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Lubowa Robert

Strategy, Research, Statistics, Risk Management

Can work in or around Kampala

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  • Suggested rate £1,791 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Kampala, Uganda
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Kampala and 50km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Automobile
  • Aviation & Aerospace
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Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
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Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Basic

  • Ganda

    Native or bilingual

Categories

Skills (15)

Lubowa in a few words

Hi, my name is Lubowa Robert. I come from the statistics and enterprise risk management background with over 12 years of experience in a wide range of disciplines. I am here to fulfil your business and professional needs. Are you looking for help, simplicity and enjoyable experience? I have a variety of services that I offer to you and some of these include:
1. Writing,
2. Profit/revenue modeling,
3. Business plans,
4. Annual reports,
5. Annual statistical abstracts,
6. Annual data books,
7. Technical writing,
8. Policies, guidelines and manuals,
9. Concept notes.
10. Frameworks,
11. Speech writing,
12. Research,
13. Questionnaire design,
14. Data entry
15. Data cleaning,
16. Data analysis,
17. Report writing,
18. Proof reading,
19. Academic writing (Undergraduate, Masters and PhD),
20. Statistical modeling,
21. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs),
22. Key Risk Indicators (KRIs),
23. Business Continuity Planning,
24. Compliance Management,
25. Enterprise Risk Management (ERM),
26. Strategy development and management,
27. Balanced Scorecard Management,
28. Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, among others),
29. Computer training, and
30. Customizing and implementing ISO Standards.

Don't forget that it is all about quality.

Experience

Kibuye II Vehicles and Cycles Mechanics SACCO, KVCM SACCO

Consulting & Audits

Consultant

Kampala, Uganda

October 2019 - December 2022 (3 years and 2 months)

Achievements:

I provided consultancy services in multiple
disciplines including: statistics, research, technical writing,
enterprise risk management, writing, business plans,
corporate plans, proposal writing, report writing, key
performance indicators, and mathematical models among
others.My broad understanding of business process
dynamics enabled Kibuye II Vehicles and Cycles
Mechanics (KVCM) SACCO, achieve its objectives as a
savings and credit cooperative organisation (SACCO)
inUganda. The SACCO grew to over 300 members ever
since 2019. KVCM SACCO made an average of over 7,000
transactions in terms of savings, withdraws and loans per
year.

Skills gained:

a) How to manage a savings and credit cooperative
organisation (SACCO).
b) How develop and implement people-centred
solutions.
c) How to grow and increase a customer/client base.
d) How to identify digital opportunities and fetch the
benefits they reflect.
Strategy Statistics Research Risk Management Business Analysis Business Intelligence Business Development Strategic Planning

Uganda Revenue Authority, URA

Public sector

Supervisor Statistics

Kampala, Uganda

August 2015 - March 2017 (1 year and 7 months)

Achievements:

