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Equity Investment Specialist Job at Uganda Development Bank Ltd ( UDBL ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Equity Investment Specialist

Jobs at:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd ( UDBL )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 14TH July 2011, 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd ( UDBL ) is the country's only Development Finance institution (DFI) established in 1972. The Bank has recently re-positioned itself as a partner to the Govemment of Uganda in delivering the theme of its National Development Plan. UDBL is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the position of Equity Investment Specialist.
Job Grade/Scale: UDBL 04
Reports to: Director Development Finance (DDF)
Job summary
This is a specialist role within the UDBL structure whose primary
responsibility is to provide consultation to management on Equity investment
The job holder shall promote/mobilize Equity business, analyze and/or appraise equity funding proposals as well as monitor such businesses in the Bank‘s portfolio, with the view of ensuring sustainable equity financing.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Setup of investment policies and procedures in line with UDBL's institutional and policy framework
  • Regularly source for new sources of capital to support UDBL's equity investment strategy and objectives
  • Support the DDF in ongoing decision making and in determining strategic direction of the Equity portfolio
  • Support DDF in developing and implementing the annual business plan for equity investments;
  • Participate in marketing UDBL's equity product to external stakeholders;
  • Regularly refine and update UDBL's equity products in line with changing economic conditions and market expectations to ensure continued relevance and sustainability of the bank's products
  •  Participate in promoting synergies and/or co-financing with other bank E products
  • Ensure a high quality, robust equity investment pipeline, in line with ; UDBL’s strategic objectives and mandate;
  • Oversee the appraisal of equity-funding proposals with the view of ensuring that all related decisions are grounded on sound technical advice and on equity-financing best practices;
  • Research, collate and analyze market information to support the DDF and other stakeholders to make effective and profitable investment decisions"
  • Periodically review the Bank's equity portfolio with the view of ensuring that the Bank's investments are sustainable.
  • Oversee any necessary rebalancing of UDBL's equity portfolio
  • Advise management on exit strategies
Key Performance Indicators
  • Annual and ongoing performance of UDBL‘s equity portfolio (stipulated risk-adjusted return as measured against UDBL's hurdle rate)
  • Quality of the equity portfolio and performance of underlying companies
  • Net value of equity portfolio
  •  Number of clients in which bank has equity Interest
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Strong Analytical and problem -solving skills
  • Strong affinity for numbers / numerical proficiency
  • Mastery of contemporary financial modeling
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of national and regional business and economic trends t
  • Sound Commercial awareness and Business acumen
  • Ability to manage/work with multidisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of law relating to contracting and company law
  • Good interpersonal skills
  •  Minimum of a good first or advanced degree from a reputable education institution, with a bias in finance, business studies, economics, statistics, applied mathematics, accounting or a related field is required.
  • Full or pan CFA and/or similar qualification is desirable

  • A strong finance/investment background with ii working experience of a minimum 5 years in capital markets, equity investments or related fields in reputable institutions
  • Solid Governance experience/experience on Board of Directors
Job application procedure
Send or deliver your application which shall include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents and contact addresses of professional references to The Director, Human Resources & Administration, 1ST Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road
Closing date: Friday, 14TH July 2011, 5.00pm