Manager Risk & Compliance Job – Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Job Title:   Manager Risk & Compliance

Organisation: Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Finance Officer

About US:

Uganda Airlines is the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and lead the Risk management strategy for the organization.
  • Support the Chief Finance Officer in embedding a risk awareness culture
  • Establish and quantify the Organization’s ‘risk appetite’, and ‘risk tolerance’ and ensure risk approaches adherence accordingly.
  • Assist in compiling a risk profile for the organization.
  • Provide support by contributing to quantifying risks by considering the consequence and likelihood of occurrences.
  • Ensure that risks are captured and maintained in the risk management information system.
  • Support in the development of the risk management plan.
  • Update and maintain an integrated risk register.
  • Follow-up on all external and internal audit findings ensuring that they are adequately resolved.
  • Ensure adherence to the risk management methodology as guided in the enterprise risk management policy and risk quality procedures.
  • Provide input where necessary to ensure that all potential risks are identified, and treatment strategies developed.
  • Liaise with insurance brokers regarding insurance plans for the Airline, head office, and outstation locations.
  • Develop and implement contingency plans to manage business interruptions, volatile market events, and other emergencies.
  • Updating the incident register and action tracker on a regular basis.
  • Track, consolidate, and report on the status of incident investigations and actions.
  • Assesses business risks and defines risk mitigation strategies to reduce the impact on business performance in collaboration with the Leadership Team
  • Perform risk reviews and assessments to gauge.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business management, Law, Actuarial Science, or Risk Management. A certified Risk Professional is a requirement.
  • A thorough understanding of policies and best practices of risk management.
  • At least four to six years of relevant experience in a supervisory role evaluating business operations in risk management or assurance, preferably in the airline industry.
  • Good presentation skills utilizing Microsoft Office tools and any others as may be required.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to drive ownership and accountability.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Uganda Airlines in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 2nd May 2023

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