Oil & Gas Careers – Upstream Land Acquisition Manager – TOTAL

Organization: TOTAL
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Total is a global
integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas
company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our
100,000 employees around the world are committed to better energy that is
safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many
people as possible.  As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on
ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently
deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.  In Africa, besides
exploration and production and renewable energies, Total is active across the
whole petroleum product supply chain (service station network, general trade,
lubricants, aviation fuels, bitumen, LPG) in more than 40 countries, where the
Group is the sector leader with an estimated 18% market share. Around 1.8
million customers are served every day at one of TOTAL’s 4,200 service stations
on the continent.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The job holder will be responsible for ensuring effective delivery
    of land acquisition and livelihood restoration and effective engagement
    with people affected by land acquisition.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for permanent
    and temporary land acquisition, compensation, resettlement and livelihood
    restoration and ensuring implementation of related policies and
  • Ensuring compliance of land acquisition and resettlement activities
    with national laws, Total standards, and relevant international standards.
    Engaging relevant Project departments and staff in the successful
    development and implementation of plans to address permanent and temporary
    land acquisition, compensation and resettlement issues.
  • Actively engaging with relevant national and Local Government
    ministries and departments in approving the Resettlement Policy Framework
    and action plans.
  • Managing the data needed to ensure that any Project’s induced
    economic and physical resettlement is compliant with international
    standards. Managing and leading land acquisition and resettlement
    activities in Uganda for the Tilenga project including the development of
    one or more Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) and Livelihood Restoration
    Plans (LRP).
  • Defining objectives and priorities for the land acquisition and
    resettlement contractor.
  • Tasked with reviewing the draft social baseline studies reports and
    RAP/LRP deliverables in the timeframe required. In collaboration with the
    relevant departments (Environmental, Survey, Community, etc.), keep track
    of land use issues and provide quarterly reports to stakeholders
    highlighting any changes and/or needed interventions.
  • Interacting with contractor’s management team through coordination
    meetings in order to help the project progress efficiently.
  • Building the Capacity and understanding within the project team of
    the relevant standards required for land acquisition and resettlement and
    the key elements that may impact the process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the TOTAL Upstream Land Acquisition Manager
    job placement should preferably hold a Post graduate degree in
    Engineering, Project Management, or related studies.
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience, in
    project management in an extractive industry or in management of complex
    situations or multicultural team or environment.
  • In-depth understanding of project Management techniques.
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join on of the world’s
leading international oil and gas companies, TOTAL, in the aforementioned
capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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