2 Community Relations Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Community
Relations Officer (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior
Social Relations Officer

About US:

The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”

Job Summary:  The Community Relations Officer will build and
maintain relationships with host communities in order to establish a meaningful
local presence for UNOC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct regular engagements with host communities and other relevant
    stakeholders in areas of UNOC operations.
  • Ensure that UNOC activities, mandate, projects and impact to the
    communities are understood by the communities, key stakeholders and
    relevant entities in the areas of UNOC operations.
  • Assist and support all UNOC and Joint venture contractors and ensure
    that they perform their activities without any issues with the community
  • Develop and at all times maintain contact with community and other
    leaders in UNOC areas of operations.
  • Identify and promptly report any community issues and or grievances
    that may arise, including community view of UNOC projects to the Senior
    Social Affairs Officer.
  • Keep a diary of all meetings and provide regular reports on the
  • Ensure that host communities are engaged by UNOC contractors and/or
    any other entities involved in UNOC projects.
  • Advise on societal related grievances to ensure that they are
    handled promptly and professionally in order to maintain good relationship
    with host communities and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in regular field inspections and monitoring of
  • Support land acquisition and compensation related activities.
  • Participate in development of appropriate Information, Education and
    Communication materials for sensitization of communities and other
    relevant stakeholders
  • Mobilize host communities to participate in relevant oil and gas
    activities and programs.
  • Monitor implementation of Resettlement Action Plans and Community
    Development Action Plans.
  • Establish awareness amongst the communities about the role and work
    of UNOC.
  • Perform any other duties may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Community Relations Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    (Hons) in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration,
    Sustainable Development, Community Development, Development Studies Communications
    or Psychology.
  • At least three years of experience working with communities.
  • Experience in developing and managing community programs.
  • Previous experience in oil and gas E&P operations including
    social development projects is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide range of local
    stakeholders, NGOs, donors, local authorities, local communities in an
    organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with individuals and
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate in the native language.
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with environmental and socio-economic issues related to
    the oil and gas sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills especially
    Persuasive Oral Communication.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received.
Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting

Address to:

Chief Executive

Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,

Plot 15, Yusuf Lule

P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 12th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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