Oil Industry Jobs – Estates & Transport Officer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Estates & Transport Officer
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 Estates & Transport Officer will manage the delivery of estates and transport services to support business operations in PAU.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Establish Departmental requirements for office equipment and utilities and budget for their procurement and installation.
  • Keenly monitor the PAU maintenance contracts to ensure conformity to the Service Level Agreement.
  • Develop service delivery standards and guide contractors during installation works.
  • Verify monthly utility bills and recommend for payments.
  • Approve requests for vehicle repairs, maintenance, street parking and outsourced transport services.
  • The jobholder will plan and budget for transport requirements such as fuel, lubricants, tubes and tires.
  • Inspect and review the performance of garages in terms of the set service delivery standards.
  • Develop and review policies that govern operations in the Fleet section
  • Keenly monitor vehicle usage and maintenance in PAU and recommend areas for improvement.
  • Carry out transport needs analysis, identify and agree on the transport needs.
  • Monitor the development of terms of reference for estates contractors and supervise works projects.
  • Identify appropriate office premises, establish appropriate value and manage the tenancy contracts.
  • Lead the supervision, monitoring and evaluation of outsourced civil works contracts to ensure value for money.
  • Protect PAU property such as land, buildings parking yards and drainage systems from encroachment.
  • Develop office layout and setup.
  • Recommend payment of property rates, rent and ground rates.
  • 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 supervision.
  • Keenly 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 succession planning and 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 Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Estates & Transport Officer job placement must hold an honours Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • Membership of at least one professional body.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in civil engineering from a reputable organization.
  • Post Graduate qualification in Management or Public Administration from an internationally recognized Institution.
  • Training in Project Planning & Management.
  • Training in Contract Management.
  • Knowledge of Road Safety & Traffic Act, Uganda National Land policy and Uganda Land Act.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A good team player.
  • An impeccable record of integrity.
  • Ability to provide accurate solutions in times of crisis.

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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