Oil & Gas Careers – Senior National Content Officer, Manpower Regulation – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager National
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 Senior
National Content Officer, Manpower Regulation is mainly responsible for
monitoring and regulating recruitment of personnel for oil and gas operations
in the country.
Key Duties and
  • Keenly review and advise on the compliance
    with the requirements of the laws of the proposed annual company
    organization structures.
  • Ensure the annual company organization
    structures are commensurate with the proposed work program and are
  • Ensure efficient review of applications
    for work permits.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance
    of a database of people directly employed by the industry, nationals and
    expatriates and a record of work permits as recommended by the Authority.
  • Ensure the implementation of
    nationalization plans is monitored and reports submitted promptly.
  • Work with the responsible government
    bodies to regularly undertake labour audits and prepare reports on the
    state of employees under the oil companies.
  • Coordinate the development of guidelines
    on recruitment.
  • Review and advise on the proposed budgets
    under staff costs.
  • Ensure appropriate career paths for all
    the jobs in the sector are drawn to help prospective or upcoming talents.
  • Manage the development and administration
    of the National Oil and Gas Talent Register.
  • Coordinate the preparation, documentation,
    review and submission of periodic progress reports to relevant internal
    and external stakeholders.
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements
    in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency.
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work
    plan and develop Performance Agreements with all the staff under
  • Monitor staff performance and provide
    guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement.
  • Assess the training and development needs
    of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to
    staff under jurisdiction.
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs
    intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit.
  • Implement any other staff related programs
    as introduced and approved in the organization.
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere
    that fosters creativity and innovation in the team.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Senior National Content Officer, Manpower Regulation job
    placement must hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human
    Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or Economics/Finance from
    an internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • An honours Bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration, Human Resource Management, Law, Physical Sciences or  related disciplines from an
    internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • At least five years of relevant working
    experience in the Oil and Gas Sector, at least two (2) years of which should
    have been attained in a busy and well organized institution.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a
    leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse
  • A qualification in the Oil and Gas Sector
    from an internationally recognized institution is desired
  • Internationally recognized professional
    qualifications or membership of at least one internationally recognized
    professional body.
  • Extensive knowledge of the policies, laws,
    regulations and guidelines regarding National Content.
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of
    procurement and contracting, and career path and development in the oil
    and gas industry.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Possess good administrative and
    negotiation skills.
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer
    packages like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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