Director Professional Development job at Uganda Institute of Banking, and Financial Services (UIBFS)

Uganda Institute of Banking, and Financial Services (UIBFS)

Director Professional Development job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: May 22 2023

Hiring Organization: Uganda Institute of Banking, and Financial Services (UIBFS)

Job Details:

Uganda Institute of Banking, and Financial Services (UIBFS) is a Centre of Excellence in Financial Services Training in Uganda. The Institute is designed to promote professionalism, and inclusion through market-led training, research, and consultancy to providers and users of financial services. The Institute's training programs cover Professional, Short & Executive, Specialized, and Post Graduate Courses.

Uganda Institute of Banking, and Financial Services, invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Institute’s established structure

Post: Director Professional Development
Number of Vacancies: 01
Salary Scale: UIBF2
Nature of Employment: Contract
Ref: UIBF/Apr.23/1

Minimum Qualification:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding:
• An Honor’s degree in, Education related courses or Human Resource Management or Organizational Psychology or Organizational Development (OD) or Business related courses or any other related field from a recognized university.
• A Master’s qualification in any of the courses above
• Membership in a relevant professional association (s)

Minimum Working Experience:
Applicants should have a minimum of eight (8) years of working experience with at least 4 years must have been at the manager level handling training function in finance related Institutions or Head of the department in a reputable training Institution

Key Competencies:
He/she should have the following Key competencies: In-depth understanding of modern training methods (including workshops, simulations, e-learning, and coaching), Experience in organizing training activities in a corporate environment, project management and budgeting, Proficiency in Learning Management Systems (LMS), Excellent communication and leadership skills, Partnership Management, Stakeholder Management, People Management, Risk Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Organizational Strategizing

Critical Work Functions For The Role:
1. Develop and implement a strategy for promoting Professional Development in the financial sector as per the Institute's mandate
2. Develop, and implement programs and policies that promote training excellence and partnership in the Institute
3. Oversee planning, development, and implementation of short courses, and academic and professional courses programs.
4. Lead the development of competence frameworks for the various financial sector and promote their implementation in the sector
5. Undertake a periodic critical self-assessment and evaluation of the Institute’s training and professional development programs
6. Develop and implement a criterion for identifying and recruiting competent resource personnel for all the courses offered by the Institute
7. Establish monitoring and measurement mechanisms to evaluate the effectiveness of all professional development efforts
8. Develop and implement a strategy for partnering with donor Agencies and financial services players in the joint development of training programs as well as the generation of proposals to access funding.
9. Prepare and implement a budget for the Directorate of Professional Development as per the Institute’s financial management policies
10. Chair management academic committees on academic programs and examinations
11. Design and implement a mechanism for identifying risks and associated mitigation plan for Professional Development Directorate
12. Prepare regular Management, Board reports and attend Board Meetings on the invitation
13. Monitor the staff performance under your jurisdiction, and provide coaching and mentoring for better staff performance
14. Perform other lawful duties as assigned by the supervisor

Application procedure

1. Only online applications will be considered
2. Applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents e.g. Transcript, O’Level, A ‘level Degree certificates, and only portable Document Format (pdf) is allowed.
3. A maximum of two (2) positions should be applied for by each applicant.
4. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Institute.
5. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
6. Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification.
7. Candidates who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
8. The deadline for submission of the application is Monday 22nd May 2023 at 5:00pm and to apply, visit the UIBFS website:  and Mind Global Consult website  for the detail/ ONLY online applications will be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted.
9. “UIBFS is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge money for recruitment”

Date Posted: 2023-03-11


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