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Thursday 3 October 2013

Chief Executive Officer Job opportunity in Uganda at Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Organization: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
City Kampala,
Country Uganda

About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) was created by the URBRA Act 2011 to oversee and regulate the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda both in the public and private sector, and to protect the interests of members and beneficiaries of all schemes.

Job Summary: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will lead the Authority during the institutional development phase and the reform process of the Uganda pension sector reform. The CEO will report to the Board of Directors and undertake all the administrative functions of the Authority

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing leadership to the URBRA to make it a fully functional regulatory and supervisory authority.
Establishing and achieving the current and long-term objectives of the authority, including developing and implementing a strategic plans.
Responsible for day-to-day decision making regarding the organizational financial, regulatory and other obligations.

Supervising operations to ensure internal efficiencies and outstanding quality of customer service.
Supporting the pension reform team within the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Ministry of Public Service.
Undertaking outreach initiatives to create awareness of the general public on the objectives of the pension reform.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The CEO will have at least 15 years of relevant international experience in the pension
Experience in the financial sector
Ability to clearly regulate and supervise, with high moral character and a high degree of integrity
Demonstrated leadership and management of pension schemed in other countries.

NB: Compensation will be competitive and comparable to similar positions internationally. This is a three-year contract appointment, with possibility of extension up to five years, with one year as probation. Detailed information can be found at www.finance.go.ug, under “Vacancies”

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic certificates and professional qualifications clearly indicating the position applied for should be sent to: Programme Coordinator, The Second Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP II), Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development Finance Building, 3rd Floor, Room 3.4, Plot 2/12 Apollo Kaggwa Road, P.O. Box 8147, Kampala, Uganda. Tel: 256-41-4707900 Email: finmap@finance.go.ug

Deadline: Friday, 18 October 2013