present them to the line manager for management consideration

  • Coordinate capacity-building engagements and information exchange with the departments on business continuity practices.

  • Guide the development of business continuity plan at corporate and departmental level.


Plan and manage the performance of the business unit and staff under supervision to improve productivity and efficiency.

  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan

  • Develop performance agreements with all the staff under supervision.

  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement.

  • Prepare and submit quarterly M&E report

  • Develop and update the risk register for the business unit

  • Document and review the unit business processes

  • Respond to audit queries regarding the business unit and update the respective Audit Management system

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

Essential Requirements

  • An Honors Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalency of a Master’s Degree in; Statistics, Economics, Quantitative Economics, or any other business-related field from a recognized academic institution.

  • At least three (03) years’ experience in the area of Risk Analysis, Data Analytics & modelling, Strategy development & execution, Planning, one (01) of which should have been attained at supervisory level in a reputable organization.

  • An impeccable record of integrity.

  • Desirable Requirements

  • Post Graduate qualifications in either; Statistics, Economics, Quantitative Economics, or any other business-related field from a recognized academic institution.

  • Leadership training.

  • Training in Enterprise Risk management or Business Continuity management.

  • Familiarity with the application of Data Analysis, Statistical Modelling Tools and Applications.

  • Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the Risk Management processes and procedures.

  • Knowledge of the Business continuity management processes and procedures.


SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • The incumbent should be able to demonstrate;

  • Effective communication – including Report writing and presentation skills

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • Good Interpersonal skills

  • The ability to apply principles and practices of Enterprise risk management

  • The ability to apply principles and practices of Enterprise Business continuity management

  • The ability to develop tools and conduct research

  • The ability to work with and develop teams.

  • The ability to analyze the Micro and Macro-economic environment

How to Apply

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