Oil Industry Jobs – Manager Health, Safety and Security (HSS) – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director QHSSSE,
Data Management and ICT
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 Manager
Health, Safety and Security (HSS) will report to the Director QHSSSE, Data
Management and ICT and will be responsible for monitoring and regulating HSS
matters in the oil and gas sector and managing all HSS aspects in the PAU.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively contribute to the planning,
    budgeting and reporting on the activities of the Directorate.
  • Coordinate the drafting of the Health,
    Safety and Environment Policy for PAU.
  • Coordinate health and safety related
    activities in the oil and gas sector in consultation with relevant
    Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), development
    partners and other stakeholders.
  • Serve as the PAU liaison officer on any
    security matters over the operations in the oil and gas sector.
  • Manage the review and advise on the
    adequacy of existing policies, regulations, standards, strategies,
    guidelines and plans regarding health, safety and security management in
    the oil and gas sector.
  • Ensure adequate review of incident
    reports, safety reports, safety concepts, emergency response plans, oil
    spill response plans and other relevant health and safety reports in
    consultation with relevant MDAs.
  • Ensure that health, safety and security
    issues are integrated into planning, design and implementation phases of activities
    in the oil and gas sector.
  • Ensure all operations including drilling
    and the integrity of facilities and processes are monitored.
  • Ensure implementation of occupational
    health and safety policies, legislation, standards, operational procedures
    and international conventions and treaties taking into consideration best
    practice principles.
  • Ensure implementation of measures to
    promote a safe working culture in the oil and gas sector.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Security of the
    public in the vicinity of oil and gas operations.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Manager Health, Safety and Security (HSS) job placement
    must hold a Master’s degree in Safety Engineering, or Occupational Safety
    and Health or Safety and Risk Management or Instrumentation and Control
    Engineering or any other relevant field from an internationally recognized
    University Institution.
  • An honours Bachelor’s degree in an
    Engineering discipline from an internationally recognized University /
  • At least seven years of working experience
    in health, safety and security management in Oil and Gas Sector
  • Demonstrated experience working in a
    leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse
  • A certification or an internationally
    recognized professional qualification in health and safety specialization
    in the Oil and Gas Sector is desired
  • Membership of an internationally
    recognized professional body.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    International best practices and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
    and meet deadlines.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the
    Ugandan health and safety legislation, guidelines and standards.
  • 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
  • Track record of training and mentoring
  • 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: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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