Capital Markets Authority Chief Executive Officer Job in Uganda

Chief Executive Officer
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) was established in 1996 by the Capital Markets Authority Act Cap 84 Laws of Uganda and is mandated to promote, develop and regulate the capital markets industry in Uganda.
The Board of Directors invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Authority which will become vacant when the incumbent retires at the end of 2013.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will provide visionary leadership ¡n the regulation, supervision and development of the capital markets with the overall objective of investor protection.

The job offers the right candidate the opportunity to shape the future and ensure continued success of Uganda’s capital markets. 
The successful candidate should be ready to continue with the momentum that the CMA has exhibited so far in regulating and deepening the market.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction in the development, implementation and evaluation of CMA’s strategic plan;
  • Develop and enforce a high performing corporate organizational culture and ensure that CMA operates within the context of sound governance and management principles and practices;
  • Ensure the Authority delivers on its mandate as stipulated in the Capital Markets Authority Act; including developing the market and effectively regulating market players;
  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of cross-border, regional and international initiatives aimed at regulatory coordination, cooperation and growth of Uganda’s capital markets.
Qualifications & Key Competencies:
  • An honors Bachelor’s degree;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field and/or professional qualification and valid membership ¡n a relevant professional body will be an added advantage;
  • At least ten (10) years senior management experience; of which not less than five years should be practical experience gained in a securities and financial markets environment;
  • In-depth knowledge of capital markets issues and trends at national, regional and international levels and understanding of financial instruments, products and services and international best practice;
  • Strong leadership, management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills.
Key Personal Attributes:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create and maintain relevant networks and collaborative relations internally and externally;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and diverse environment;
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to apply and send their applications enclosing copies of curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates and provide names of three referees who are able to comment on the candidate’s qualifications, experience and integrity. 
The Authority will offer the successful candidate an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the position.

The advertisement can also be accessed on the CMA website and the Future Options website

Applications should be sent to the address below by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail so as to reach not later than close of business on Friday 28th June 2013.

The Director, Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd,
4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda.

Phone: +256 31226502819, +256 41423120416,