Oil & Gas Jobs – Senior National Content Officer – Capacity Building – 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 Senior National Content Officer-Capacity
Building reports to the Manager National Content and is responsible for
ensuring Ugandan companies, citizens and entities are assisted to develop their
capabilities and capacities to effectively participate in petroleum activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports and coordinates the development of capacity building and
    skills development programs within the public and private institutions in
    the country.
  • Initiates and participates in the review and design of curriculum
    for courses and skills required for the oil gas sector to ensure courses,
    training programs and certifications are fit for purpose
  • Monitors the execution of the workforce skills development strategy
    and plan
  • Reviews and advises on the training plans and budgets for the oil
    companies’ staff
  • Coordinates the training of government staff by the oil companies
  • Coordinates the utilization of the training fund
  • Participates in developing and implementing training programs for
    local enterprises with emphasis on the requirements for the oil and gas
  • Ensures supplier development programs approved under the annual work
    programs and budgets are executed
  • Participates in the development of the industry enhancement center
  • Supports the development of guidelines for the implementation of
    national content
  • Participates in the review of annual work programs and budgets to
    ensure compliance with national Content provisions
  • Ensures regular enterprise audits are undertaken to establish the
    state of enterprises to identify gaps and proposes initiatives to close
    the gaps
  • Follows-up and coordinates the realization of the Agriculture
    Development Program
  • 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) Senior
    National Content Officer – Capacity Building job placement must hold a
    Master’s degree in either; Physical Sciences, Business Administration,
    Human Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics or Finance
    from an internationally recognized University / institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in either; Physical Sciences, Business
    Administration, Human Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation,
    Economics, Finance or related from an internationally recognized
    University / institution.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in managing national
    content development, three of which should have been served at supervisory
    level in a reputable organization.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally
    recognized institution Internationally recognized professional
    qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognized
    professional bodies.
  • Good Knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding National Content,
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of procurement and contracting, and
    career path and development in the oil and gas industry.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • T rack record of training and mentoring others.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word,
    Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others.
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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