Director Environment and Data Management Employment Opportunity – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was
approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration,
development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion,
transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that
petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant
laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best
practice for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The Director
Environment and Data Management will be responsible for Environment and Data
Management Directorate and will report to the Executive Director (ED) of the
Authority. The jobholder will also be responsible for implementing the
Authority’s mandate in the area of Quality Health, Safety, Security, Social
& Environment and data management. In addition, the Director will be
responsible for strategically managing the development, implementation,
maintenance and support of all ICT systems and infrastructure in order to enhance
efficiency and effectiveness of PAU operations.
Key Duties and
  • In charge of planning, budgeting and
    reporting for the activities of the Directorate
  • Deliver a Health, Safety and Environment
    Policy for PAU
  • Deliver an ICT and Data Management Policy
    for PAU
  • Guide on policy, regulation, standards and
    guidelines on QH3SE and Data Management in the oil and gas sector
  • Ensure appropriate advice is given on
    Environment Assessment reports for sector activities and the
    implementation of mitigation measures and other environment
    management/action plans in consultation with the relevant MDAs
  • The incumbent will ensure operations in
    Uganda are monitored for compliance with occupational health, safety and
    environment policies, legislation, standards, operational procedures and
    international conventions and treaties and that they take into
    consideration best practices in the oil and gas sector.
  • Ensure safety of operations including
    drilling, Structural Integrity and Process Integrity among others
  • Deliver an integrated safety, health and
    environment management system in the oil and gas sector in Uganda
  • Implement measures to promote a safe
    working culture across the oil and gas sector
  • Ensure appropriate liaison between the
    Authority and other Government and non-Governmental Agencies with regard
    to security, environment and occupational health and safety.
  • The incumbent will advise the ED on the
    requirements for Petroleum Data Management & ICT, including; Policies,
    Regulations, Guidelines, Standards, Best Practices and the required
  • Ensure the development and implementation
    of strategies and policies necessary for petroleum data management and ICT
    operations in line with the strategic goals of the Authority.
  • Responsible for managing petroleum data
  • Provide technical guidance on the strategy
    to standardize the PAU ICT platforms to ensure that all ICT components are
    compatible and well structured
  • Ensure IT service standards and service
    Level Agreements are set and their implementation monitored in order to
    improve cost effectiveness and service quality
  • Initiate the development of operations
    support initiatives to foster increased productivity and efficiency
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    Executive Director

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Petroleum
    Authority of Uganda (PAU) Director Environment and Data Management job
    opportunity must possess a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering,
    Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Health and Safety or
    any other related degree from an internationally recognized University.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)
    in Engineering, Environment, Health and Safety, other Physical Sciences or
    related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.
  • A minimum of ten years of relevant working
    experience in the oil and gas sector, seven years of which should be in a
    busy and well organized institution.
  • Prior exposure and experience working in a
    leadership role in an organization/ business unit/project with diverse
  • An Internationally recognised
    qualification in environment, health and safety for oil and gas and
    Management is desired
  • Professional membership with
    internationally recognised professional bodies in the areas of QHSSSE.
  • Extensive knowledge of the policies, laws,
    regulations and guidelines regarding management of QHSSSE, E&P Data
    Management and ICT in Uganda.
  • Highly innovative and with a proven high
    level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Good track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Excellent administrative and negotiation
  • Good track record of training and
    mentoring others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the necessary computer
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
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Deadline: Friday 8th September
2017 by 11:59 pm.

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