National Content Manager Job Placement – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:      National Content Manager
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Technical Support Services
About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has been put in place as
recommended in the National, Oil and Gas policy of Uganda and in accordance
with Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013. The mandate of the PAU is to regulate the oil and gas sector in Uganda
including ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in
accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in
line with international petroleum industry best practice.
Job Summary: The National
Content Manager will be responsible for regulating, monitoring and advising on
the implementation of National Content development requirements in Uganda’s oil
and gas sector. The National Content Manager will provide support to Licensees
and contractors to ensure 100% compliance in all cases but also assist Ugandan
companies, Ugandan citizens and registered entities to develop their
capabilities and capacities to further the development of national content in
petroleum activities.
Key Duties and
  • Coordinate the evaluation and approval of
    the national content programmes and reports submitted to the Authority by
    licensees and their contractors.
  • Formulate guidelines for the
    implementation of national content.
  • Develop and operate the national content
    evaluation system for licensees, operators, contractors and
  • Coordinate the development and operation
    of a National Supplier database for suppliers for the oil industry.
  • Coordinate the development and operation
    of an oil and Gas National Talent (Skills) register.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate the
    national content performance of licensees in accordance with country’s
    national content requirements.
  • Actively participate in the review of
    annual work programmes and budgets to ensure compliance with national
    Content provisions.
  • Tasked with analysing projects and
    activities in the petroleum sub-sector and providing guidance on areas of
    participation and capacity building for Ugandans and Ugandan enterprises
  • Responsible for the evaluation and review
    of Licensee and contractor employment, recruitment and training plans and
    recommendations for applications for work permits
  • Work closely with the relevant Government
    Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to undertake labour audits and
    inspections for licensees and their contractors
  • In charge of the the evaluation and review
    of procurements and contracts of licensees and contractors for compliance
    to National Content requirements.
  • Keenly review and advise any requirements
    of revision or amendment of policies and legislation that relate to
    National Content and Capacity building in the petroleum subsector
  • Serve as a liaison between the Authority
    and other Government MDAs on aspects of skills development and enterprise
  • Assist the Director Technical services in
    preparing plans and budgets for the National Content department
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management,
    Economics/Finance, from an internationally recognized University.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)
    in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Engineering,
    Physical Sciences or related disciplines from an internationally
    recognised institution.
  • At least five years’ relevant working
    experience in the oil and gas sector or energy sector, 3 years of which
    should be in a busy and well organized institution.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    working in a leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with
    diverse professionals.
  • Possession of a qualification in the oil
    and gas sector from an internationally recognised institution is desired
  • Internationally recognised professional
    qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognised
    professional bodies is also desired.
  • Broad knowledge of the policies, laws,
    regulations and guidelines regarding National Content is an added
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding
    of procurement and contracting, and career path and development in the oil
    and gas industry is desired
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Possesses good administrative and
    negotiation skills.
  • Good track record of training and
    mentoring others.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their download this form, Click Here and fill it in indicating the telephone
and email contacts for both the applicant and three reputable referees. The
signed applications together with copies of certified academic and professional
qualifications should be addressed and submitted in triplicate to the following
The Executive Director,
Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Liaison Office Room B 416,
4th floor Amber House,
Plot 29/33, Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 5th May
2017 by 5:00PM
NB: Applications
delivered through registered mail and courier will be accepted as long as they
are received before the above-mentioned deadline for submission. Please note
that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification.
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