Uganda Development Bank Project Officer Jobs

Uganda Development Bank Project Officer Jobs


Job Summary

  • The Project Officer supports implementation of the bank’s funded
    projects/programs and ensures customers’ compliance to the post disbursement covenants.

  • He/she will provide advice to both
    management and clients on any identified shortfalls and potential risks as well as propose possible mitigants

    Accountability Statement

  • The project Officer is accountable for ensuring that all customer projects financed by UDB are implemented within the agreed cost,
    time schedules and scope; that they meet the technical expectations, any deviations to which are proactively identified and remedied; and that all project implementation covenants,
    conditions precedent and milestones are adhered to.

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    The Project Officer is responsible for:

  • Establishing facts, or proceedings relating to project/program
    implementation in accordance with the project plans.

  • Escalating any project deviations so that proactive measures are taken to remedy these deviations

  • Participating in the review of operational results and financial performance of assigned projects at the post-implementation
    stage as compared with: the prognosis of the operational performance which was the basis of the investment and the actual operational performance of the industry in which the
    project operates.

  • Identify potential problems which could lead to deviations from the project plans and propose to management appropriate
    solutions to these problems so as to ensure the objectives of the projects are achieved.

  • Monitor project implementation covenants for all projects in
    his/her portfolio.

  • Conduct periodic visits to projects in his/her assigned portfolio to obtain up-to-date information on operations, management and
    implementation of projects, ensure ongoing compliance to various standards such as environmental, legislation, legal
    contracts, taxes, etc.

  • Prepare reports
    to monitor performance of clients

  • Prepare progress reports, assessing performance of projects and timely recommendation of appropriate action to deal with problematic projects

    Level of Authority

  • Assess efficacy of project implementation

  • Recommend solutions to remedy project deviations

    Relationships

    Internally

  • All UDB Departments

    Externally

  • UDBL Customers

    Requirements

    Qualifications

  • A numerate degree with accounting, finance or engineering

  • Possession of professional qualification like CFA, ACCA

    Subject

  • CPA OR certification in Project Planning & Management will be an added advantage.

    Experience

  • 3 years related experience in credit analysis and loan documentation and processing in a banking institution

  • Previous project supervision experience highly desirable.

    Competencies

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of credit and customer information

  • Superior Planning and Organizing skills, and/or Project

    Management skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and team orientation

    Application Procedure

  • Interested persons should send or deliver their applications and academic documents which shall include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents and contact addresses of 3 references to the Director Strategy & Corporate Affairs, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori
    Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road.

    Closing date

  • 7th February 2020

    How to Apply

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