UIA Director General - Jobs in Uganda

UIA Director General - Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:
  • Director General
    Reports to:
  • Board of Directors
    Overall Supervisor of:
  • All UlA Staff

    Uganda Investment Authority (IAA) was established by the Investment Code Act, 1991, to be the primary agency of Government for the purpose of promoting. attracting and facilitating investment in Uganda.

    Advising Government on investment policy and advocating for a competitive business environment U A is, therefore, the primary Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) for Uganda,which status was maintained in the Investment Code Act, 2019

    As a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development (MFPED), the UIA narks with the government and the prone sector to promote the economic growth of Uganda evasion supporting fob creation and investment by local and foreign companies.

    Job Summary:

    The Director General (0G) serves as chief Executive of Uganda investment Authority and, in partnership with the Board is responsible for the successful attainment of the Vision.

    Mission and Objectives of the Authority, and the accountability of the Authority to its stakeho dens.

    The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the DG who has the authority to Early out these responsibilities, in accordance with the polices formulated by the Board.

    The DG supports the Board as it carries out Is governance functions and is responsible for day to day implementation of the Board decisions

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensuring effective implementation of the approved budget Ensuring timely submission of the performance reports both narrative and financial to the stakeholders in line with guidance provided by the board Ensuring due compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Representing the Authority and seining Chief spokesperson Networking.
  • Advocating and but ding institutional linkages and partnerships that promote and protect the interests of the Authority
  • Ensuring that professional relationship between the Authority and its stakeholders including the general public is upheld Overseeing the day today operations of the Authority with a new to maximizing the contribution and value of the Authority Providing technical Woof la the board on how to create value for the development of the Authority and delivery of or its mandate
  • Human Resource Management & Leadership Provide reduction and establishing a sound Resources Strategy that builds and assures a work environment that recruits, retains and supports quality and motivated performance work teams
  • Provide leadership, promoting and fostering a high team performance culture in the Organisation Overall supervision and control of the staff of the Authority Directing, supervising developing men:dine and appraising staff
  • Financial Management Oversee the fiscal activities of the Authority
    including planning, budgeting.
  • Board Matters Monitoring, evaluating and reporting institutional performance to the Board in a timely manner, Informing the Board and as Committees about relevant trends, issues, problems and activates order to forcible policy making
  • Attending Board meetings and ensure day to day implementation of the Board decisions
  • Executing any other lawful directives as may be issued, from time to time, by the Board
  • Critical Outputs - Policies to guide UlA operations formulated and approved by the Board UlA Strategic Plan, budgets, annual *NS plans and procurement plans formulated and approved
  • Approved Budgets, Work plans and procurement plans effectively implemented Resources mobilized for the effective implementation of Authority activities and programs Appropriate management and operating systems in place lila Board effectively supported to catty out its governance functions Comprehensions and timely performance reports submitted and approved by the Beard for sharing with stakeholders
  • Productive institutional partnerships established and maintained with key stakeholders

    Required Competences:
  • Must hold a Master's degree at any of the tot owing disciplines Management Science, Business Administration or Management, Business Science or Economics, Public Administration, Agribusiness, Agricultural economics, Inclinations Engineering Economics or Management, International Development Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines Business Administration, Commerce. Economics. Development Studies.
  • EPA accepts no 'ability for incomplete Partner ship competitiveness proyects submission. late or misdirected transmission of A track record in delivering complex instituton-wade narratives involving public and
  • Al academic qualifications will be subjected to ornate sector partners. yen/matron by the issuing Institution (valence of successful track record in investment .
  • Only short listed applicants will be decision making and interviews significant amounts of matey
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic Disqualifications
    dialogue with proven experience n providing h qua try strategic and policy advice at man levels to national governments or private sec entities Evidence of ability to build and lead motivated an acclimated teams across functional boundaries and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way Ability to present and win support for ideas
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English Broad knowledge of the global and Ugandan business and Investment environment Experience with resource mobilization, utilization and accountability
  • Experience with Board matters Proven integrity and wise judgment

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th July 2019
  • Applications with comprehensive typed CVs. copies of transcripts and certificates together with the applicant's to phone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three ref iron should be sent to. Me Acting Director General Beane& Investment Authority, PO Box 7418, Kampala

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