I worked under the Research, Planning and Business
Development Division [RPD]. RPD Division is part of the
Commissioner General's Office [CGO], a Department which
provides executive support in Uganda Revenue Authority
[URA].
Under the Research, Statistics and Policy Analysis [RSPA]
Section within RPD Division, I was the head of the
organisation's executive Statistics Unit.
My deliverables included:
 Producing the URA Monthly Key Performance Indicators
[KPIs] Report,
 Compiling daily Income Tax Exchange Rates and
uploading them on the URA website,
 Compiling monthly Exchange Rates for International
Tax purposes and uploading them on the URA website,
 Compiling the URA Annual Data Book,
 Producing the URA Data Management Report,
 Responding to data requests from internal and external
stakeholders and
 Developing new URA Statistical Tables and updating the
existing ones.
After the end of the Millennium Development Goals [MDGs]
in 2015, another set of global goals called Sustainable
Development Goals [SDGs] was rolled out by the world
leaders through United Nations [UN]. I formed part of the
team representing Uganda to develop the inter-agency
indicators, provide data and devise mechanisms which
would position the country to get aligned to the indicators
of the SDGs. This team constituted of Uganda Revenue
Authority [URA], Uganda Bureau of Statistics [UBOS], all
the government Ministries, Departments and Agencies
[MDAs] and the United Nations Statistical Department
[UNSD].
Internally, these deliverables helped to inform decision
making and streamline the activities for stakeholders who
include:
URA Board of Directors, URA Commissioner General, URA
Senior Management, Heads of Department, staff in
operational Departments including Domestic Taxes
Department [DTD], Tax Investigations Department [TID],
Customs Department [CD], Legal Services and Board Affairs
Department [LSBA], Corporate Services Department [CSD],
Internal Audit and Compliance Department [IAC] and
Commissioner General's Office [CGO].
Externally, the above mentioned deliverables are used to
inform decision making and streamline the activities for
stakeholders including: World Bank, International
Monetary Fund [IMF], World Customs Organisation [WCO],
World Trade Organisation [WTO], United Nations [UN], UN
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Agencies, World Economic Forum, African Union [AU],
African Tax Administration Forum [ATAF],U.S. Agency for
International Development [USAID], Department for
International Development [DFID], Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD], Forbes,
The Parliament of Uganda, Bank of Uganda [BoU], Trade
Mark East Africa [TMEA], Uganda Bureau of Statistics
[UBOS], Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic
Development [MoFPED], Uganda Communications
Commission [UCC], Uganda Investment Authority [UIA],
Capital Markets Authority [CMA], Uganda Securities
Exchange [USE], world stock and securities markets,
Uganda Manufacturers Association [UMA], Private Sector
Foundation Uganda [PSFU], local and international NonGovernmental Organisations [NGOs] and Civil Society
Organisations [CSOs], Regional Blocks such as the East
African Community [EAC], Common Market for East and
Southern Africa [COMESA] and all the Government
Ministries, Departments and Agencies [MDAs], among other
corporations, investors and taxpayers.
In addition, I produced the quarterly Statistics Risk Register and provided advisory services with regards to data management and statistics production.

Skills gained:

a) Writing.
b) Preparing Key Performance Indicators [KPIs].
c) Preparing Key Risk Indicators [KRIs].
d) Compiling exchange rates.
e) Preparing annual data books.
f) Preparing annual reports.
g) Preparing annual statistical abstracts.
h) Mathematical modelling.
i) How to get the best out of global goals.
Research Statistics Enterprise Risk Management Data Mining Reporting Change Management

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Acting Manager - Risk Management and Revenue Modeling

Kampala, Uganda

November 2014 - January 2015 (2 months)

Achievements:

As Acting Manager - Risk Management and Revenue Modeling [RMRM], I led my team to be part of the first ever URA Business Impact Assessment [BIA], which was
conducted under the Services Support Enhancement
Project [SSEP] by PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC].
I was also part of the team which quality assured the Midterm Review Technical Proposal for Mid-term Evaluation of
the URA Corporate Plan FY2010/11-FY2014/15. In
addition, I was part of RPD Management meetings, in which
critical decisions are regularly made for the Division.
As a member of the URA Joint Compliance Committee, I
guided my team in presenting the Half Year Sector Analysis
Report and Revenue Outlook Projections Based on the
Performance of January 2014 to July 2014.
I provided technical resources to support the IMF Uganda
Mission that is the IMF/FAD Follow-up Revenue
Administration Mission in January 2016.
Some of the other duties I fulfilled as Acting Manager
RMRM included:
 Quality assuring the RMRM M&E Report for second
quarter FY2014/15,
 Overseeing the preparation of the Macroeconomic
Performance Brief, July 2014 to March 2015.
 Initiating the approval process of acquiring membership
[for RMRM team] subscriptions to the Institute of Risk
Management [IRM], London and
 Conducting Enterprise Risk Management [ERM]
knowledge sharing engagements for students on
internship.

Skills gained:

a) Revenue modelling.
b) Proof reading.
c) Technical writing.
d) Business impact assessment.
e) Preparing macroeconomic reports.
f) Preparing profit-revenue projections/forecasting
models.
g) How to establish and build long lasting
partnerships with and among international
corporations.
h) How to identify the best service providers.

