Risk Officer

Reports to      :           Head Risk


Purpose          :           To diligently assist in managing the organization’s Risk through the development of a highly skilled team of Risk Champions, as well as support NIC’s strategic objectives by providing meaningful insight and guidance to a range of internal contacts.



            Key Result Areas


  • To assist in the design and implementation of a global risk management strategy for the organization.


  • To implement and coordinate the strategy and infrastructure for the identification, assessment, management and control of risk across the organization.


  • Undertake stakeholder sensitization to increase awareness of risks affecting the business.


  • To liaise with department heads on the adequacy of proposed actions in management of risk areas highlighted in risk reports, internal and external audit reports.
  • Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are proceeding as required.


  • Evaluate the adequacy of the company’s internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the stated goals and objectives
  • Monitor and report on compliance with regulatory requirements to the Head Risk


  • Proactively identify emerging risks and report the same to Head Risk


  • Undertake other assigned tasks.



Minimum qualifications and competence requirement


  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in a Business related course from a recognized University.
  • Must have at least partial professional qualification in ACCA or CPA or CIA.
  • A certification in Risk Management is an added advantage
  • At least two (2) years post qualification work experience performing similar tasks
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar Risk Management role within the Financial Services Sector
  • Proven in-depth knowledge and experience of Risk Management practices and Regulations
  • Technically competent/qualified Risk Management & Compliance professional
  • Must possess, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills


Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of academic documents and certificates, not later than 30th July 2018 at 5:00 pm addressed to:

Head Human Resource


Plot 3 Pilkington Rd

P O Box 7134 KAMPALA


Or by Email

e-mail; vacancy@nic.co.ug

*Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.