Career Opportunity: Chief Executive Officer- UIA


Uganda Insurers Association is an umbrella body that promotes the development and expansion of sound insurance and reinsurance activities in Uganda.


JOB TITLE: The Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Executive Committee of the Association.


Key aspects of the Position:
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for planning, direction, supervision and control of:-
1. Activities assigned to the Secretariat for purposes of meeting the obligations of the Association as provided by its Constitution and bye- laws.
2. Qualitative and quantitative goals and objectives established by the Executive Committee.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
a) Develop, recommend and implement policies, plans, budgets and control systems designed to achieve the Association’s objectives and priorities as specified by the Executive Committee;
b) Implement the approved organization structure, personnel policies and the operational and financial control and reporting systems;
c) Provide strategic leadership, guidance and supervision to Secretariat staff to enable timely and effective accomplishment of approved Association’s action programmes and budgets in order to achieve the Association’s objectives.
d) Periodically prepare operating and financial reports as feedback arising from Executive Committee approved policies, activity programs and instructions delegated to the Secretariat for action.
e) Maintain high level contacts at Policy and Chief Executive Officer level with national, regional and international public and private organizations to ensure effective achievement of the objectives of the Association.
f) Prepare and submit for Executive Committee consideration and approval, audited accounts and annual reports.
g) Draw up annual training and development programmes for staff based on performance appraisal outcomes.
h) Recommend staff actions to the Executive Committee regarding recruitment, promotions, disciplinary action, salary increases, reassignment, termination, etc. in accordance with the existing staff terms and conditions of service.
i) Co-ordinate the membership of the Association, promote public relations and networking with other organizations whose activities interface with those of the Association.
j) Mobilize resources for funding of the Association’s activities in consultation with the Executive Committee and as provided for by the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.
k) Organize and prepare for General Meetings, Executive Committee Meetings, Seminars and Workshops and implement decisions and resolutions taken.
l) Advise and actively participate in the lobby and advocacy with relevant Ministries, Authorities and stakeholders for interventions necessary to the growth and development of the insurance market.
m) Supervise the efficient and effective delivery/provision of all support services and facilities required for the proper running of the Secretariat and the Executive Committee.
n) And effect all related duties connected to those herein above stated and as assigned by the Executive Committee from time to time.


Qualifications and Experience:
I. Education level of an Honors Degree in Law, Insurance, Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Finance and Banking or its equivalent in related fields. A post graduate or insurance professional qualification will be an added advantage.
II. Experience of at least 5 years in a management position preferably in the private sector.


How to apply:
Please submit your application supported by a curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and relevant certificates plus contact addresses of (03) referees (including e-mail and day time telephone contacts)


The Hon. Secretary
Uganda Insurers Association
Plot 24A, Acacia Avenue-Kololo
P. O. Box 8912, Kampala
Closing date: March 2nd 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

Uganda Insurers Association is an equal opportunity employer.