Manager Health, Safety & Security Employment Opportunity – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Manager
Health, Safety & Security

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to:
Director Environment Health and Safety

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 Manager Health, Safety and Security (HSS)
is mainly responsible for monitoring and regulating HSS matters in the industry
but also managing all HSS aspects in Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Contributes to the planning, budgeting and reporting on the
    activities of the Department.
  • Coordinates the drafting of the Health, Safety and Environment
    Policy for PAU
  • Coordinates health and safety related activities in the oil and gas
    sector in consultation with relevant Government Ministries, Departments
    and Agencies (MDAs), development partners and other stakeholders.
  • He/she is the PAU liaison officer on any security matters over the
    operations in the oil and gas sector
  • Coordinates the review and advise on the adequacy of existing
    policies, regulations, standards, strategies, guidelines and plans
    regarding health, safety and security management in the oil and gas
  • Ensures adequate review of incident reports, safety reports, safety
    concepts, emergency response plans, oil spill response plans and other relevant
    health and safety reports in consultation with relevant MDAs.
  • Ensures that health, safety and security issues are integrated into
    planning, design and implementation phases of activities in the oil and
    gas sector.
  • Ensures all operations including drilling and the integrity of
    facilities and processes are monitored
  • Ensures implementation of occupational health and safety policies,
    legislation, standards, operational procedures and international
    conventions and treaties taking into consideration best practice
  • Ensures implementation of measures to promote a safe working culture
    in the oil and gas sector.
  • Ensures Health, Safety and Security of the public in the vicinity of
    oil and gas operations
  • 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) Manager
    Health, Safety & Security job placement must hold a Master’s degree in
    Safety Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health
    or any other related engineering or physical science discipline from an
    internationally recognized University/ Institution OR a master’s degree in
    any engineering or physical science discipline plus a post graduate
    training in health and safety management.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in an engineering or physical science
    discipline from an internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • At least seven years’ working experience
    in health and safety management in a busy organization with at least three
    (3) of which were served in oil and gas sector operations; and
  • Previous experience working in a leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with
    diverse professionals.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally recognized
  • Membership with nationally and internationally recognized
    professional bodies;
  • Good understanding of International best practices and standards
    e.g. IFC, IPIECA, Equator principles;
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines; and,
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan environmental
    legislation, guidelines and standards.
  • 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 good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • Track record of training and mentoring others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the necessary computer packages.

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: 20th May 2019 by 11:59 pm.

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