Oil Industry Jobs – Senior Stakeholder Management Officer – 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 Officer Stakeholder Engagement is
responsible for building and maintaining positive and growing relationships
with key stakeholders of the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensures stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development
    and delivery of PAU’s strategic goals
  • Develops and implements stakeholder engagement strategies including
    informing, consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and
    evaluates the effectiveness of these strategies.
  • Advises senior management of issues and risks to stakeholder
    relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed effectively.
  • Ensures PAU’s management and staff understand the value of – and are
    committed to – the genuine participation of stakeholders in the
    development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs in
    a client focused manner.
  • Manages the effective delivery and ongoing implementation of a
    stakeholder contact management system
  • Evaluates stakeholder satisfaction levels from time to time and
    implements strategies for improvement, based on the feedback
  • Develops and implements PAU’s stakeholder engagement strategies to
    sustain valuable stakeholder relationships
  • Assists business units to effectively consult and engage
    stakeholders on relevant projects
  • Monitors the implementation of PAU’s stakeholder engagement
  • Oversees implementation of PAU’s access and equity service level
    agreement with its stakeholders
  • Provides content and updates for various management reporting and
    environmental scanning processes
  • Produces accurate stakeholder engagement reports and dashboards
    representing effects of interventions on targeted stakeholders
  • Coordinates the preparation, documentation, review and submission of
    periodic progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages performance of both the business unit and the staff under
    jurisdiction and implements initiatives that foster staff capacity
    building and career development.
  • 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
    Stakeholder Management Officer job placement must hold a Master’s degree
    in either; Business, Marketing, and Communications, or Statistics from a
    reputable institution
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either; Business, Marketing, and
    Communications, or Statistics from a reputable institution
  • Five years of corporate experience in stakeholder management or
    communications, 3 of which should have been served at supervisory level in
    a reputable organization
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with other Government
  • Knowledge and understanding of access and equity principles and
  • Other qualifications in the oil and gas sector or related field from
    an internationally recognized institution
  • Internationally recognized professional qualifications or membership
    of nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies.
  • A Second language
  • Drive, confidence, energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexible and positive approach to change
  • Creative thinking and innovative in approach to communication
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to understand complex communication issues,
    recognizing business wide implications and ability to repackage appropriate
    response into a clear digestible format for a wide audience
  • High standard of written and spoken English with proven copywriting
  • Exceptional time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of consultation principles and tools and
    ability to apply these effectively
  • Ability to develop and maintain stakeholder networks
  • Highly developed influencing and relationship management skills
  • Understanding of issues management in a corporate reputation context
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
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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