DPF Assistant Manager – Investments - Front Office Jobs in Uganda

DPF Assistant Manager – Investments - Front Office Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Generate revenue and identify potential investment opportunities for the Fund, participate in buying and selling securities, develop and implement financial and investment plans.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Source investments to be made on behalf of the Fund.

  • Perform the appropriate due diligence to substantiate the long-term value of investments and confirm that investments are consistent with the Fund’s investment guidelines.

  • Oversee all portfolio and asset management responsibilities during the term of investments.

  • Develop and update the Fund’s Investment policy and procedure proposals that clearly articulate the Fund’s value proposition.


  • Discusses investment options with Head Investments and keep him/her informed about transactions.

  • Offers advice on the purchase or sale of securities.

  • Analyzes market conditions to determine optimum times to execute securities transactions.

  • Participates in actual deal execution.

  • Develops investment plans, based on the Fund’s investment policy and strategy.

  • Provides information and advice regarding fluctuations or securities transactions affecting plans or accounts.

  • Reviews financial market reports, business publications, or other material to identify potential investments or to keep abreast of trends affecting market conditions.

  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.

    Expected Outputs

  • Economic research on macroeconomic developments

  • Formulation and update of Investment Policy Guidelines

  • Formulation and update of Investment Procedures Manuals


    Technical Competencies

  • Strong financial, analytical and modelling skills.

  • Ability to conduct industry and market research.

  • Knowledge and experience in financial markets especially 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.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • 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.

  • 5+ years’ work experience with demonstrable investment experience is essential.

  • A master’s in finance or a related field desirable.

  • Passed and completed Chartered Financial Analyst Level 1 Exam is desirable.

  • Track-record of sourcing, structuring and closing investments is desirable.

  • Prior experience in investment analysis is desirable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Assistant Manager – Investments - Front Office Jobs in Uganda

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