DPF Assistant Manager – Strategy and Risk Jobs in Uganda

DPF Assistant Manager – Strategy and Risk Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To formulate, provide guidance and manage the Fund’s enterprise Strategy and Risk Management Framework .

    Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Fund’s Management in organizational strategy and risk management formulation and monitoring.

  • Play the role of a strategy and risk coach to all staff and departmental leadership by providing support in the formulation of strategic plans and risk framework.

  • Participate in formulation of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for analysis and assessment of strategy execution and risk management.

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


  • Provides thought leadership in development of new methods, techniques and criteria for developing strategy and risk analysis then provide proposals and recommendations.

  • Follows-up enterprise-wide risk and strategy assessment findings and recommendations.

  • Ensures that the strategy and risk operations are conducted in accordance with best practice and international standards.

  • Develops risk and strategic management manuals, work plans and programs for optimizing Fund performance.

  • Plans, schedules and executes strategy and risk management assessments.

  • Executes investigations in specific issues as requested by Management or the Board.

  • Provides ad hoc advice and guidance to management, staff or Board, sometimes by delivering courses and training sessions on risk and strategy.

  • Examines whether the Fund’s strategic and risk management objectives are reflected in all activities

  • Ensures all staff and Board appreciate and understand objectives of strategic and risk management.

  • Participates in per-implementation compliance checks to determine if systems and programs under development for the Fund will work as planned.

  • Develops and review project management strategies and methodologies to be adopted by the Fund including development of project and risk management guidelines, contingency plans, objectives and deliverables.

  • Collaborates across businesses, functions, and regions to align strategy and risk management direction with corporate and departmental policies, procedures and systems.

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

    Expected Outputs

  • Appreciation and compliance with the strategic and risk management frameworks.

  • Risk and strategic management policies, procedures and systems.

  • Periodic enterprise-wide risk and strategic assessment reports.

  • Presentations to the Management and/or the Board of Directors on strategic and risk management matters.


    Technical Competencies

  • Compliance auditing, certification of financial statements.

  • Performance auditing.

  • Risks assessment, auditing and fraud detection.

  • Process improvement.

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications.

  • Strong research skills and knowledge of Statistical Analysis Software (SAS).

  • 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, management, finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, law or any other related field, from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • 5+ years of working experience in a corporate strategy and/or risk management with substantial exposure to formulation and monitoring is essential.

  • Professional certification in strategy and/or risk management or related certification is desirable.

  • Master’s degree in business administration, management, finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, law or any other related field is desirable.

  • Understanding of risk and/or strategy analysis and assessment reporting procedures standards and regulations is desirable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Assistant Manager – Strategy and Risk Jobs in Uganda

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