DPF Senior Officer – Strategy and Research Jobs in Uganda

DPF Senior Officer – Strategy and Research Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To conduct and research and develop strategies for the Fund based on the finance, banking and deposit insurance industry trends and regulations.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in broad intra and inter-agency studies for example, with International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) of the financial services industry and of the regulatory framework, particularly in relation to the work of the Fund.

  • Participate in making presentations and recommendations as to which funds should be included in portfolio managers’ portfolios.

  • Develop reports to illustrate business, industry, or economic conditions.

  • Monitor the financial news using specialist media sources and provide relevant feedback and recommendations to Fund.


  • Works closely with the CEO to build a business plan that underpins the Fund’s Strategic Plan and business requirements.

  • Prepares policy papers on Deposit Insurance related matters.

  • Researches, compiles, and analyzes information on complex subjects pertaining to the financial services industry and markets as well as national, international and regional economic developments in order to determine the extent of compliance with laws, rules, and regulations that govern the Fund.

  • Reviews and assesses the impact of new legislation, technological developments, and similar matters related to the examination process and broader supervisory functions.

  • Publishes major developments, news in a quarterly in-house news magazine for the staff of the Fund.

  • Monitors fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by analyzing information from financial publications, government agencies, trade publications, company sources, or personal interviews.

  • Devises and evaluate methods and procedures for collecting data, such as surveys, opinion polls, or questionnaires, or arrange to obtain existing data.

  • Measures and assesses customer and employee satisfaction.

  • Gathers information about the investments to assist with valuation.

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

    Expected Outputs

  • Proposed policy papers on Deposit Insurance related matters.

  • Customer and employee satisfaction surveys.

  • Review of research papers and statistics from the banking sector.

  • Participation in inter-agency studies and respective proposals and recommendations to the Fund.


    Technical Competencies

  • Research and investigation.

  • Project management abilities.

  • Process improvement.

  • Quality management.

  • Knowledge management.

    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.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, commerce, economics statistics, mathematics, business administration, management, strategy or related field from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • 3+ years of working experience as a senior strategy officer in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment is essential.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in communication of sensitive information to business-wide leadership, executives, and stakeholders is desirable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Senior Officer – Strategy and Research Jobs in Uganda

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