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Oil Industry Careers - Environment Officer (Biodiversity) - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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 Environment Officer (Biodiversity) will be responsible for planning and monitoring of oil and gas activities to ensure environmental and biodiversity conservation. He/she will ensure continued development and improvement in biodiversity initiatives including best industry practice and best available technologies to ensure that petroleum activities do not compromise the biodiversity and environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in the review and advise on environment reports including project briefs, environment and social impact statements, biodiversity reports, environment audit reports and environment monitoring reports.
  • Ensure that all licensees have biodiversity action plans integrated into their operations so as to achieve Net Loss/Net Gain to biodiversity in areas they operate.
  • Undertake analysis of different parameters from a biological environment point of view including study of flora and fauna of terrestrial and aquatic biota of all oil and gas activities in operational areas.
  • Actively propose and participate in the reviews of the legislation related to environment for mainstreaming biodiversity conservation considerations in the oil and gas sector.
  • Actively participate in the development and update PAU’s Environment Policy.
  • Participate in the monitoring of licensees to ensure compliance with all relevant environment legislation, standards, guidelines and international best practice.
  • Regularly update the environment database for record keeping and monitoring purposes.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of monthly environment reports.
  • Ensure that licensees integrate biodiversity initiatives in their Environment Management Systems in all their operations.
  • Work closely with relevant environmental Ministries, Departments and Agencies to ensure harmonized work.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Environment Officer (Biodiversity) job placement must hold an honours Bachelor’s degree in Ecology, Botany, Zoology, Forestry or related discipline from an internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • At least three years’ working experience in the Oil and Gas sector operations, with specific responsibility for Environment issues.
  • Previous experience in biodiversity monitoring, mapping and offsets.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team of an organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Ecology, Conservation, Biological Sciences or any other related degree 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 body.
  • Good understanding of international best practices and standards e.g. IFC and Equator principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan environmental legislation, guidelines and standards.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages including Microsoft Office.

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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