IT Oil Jobs – National Supplier Database Administrator – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 National Supplier Database Administrator
is responsible for the development and day to day management of the National
Supplier Database and reports to the Director Technical Support Services. S/he is
responsible for developing and managing the National Supplier Database (NSD) in
accordance with the requirements of Regulation 176 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Regulations, 2016, Regulation 11 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) (National Content)
Regulations, 2016 and Regulation 30 of the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Midstream Storage) (National Content) Regulations, 2016 of the
Republic of Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manages the development of an electronic system for application and
    registration of potential providers of goods, services and works in the
    country’s oil and gas sector.
  • Maps out the conceptual design for the database and oversees its
  • Works closely with application developers and system administrators
    to ensure all database needs are being met.
  • Ensures database security is implemented to safeguard the data.
  • Ensures concurrent access of data by users in a form that suits
    their needs;
  • Assesses applications before they are cleared for registration
  • Executes the National Supplier Database development workplan
  • Continuously updates the National Supplier Database as provided for
    in the Petroleum Regulations
  • Regular reports on the development and operation of the National
    Supplier Database
  • Ensures compliance with the regulatory requirements of the National
    Supplier Database
  • Establishes the needs of users and monitors user access and security
  • Controls access permissions and privileges;
  • Develops, manages and tests back-up and recovery plans;
  • Ensures that storage and archiving procedures are functioning
  • Proposes new applications and customizing existing applications in
    order to keep them fit for purpose.
  • 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) National
    Supplier Database Administrator job placement must hold a bachelor’s
    degree (Hons)in either; Information Technology or Information Management /
    Sciences or Information Systems from an internationally recognized
  • At least three (03) years working experience in database and systems
    development in a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s degree in either; Information Technology or Information
    Management/Science or Information Systems
  • Knowledge of data management in the oil and gas sector
  • An internationally recognized qualification/certification in data
  • Membership to internationally recognized professional body in areas
    of data management
  • Good knowledge of policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding data management in the oil and gas sector in Uganda
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity and
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the
    principles of database design;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • The skill to work to tight deadlines under pressure;
  • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with
    colleagues and customers;
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new
  • A commitment to continuing professional development (CPD);
  • An understanding of relevant legislation
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the
    required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level
    and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and
    background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment
    into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not
    more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based
    on satisfactory performance of the individual.
Deadline: 15th January 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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