Oil & Gas Careers – Senior Geologist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Senior
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 Geologist will be responsible for
evaluating and validating reservoir models, development and reservoir
management plans and estimation of resource volumes. He/she will lead the
subsurface evaluation of fields in the development and production phase. He/she
will report to the Manager Subsurface.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and participate in the validation and interpretation of
    geological development and production related data
  • Coordinate and participate in the development, review and update of
    geological models to optimize development and maximize production.
  • Coordinate and participate in the estimation, classification and
    documentation of resources under development and production
  • Coordinate and participate in the development and review of
    workflows, procedures, guidelines and reservoir management plans for
    development and production activities
  • Participate in measurement of produced petroleum
  • Participate in the management of resources and production data
  • Coordinate and participate in the evaluation of field upside
    potential and improved recovery mechanisms
  • Coordinate and participate in the evaluation and review of field
    development and production programs, plans, consents, applications,
    permits and production forecasts submitted by licensees.
  • Develop Performance Agreements and monitor performance to provide
    guidance to staff
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff in the Department
    and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and
    harness teamwork in the Business Unit
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and
    innovation in the team
  • 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
    Geologist job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Petroleum
    Geosciences from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Geology or Physical Sciences from an
    internationally recognized institution.
  • At least five years of relevant working experience in the oil and
    gas industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a team in an
    organization/business unit/project with diverse profession.
  • Experience in development and production geology, of which
    consideration should be in integrated field development planning and
    reservoir modelling and monitoring.
  • Minimum requirements: reservoir characterization; reservoir
    modelling; petroleum volumetric analysis and resource classification,
    structural geology; seismic interpretation.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse instrumentation diagrams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using of relevant software.
  • Excellent analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Proven record of outstanding performance
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
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-> 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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