Uganda Wildlife Authority Warden Risk Management Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Wildlife Authority Warden Risk Management Jobs in Uganda

Job Title :
  • Warden Risk Management
    Reports to :
  • Manager Internal Audit
    Department :
  • Executive Director’s Office
    Duty Station :
  • Uwa Headquarters
    Contract Duration :
  • Four (4) Years Renewable
    Age Limit :
    <>li>Not More Than 40 Years

    Main Purpose of the Job
  • The overall responsibility will be to develop and maintain a risk management strategy for Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain a risk management strategy for UWA.
  • Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures for identification, collection and analysis of risk related information.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls established by management to ensure that identified risks are appropriately mitigated.
  • Participate in the formulation and review of risk management and control activities for UWA to ensure that they meet the set objectives.
  • Understand the environmental risk management systems and controls in conservation and put in place controls to monitor the full implementation of these approved systems.
  • Develop mechanisms for assessing risks and guide risk-champions in various departments in maintaining risk-registers to monitor and assess the level of risks.
  • Review new and on-going management plans to ensure that they are carried out after a comprehensive risk assessment has been made.
  • Prepare and present reports for consideration by Management and the Board Audit and Risk Committee with respect to the effectiveness of the risk management strategy of UWA.
  • Make recommendations to Management and the Board Audit and Risk committee on areas for improvement to mitigate both operational and strategic risks
  • Prepare regular unit work plans and reports.
  • Perform any other official duty assigned by the supervisor and or/Management from time to time.

    Person Specifications
  • Should possess a minimum of Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting and/or Finance option), Statistics, Natural Resource Management or Economics from a recognized university
  • Certification in risk management and
    post graduate qualifications such as CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.

  • Should have at least three (3) years working experience as risk officer in a reputable organization.

  • Time management
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Ability to multi task

    How to Apply
  • Suitable candidates should send their application with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the addresses below:
  • Either: Email: or: The Executive Director, Uganda Wildlife Authority Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya P.O. Box 3530 Kampala
  • Closing Date: 7th June 2019
  • The Job Application Form can be accessed from the UWA website.


  • Applicants are required to scan and attach Certified copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.
  • Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Wildlife Authority Warden Risk Management Jobs in Uganda

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