Senior Petroleum Officer / Pipelines and Storage 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 Senior Petroleum Officer / Pipelines and
Storage will report to Manager Pipeline and Storage. He / she will be
responsible for supervising the development and operation of pipelines and
other transmission modes for petroleum pipelines and storage facilities in the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for all activities within the petroleum pipeline and
    storage facilities section
  • Lead the review and advise on the approval of the engineering
    designs during development of pipelines and storage facilities.
  • Responsible for coordinating the review and advise on standards and
    codes during development and operations of petroleum pipelines and storage
  • Responsible for monitoring and regulating petroleum pipelines and
    storage facilities activities and reporting compliance of the licensee
    with relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and contracts in Uganda
  • Monitoring the administration of agreement and contracts related to
    the pipeline and storage facilities in the country.
  • Ensuring and facilitating competition, access and utilization of
    facilities by third parties in pipeline and storage infrastructure
  • Contribute in reviewing the agreements and contracts on development
    of petroleum pipelines and storage facilities and advise management.
  • Advise the Authority on the required software tools for the Section
    and ensure its proper maintenance
  • Coordinate the preparation, documentation, review and submission of
    periodic progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements for the section and
    monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision
    and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under supervision.
  • Coordinate the compilation of quarterly and annual reports for the
  • 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
    Petroleum Officer / Pipelines and Storage job placement must hold a
    Master’s degree in Pipeline Engineering from an international recognized
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in engineering or technology from
    recognized University/Institution.
  • At least five years working experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team with
    diverse profession within the oil and gas sector
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or
    membership with an internationally recognized professional body
  • Knowledge of the design, construction and operation of the pipelines
    and storage tanks
  • The person needs to be an excellent communicator and should have the
    excellent communication and management skills.
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding petroleum pipeline and storage.
  • 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 excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
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
  • 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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