Chief Commercial Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Chief
Commercial Officer
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About US:
The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary:  The Chief Commercial Officer will develop,
lead and manage all commercial activities of the business
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead the Commercial department and establish processes and
    procedures for identifying, approving and launching profitable and viable
    projects along the oil and gas value chain.
  • Accountable for business development, project management and
    identifying trading opportunities across UNOC.
  • Design benchmarks for commercial excellence for UNOC and a basis for
    commercial analysis of its Joint Venture partners. 
  • Lead the teams that develop models to forecast viable operational
    and commercial projects, incorporating key commercial sensitivities in the
    oil and gas global market and global best practice.
  • Oversee the negotiation and implementation of oil and gas commercial
    contracts, and propose any changes based on emerging opportunities, risks
    and other factors of a commercial nature.
  • Suggest financial market products, options and derivatives for value
    creation and risk mitigation.
  • Establish partnerships and linkages with regional oil and gas
    operators to leverage viable options for jointly implemented
    projects/programs and effective business relationships and networks with
    industry and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement reporting, monitoring and evaluation
    frameworks and put in place systems for filtering decision-making
    information of a commercial nature from the oil and gas value chain.
  • Provide advice and support to the CEO and the Executive management
    team on all technical and commercial matters across the petroleum value
    chain as may be required.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Chief Commercial Officer job placement must hold a Master’s Degree in
    either Economics or Finance or Business Administration.
  • An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Engineering or Economics or
    Finance or Energy or Petroleum Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • A minimum of twelve years of relevant working experience including
    leading teams, handling commercial negotiations, developing financial
    models, and knowledge and experience in the oil & gas sector and
    global energy markets.
  • Extensive knowledge in valuation of financial products, financial
    analysis or economic evaluation/analysis.
  • Previous experience in commercial/business performance aspects in
    regulated industries is an added advantage.
  • Should be commercially astute and possess sound negotiation and
    leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and personnel management skills and a high
    level of discretion and personal integrity.
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 and courier will also be received.
Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor
Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 17:00 Hrs
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