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Supervisor Risk Management

Kampala, Uganda

September 2013 - August 2015 (1 year and 11 months)

Achievements:

As Supervisor Risk Management, I worked tirelessly to
ensure that Enterprise Risk Management [ERM], the best
risk management approach takes root in each and every
function of URA. In addition, I also ensured that ERM best
standards are implemented across the organisation and
these include ISO 31000:2009.
I used my negotiating skills to seek buy-in from a great deal
of leaders and staff as far as implementing ERM is
concerned. Their positive attitude helped me to develop
URA's first ever Enterprise Risk Management Framework. I
also developed the URA's first ever Enterprise Risk
Management Policy. These two strategic documents were
shared for Senior Management and Board of Directors'
approval.
I spent a great deal of time empowering staff across all
Departments and Projects with ERM skills. In this exercise,
over 1,195 staff across all Departments and Projects were
empowered to manage risks in their respective functions
and be able to scan for opportunities which can help the
organisation to achieve its objectives.
I also compiled the URA Corporate Risk Registers and
Reports on a quarterly basis. These were presented to
Senior Management and the Board of Directors. I also
developed a harmonized tool for tracking risks and
opportunities across all functions in the organisation.
In 2015, I was part of the URA team which participated in
the IMF Technical Meeting to adopt the model on fiscal
policy and inequality. I also worked with the IMF
Consultants on two missions, which partly involved
developing compliance plans for FY2015/16 for large and
medium taxpayer segments.
I provided risk management advice to support the
establishment of Business Continuity Planning [BCP] and
Business Continuity Management [BCM] in the
organisation.
I was part of the URA corporate discussions on linking
performance management [individual performance] with
strategy management [corporate performance] and
monitoring and evaluation [M&E].

Skills gained:

a) How to customise and implement ISO Standards.
b) Identifying customer segments.
c) Developing frameworks.
d) Developing policies, guidelines and manuals.
e) How to set missions, visions, core values and
objectives.
f) Process management.
g) Business Continuity Management [BCM].
h) How to work with development partners.
i) How to link performance management [individual
performance] with strategy management [corporate
performance] and monitoring and evaluation [M&E].

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Acting Supervisor Risk Management

Kampala, Uganda

March 2013 - September 2013 (5 months)

Achievements:

As Acting Supervisor Risk Management, I attended the URA
Board Audit Committee [BAC] meetings, which sat on a
quarterly basis. These helped to provide strategic guidance
with regards to the quarterly URA Corporate Risk Reports
which I produced.
In addition, I conducted regular Enterprise Risk
Management [ERM] sensitisations to staff in different
Departments and Projects. He prepared ERM sensitization
material packages for all Risk Champions / Line Managers
and Balanced Score Advocates across the Northern,
Eastern, Western and Central Regions of Uganda.
I provided input to enrich the URA Tax Investigations Risk
Management Curriculum.
I prepared a brief of the URA Joint Compliance Committee
materials which were presented to the Management
Executive Committee [MEC] and formed one of the
components of the Ministerial Policy Statement FY2014/15.
I carried out the 2013 URA Team Building Evaluation,
which included among other activities: Data cleaning, Data
entry and Data analysis. This data was used by the Human
Resource [HR] Management for strategic purposes.
I supervised and trained the internees in report writing,
Microsoft Office packages and Enterprise Risk Management
[Theoretical and Practical].

Skills gained:

a) Balanced scorecard management.
b) Developing and reviewing corporate risk reports.
c) How to address audit queries while keeping the line
of sight of accountability, transparency and quality.
d) Developing training and awareness tools about any
subject matter.
e) How to develop a curriculum.
f) Compliance management.
g) Monitoring and Evaluation [M&E].
h) Developing ministerial policy statements.
i) Developing project plans.
j) Human resource management.
k) Performance management.
l) Strategy management.
m) Ability to transform theoretical subjects into practical
subjects.

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Officer Risk Management

Kampala, Uganda

September 2012 - March 2013 (6 months)

Achievements:

As Officer Risk Management, in order to streamline
Enterprise Risk Management [ERM] across the
organisation; I used my excellent lobbying skills to seek
support from Line Managers/ team leaders in order to
create a working team which I could guide. This was
achieved excellently and this team would later be called the
"URA Enterprise Risk Management Committee". It
comprised of members [Risk Champions] representing all
the URA Projects, Departments and Divisions. They would
report directly to their respective Heads of Function and sit
in their management meetings.
I also conducted ERM sensitisations to staff in different
Departments and Projects.

Skills gained:

a) Lobbying and negotiating.
b) Innovation.
c) How to get the best out of committees.
d) How to identify risks and the hidden opportunities
they present.
e) How to integrate operational, tactical and strategic
management without causing conflict of interest.
f) Conflict resolution.
g) Developing and reviewing of minutes that trigger
action.

