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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Head Research & Market Development Job at Uganda Banker’s Association - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head Research & Market Development [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Advertising & Marketing ]

Jobs at: Uganda Banker’s Association

Deadline of this Job:
10th October 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, September 30, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position: Head Research & Market Development
Reports to: Executive Director.
Position Brief:
Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as senior management team member, the Head Research & Market Development (HRMD) will be responsible for leading UBA’s Research & Market Development Directorate to support initiatives & interventions proposed for the banking & financial sector.. .

Key Accountabilities:
• To develop and lead high quality policy development initiatives and research on the banking sector, including trends, key issues & drivers impacting on or influencing the industry and national processes and discussions therein.
• To develop research partnerships in banking & finance, in collaboration with other agencies (local, regional, international including academia) and research networks to enable UBA generate new and original policy insights.
• Provide the directorate of Communications & Corporate Affairs with raw material for appropriate and effective national influencing and stakeholder management.
• To develop and deliver advocacy strategies to influence relevant stakeholders and achieve policy changes at industry and national level.
• To monitor trends in the external environment, and identify opportunities to promote UBA's objectives.
• To organize, arrange for or represent UBA at high level research & advocacy meetings, the proposed UBA Annual Bankers Conference, through cross-organizational working groups and civil society networks.
• Produce & disseminate research findings, publications, bulletins, position papers etc as appropriate.

Suitability Requirements:
The ideal candidate shall be an economist, finance expert and or banker with sufficient industry exposure and demonstrable experience in applied research, gathering and evaluating relevant information presentation at conferences, and other fora with ability to exercise the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards and promote/share best practices.

Skills and Experience:
• An academic qualification at post-graduate level or equivalent experience on issues directly related to Economics, Finance & Banking.
• At least 5-8 year’s significant track record and publishing of policy analysis, advocacy and research in Economics, Banking & Finance with a proven interest and locus on applied research.
• Knowledge and experience of research, analysis and policy related to banking & finance, including public fiscal & monetary policy issues.
• An ability to link research and policy debates, and communicate effectively with a variety of non-specialist audiences.
• Strong writing & presentation skills, with a proven ability to produce high quality reports and briefings against a timeline.
• A proven ability to establish and maintain a network of policy and research relationships in Finance & Banking, and to harness these relationships to achieve policy change,
• Experience of effective team work and outstanding inter
• personal communication skills
• Ability to operate within an administratively self-servicing environment.
• Good contacts in the relevant fields, including the work of academic/research contacts with Regulators, DFIs, NGOs, & other international agencies.
Job Education Requirements: Post-graduate level

Job Experience Requirements: 5-8 year’s

Job application procedure
Apply to: Uganda Bankers’ Association.
PM 2702, Block 244, Nyangweso Road, Off Kironde: Rd, Tankhill Muyenga.
P.0. Box 8002, Kampala Mail to:

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