Oil & Gas Careers – Manager, Kabale Industrial Park Development – Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC)

Organization: Uganda
Refinery Holding Company (URHC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General
Manager, Uganda Refinery Holding Company Ltd.
About US:
The Uganda Refinery
Holding Company (URHC) is a Private Limited Liability Company that was
incorporated under the Companies Act (2012) as a subsidiary of the Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC). The objective of the URHC is to hold Government’s
interest on behalf of UNOC in the oil refinery and associated infrastructure. URHC,
in partnership with an investor partner, will design, develop, build, operate
and maintain the Uganda Refinery Project to be located in Kabale, Hoima
District. URHC has also been given the mandate to develop, operationalize and
manage the 29.57 km2 Kabale petro-based Industrial Park (KIP). The Refinery and
Uganda’s second International Airport will form the industrial park’s anchor
Job Summary:  The Manager, Kabale Industrial Park
Development will;
  • Implement the strategic plan for the
    development, operationalization and management of Kll’ in line with UNOC’s
    overall Mission and Vision.
  • Provide planning and coordination
    management to the KIP project team members and all key sta.keh0lders to
    facilitate effective implementation of the Detailed Master Program in
    accordance with the KIP Program Roadmap.
  • Identify, evaluate and eventually work
    with an experienced joint venture partner for the development,
    operationalization and management of the Kabale petro-based Industrial
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop a program roadmap and work to
    the development, operationalization and management of the Kabale
    petro-based Industrial Park (KIP).
  • Coordinate and manage the industrial
    park project activities.
  • Participate in the industrial park
    development activities including, inter alia, benchmarking, investor
    promotion, lease allocations, physical planning, infrastructure
    development (including intra-park road network, power, water, wastewater
    treatment, and ICT), design and construction.
  • Identify and propose bankable projects
    and establish goals, objectives, strategies and budget requirements for developing
    new business.
  • Prepare and implement a risk management
    framework for KIP project activities.
  • Develop proposals for sourcing the
    equity and debt financing for KIP project activities.
  • Develop-and implement the QHSE strategy
    for the KIP project area.
  • Assist KIP leaseholders with all
    Government of Uganda consent requirements, including permit, approval and
    license requirements, to include, inter alia, Environmental Social Impact
  • Monitor and report on construction
    activities within the KIP project area to ensure that projects are
    completed per design deliverables, quality standards and that pre-start up
    safety reviews are conducted.
  • Develop and implement a security
    monitoring and enforcement strategy within the Industrial Park.
  • Supervise, appraise and develop the
    project management team,
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    reasonably assigned within the scope of the job role.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s
    degree in planning, or public policy, or development studies, or strategic
    planning, or Business Administration or other relevant Master’s degree.
  • An honours Bachelor’s degree in
    Mechanical, Chemical or Civil Engineering, Applied Science or other
    relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • A post graduate qualification in project
    management would be an added advantage.
  • Ten years of work experience in
    strategic planning and management or project planning and implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with
    government partners and other stakeholders in public sector development
  • Experience in in the Oil and Gas
    Industry would be an added advantage.
  • Verifiable knowledge of working in an
    industrial park would be an added advantage.
  • A self-starter with ability to work with
    minimal supervision with strong organizational skills
  • High level written and oral
    communications skills
  • Must be results-oriented, a team player,
    exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy and integrity
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and
    professional skills in interacting with investors, government and
    development partners
  • Experience in research, strategic theme
    development, project management and programming-related work
  • Team leadership skills
  • Quality orientation/attention to detail
  • Risk Management skills
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Competency with MS Office required.
    Knowledge of project planning software would be an additional advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail, electronic mail (email) and courier will
also be received. Applications via email must be delivered as a single pdf
file, in the order of cover letter, application form and supporting documents
to recruitment@unoc.co.ug
Address to:
General Manager,
Uganda Refinery
Holding Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor
Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 29th June 2018
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