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Acting Supervisor Risk Management

Kampala, Uganda

April 2012 - August 2012 (4 months)

Achievements:

In my capacity as Acting Supervisor Risk Management, I
compiled the Corporate Risk Register, which highlighted the
inherent risks in the URA Business Plan for the Financial
Year 2012/13.
I made the first ever presentation to sensitise the Research,
Planning and Business Development [RPD] staff about
Enterprise wide Risk Management.
I also conducted Enterprise Risk Management [ERM]
sensitisations to staff in different Departments and
Projects.
I taught the internees in a number of aspects. These
included: questionnaire coding, data entry, data analysis,
Microsoft Office packages, statistical packages and report
writing skills.
I coordinated the RPD Health and Fitness Program. In the
Program, I introduced a number of games which included:
jogging, volley ball, long distance walking and body
stretching. This program would later attract staff from other
Divisions, Departments and Projects.

Skills gained:

a) Developing and compiling corporate risk registers.
b) How to develop and review business plans.
c) How to develop and review strategic plans.
d) Making appealing presentations.
e) How to sensitise diverse groups of people about
simple and complex subject matters.
f) How to improve motivation of individuals and groups
of people.
g) How to enable organisations get the best out of
internship programs.
h) How to manage and coordinate projects in the
internal and external environments of an
organisation.

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Officer Risk Management

Kampala, Uganda

January 2012 - April 2012 (3 months)

Achievements:

In 2012, I was assigned to build the corporate risk
management function of Uganda Revenue Authority. This
risk management function had no staff at all because it was
still a new function in the organisation.
Because of my excellent performance, this function was
liked by the Commissioner General. This gave rise to the
birth of a new Section called Risk Management and
Revenue Modelling [RMRM] after being embraced by Senior
Management and the Board of Directors, making it
independent from the Research, Statistics and Policy
Analysis Section [RSPA].
In the same year, I conducted my first presentation on
Enterprise Risk Management [ERM] to the Commissioner
General [CG]. The CG used this presentation to appeal to
the Extended Management Executive Committee [MEC] to
do whatever it would take to implement ERM across their
respective functions.

Skills gained:

a) Enterprise Risk Management [ERM].
b) How to address a management meeting.
c) How to address a board meeting.
d) How to help a Chief Executive Officer [CEO] and any
head of any business function or entity exceed set
targets.
e) How to integrate people, processes and systems.

Uganda Revenue Authority

Public sector

Officer Business Intelligence

Kampala, Uganda

August 2011 - December 2011 (4 months)

Achievements:

My first position while serving in Uganda Revenue Authority
[URA] was Officer Business Intelligence.
The responsibilities I fulfilled included: preparing the
Performance of the Economy Report, Sectoral Analysis
Report [which is aligned to the International Standard
Industrial Classification (ISIC)], Top 1000 Taxpayers' Report
and Ad-hoc Business Intelligence Reports.
Other accomplishments which he made included:
 Compiling the top 200 tax payers of Individual
Income Tax and Rental Tax with the amounts paid in
FY2010/11. This formed part of Cabinet Paper on
Tax Revenue Performance.
 I formed part of the team that undertook a study on
the performance of Pay as You Earn [PAYE], Local
Excise on phone talk time and Withholding Tax on
bank interest.
 I also formed part of the team that conducted "The
Informal Sector Study". In this study, I carried out
and accomplished numerous activities which
included: questionnaire design, pretesting, coding,
data collection, data entry template designing,
supervision of data entry, data exporting and
consolidation, data cleaning and data analysis.

Skills gained:

a) Business intelligence.
b) Tax administration.
c) Customising and getting the best out of the United
Nations International Standard Industrial
Classification (ISIC)] of economic activities.
d) Pretesting of tools for quality and timely results.
e) How to maximise the tax incentives.
f) How to comply with Corporation Income Tax [CIT],
Value Added Tax [VAT], Excise Duty, Withholding
Tax, Rental Tax, Capital Gains Tax, among other
income tax , direct and indirect taxes.
g) Developing concept notes.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Public sector

Researcher

Kampala, Uganda

April 2011 - August 2011 (4 months)

Achievements:

I worked with Uganda Bureau of Statistics [UBOS] as a
seasonal Researcher.
Most of my duties involved going to the field to collect data,
clean and analyse it and then make field study reports.
In 2011, I was part of the team which conducted a field
study on "Aid Effectiveness in the Health Sector of Uganda".
I was assigned to collect data on the role of Civil Society
Organisations [CSOs] in managing for results. I performed
excellently because the task was accomplished in time for a
scope of 6 Districts in Western Uganda. This data would
later be used by the Uganda National Academy of Sciences
[UNAS], an entity recognised by a charter granted by The
President of Uganda.

