Data Management Officer (Petroleum Engineering) Job Careers – 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 Data Management Officer (Petroleum
Engineering) will be responsible to and report to the Senior Data Management
Officer (E&P). The incumbent will be responsible for managing surface and
subsurface engineering data in accordance with PAU Data Management Policy as
part of the team supporting the PAU’s’ data management mandate. He /She will
also provide support for petroleum engineering Applications used by technical
teams in the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the management of surface and subsurface engineering
  • Responsible for the management of petroleum facilities data
    including pipelines, refinery, etc.
  • Responsible for receipt of engineering data submitted by licensees
    and QC for content, data format, readability and general compliance with
    legal reporting requirements prior to archival/storage, cataloguing and
  • Participate in the data dissemination process to stakeholders by
    ensuring timely response to data requests, quality control, speedy
    packaging and pricing of the data
  • Participate in the review and development of relevant policies,
    legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines pertaining to the
    management of petroleum data.
  • Provide support, advice & guidance on engineering Application
    usage and maintenance
  • Set up and manage user accounts and permissions on the workstations
  • Provide user mentoring in application usage, data loading and
  • 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) Data
    Management Officer (Petroleum Engineering) job placement must hold an Honours
    Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum engineering, petroleum geoscience, 
    engineering, physical sciences, from an internationally recognized
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant professional work
    experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • A Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Data
    Management or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Knowledge of relevant data types and workflows within the
    Exploration and Production Engineering Application suite and between 3rd
    party applications.
  • Must be self-motivated and interested in working in a busy and
    dynamic environment where quality, attention to detail, customer service,
    are essential values.
  • Proven high level of integrity.
  • Innovative
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software
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
  • 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
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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