Fresher Oil Jobs – National Content Officer – Contracts – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior National Content Officer-Contracts
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 National
Content Officer – Contracts is mainly responsible for monitoring and regulating
procurements by the Licensees, Contractors and Subcontractors in the Oil and
Gas sector in Uganda. He / she will also be responsible for measuring and
reporting on national content achievements in the sector.
Key Duties and
Ensure adequate review of contracting strategies
to ensure the legal requirements and aspirations of the national content policy
are considered including unbundling of contracts to the extent feasible.
Ensure adequate review of annual procurement
plans submitted by oil companies.
Coordinate the review of quarterly and annual
reports submitted by IOCs on contracts for works, goods and services in the Oil
and Gas Sector.
Coordinate the review of quarterly and annual
procurement reports.
Prepare quarterly updates on the procurements of
works, goods and services in the oil and gas sector.
Prepare quarterly compliance reports in the area
of procurement
Coordinate audits of the procurement processes
by the OilCompanies
Ensure bidder complaints are efficiently
Ensure up-to-date record of contracts for goods,
works and services entered into is maintained.
Manage the development of guidelines on
procurement in the Oil and Gas Sector.
Provide support in the development and
administration of the NSD to ensure it evolves as envisaged in the law and
design report.
Ensure adequate monitoring of value addition
efforts arising from procurements in the sector
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of
Uganda (PAU) National Content Officer – Contracts job placement must hold an
honours Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, procurement and Logistics,
Law, Engineering, or any other related field from an internationally recognized
University / Institution.
At least two (2) years’ relevant work
Master’s Degree in a related field from an
internationally recognized University / Institution.
A qualification in the oil and gas sector from
an internationally recognized institution.
Internationally recognized professional
qualifications or membership with an internationally recognized professional
Good Knowledge of the policies, laws,
regulations and guidelines regarding National Content.
Good Knowledge and understanding of procurement
and contracting in the oil and gas industry.
Innovative and with a proven high level of
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Good track record of outstanding performance.
Excellent interpersonal and communication
Possess good administrative and negotiation
Excellent research, report writing and
analytical skills.
Proficiency in the relevant computer packages
like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others
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: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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