Skills gained:

a) Conducting field studies.
b) How to improve and take competitive advantage in
the health sector.
c) Managing and coordinating the programs, projects,
initiatives and activities of Civil Society
Organisations (CSOs), Non-Governmental
Organisations (NGOs) and Humanitarian
Organisations.
d) How to identify stakeholders in both the formal and
informal sectors and make the best out of them.
e) Data cleaning.
f) Budgeting.
g) How to manage development assistance.
h) Developing work plans.

Model Professional Consultants, MPC

Consulting & Audits

Statistician

Kampala, Uganda

May 2010 - May 2010

Achievements:

At Model Professional Consultants [MPC], I worked as a
Researcher as well as a Statistician. These were seasonal
jobs.
I performed the following duties: data collection, data entry,
data cleaning, data analysis and report writing using
statistical packages which included EPI DATA, SPSS,
STATA and EPI INFO. In addition, I also taught my
teammates how to use these packages in order to draw
informed decisions which can guide management.
As a Researcher, I was part of the team which was
nominated to work on the East African Trade Transport and
Facilitation Project [EATTFP] which was being overseen by
Model Professional Consultants [MPC] and
PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC]. On this project, I was
assigned to monitor and track Uganda's busiest border
traffic at Malaba. My innovative tactics helped to realise the
project milestones.

Skills gained:

a) Managing the demands of consultancy.
b) Research.
c) How to apply STATA in problem solving.
d) How to get the best out of team work.
e) How to apply psychological and cognitive strengths
in decision making.
f) How to make competitive advantage out of cross-border trade and customs processes.
g) Project management.
h) Planning.
i) How to get the best out of regional trade blocks.
j) How to harvest value from the public-private
partnerships (PPP).

Senior Education Officer Wakiso District

Education & E-learning

Personal Statistician

Kampala, Uganda

March 2010 - August 2011 (1 year and 4 months)

Achievements:

 Identification of ways to collect qualitative and
quantitative data about schools.
 Data capture and entry.
 Data analysis.
 Data mining.
 Report writing.

Skills gained:

a) How to take competitive advantage in the education
sector.
b) Qualitative data management.
c) Quantitative data management.
d) How to simplify deliverables and services in reflection
of the customer’s or client’s needs and expectations.
e) How to satisfy the entrepreneurial and professional
needs of students, teachers and parents at all levels.
f) Data mining.

J2 & D's Airtime Wholesale Shop

Retail (Small Business)

Stock Manager

Kampala, Uganda

August 2009 - March 2010 (7 months)

Achievements:

 Balancing airtime demand and supply
 Conducting market research in order to develop
airtime price trends and variations among super
dealers and sub-dealers
 Customer training
 Responding to customer queries
 Recording keeping
 Charging phone batteries at a cost
 Selling cosmetics
 Selling soft drinks

Skills gained:

a) Ability to quickly understand the dynamics and
trends of the wholesale and retail sector across any
level.
b) Record keeping.
c) Customer satisfaction.
d) Product and service price setting.
e) Profit maximisation.
f) Making competitive advantage from the information
communication and technology sector.
g) Making competitive advantage from the fashion,
cosmetics and beauty industry.
h) Multitasking.

Knight Frank

Research

Researcher

Kampala, Uganda

July 2009 - August 2009 (1 month)

Achievements:

I conducted a comprehensive review of the real estate
industry, trends and economic indicators, a study which
was being overseen by Knight Frank and Makerere
University Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics
[I.S.A.E].

Skills gained:

a) Ability to create value out of the objectives, missions
and visions of multinational companies.
b) Ability to identify and develop industry based
performance indicators.
c) Ability to recognise the benefits of consortiums.
d) Developing Memorandum of Understandings [MoUs].
e) Ability to adapt and deliver quality results from the
field.
f) Ability to write field reports.

Education

Certifications