Oil Jobs – Cost & Planning Specialist – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Cost
& Planning Specialist

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Project
Controls Manager

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
Cost & Planning Specialist will mainly develop and implement cost control,
planning and scheduling activities across UNOC’s entire project portfolio

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and monitor cost, planning and scheduling activities
    across UNOC’s Corporate Functions and Subsidiaries (NPC, URHC).
  • Implement required resources and systems to ensure availability of
    timely, accurate, integrated information and forecasts.
  • Develop cost reporting and scheduling system(s) to input/update
    planning/scheduling information, expenditure information and planning
  • Coordinate requirements for UNOC’s Project Managers in cost and
    planning management of UNOC’s projects and implementing specific control
  • Maintain spend plan/forecasts including developing and implementing
    regular meetings within the project teams for cost trending, project
  • Establish and manage the project change control process and
    recommend corrective actions for cost forecast deviations.
  • Develop, improve and adapt the tools, techniques and processes to
    fit the requirements of the projects and the Business whilst ensuring best
  • Resolve issues and provide consistency between the cost control,
    planning, scheduling and estimating functions and deliverables across
    UNOC’s departments.
  • Work with the Project Controls Manager to provide direction and
    expertise to project controls-related activities for UNOC’s Projects in
    support of the planning and execution.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Cost & Planning Specialist job placement must hold an Honours
    Bachelor’s Degree in either Engineering, Construction Management, Project
    Management, Finance, Quantity Surveying or any relevant discipline.
  • Master’s Degree in either Engineering, Finance, Project Management
    or any relevant discipline is an added advantage.
  • Must have at least 6 years relevant working experience in Project
    Controls activities including participating in or handling EPC/EPCM
  • Knowledge of Engineering and Construction techniques and their costs
    impacts is an added advantage.
  • Experience in the oil & gas sector and/or global energy markets
    is an added advantage.
  • Strong competencies in the use of Microsoft Projects and Primavera.
  • A self-starter with strong technical, interpersonal, communication,
    organizational skills; and high personal integrity.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to work as part of a team.

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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