Programs and Activity Officer

FITSPA Uganda

Role: Programs and Activity Officer
Reporting to: Program & Activity Lead
Workstation: FITSPA – Uganda


About FITSPA

The Financial Technology Service Providers’ Association (FITSPA) is an independent, nonprofit,

membership-based organization that aims to create a conducive environment to stimulate innovation

in the financial services sector by increasing access to affordable financial services through ICT and

promoting financial inclusion in a sustainable way.


Job Summary

The Programs and Activity Officer is responsible for providing leadership and direction on all FITSPA program; implementation and evaluation of programs with emphasis on measurable outcomes using data and best practices; prioritization of programmatic objectives, activities, and budget needs; development of financial resources to support prioritized areas of work; continuation and development of team-based approaches; integration of programmatic activities as well as effective use of organizational resources.

Essential Job Functions

Interpretation, Implementation and Support for FITSPA Programs & Activities

  • Interpretation of FITSPA activities and programs with a view of ensuring the objectives are well understood
  • Build cross-sector relationships and work opportunities that integrate FITSPA‚Äôs agenda with activities within other sectors.
  • Work collaboratively with diverse, strong, and influential partners to achieve common goals.
  • Ensure program excellence through development and implementation of innovative performance and outcome measures.
  • Ensure and direct the development of regular and timely updates across all programs to ensure transparency, knowledge-building, and resource sharing.
  • Monitor national and international initiatives in the field of Fintech innovations and best practices to ensure that the organization remains up to date with trends.
  • Ensure that innovations and best practices are incorporated into the FITSPA program activities.
  • Document of all FITSPA activities and programs, member activities and the broader stakeholder eco-system
  • Offer support to the FITSPA Secretariat units by ensuring attendance of meetings and assignments under FITSPA, as will be assigned from time to time.
  • Support to Program Lead by ensuring branding of all FITSPA events
  • Reporting of FITSPA events and timely communication with members on stakeholder activities and events.
  • Work collaboratively with diverse, strong, and influential partners to achieve common goals.


Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work well unsupervised or blend in a team setting.
  • Ability to network with industry peers
  • performance and a genuine desire to coach and mentor.
  • Superior writing skills in terms of analysis and content.
  • Strong focus on being strategic, problem solving, and solution-focused.
  • Self-motivated, able to balance multiple and competing priorities or deadlines,
  • Excellent organizational skills, time-keeping and ability to track multiple programs and tasks.


Experience

  • A degree with related work experience.
  • Understanding of the indigenous Fintech space, its capabilities and scope.


Notice of nondiscrimination

FITSPA is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, disability, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state law. FITSPA is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

The Deadline for submission of applications is:

Date: 31st January 2023

Time: 5:00PM

All applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource Management

Email: info@fitspa.ug