Senior Social Relations Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Senior
Social Relations Officer

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Head
of Corporate Affairs

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 Senior Social Relations Officer will
support the development and implementation of strategies for management of
relationships with host communities,      design
engagement initiatives, identify stakeholder issues and appropriately address
them and contribute to the overall development and maintenance of UNOC’s reputation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the development and implementation of community engagement
    strategies including informing, consulting and involving the relevant
    stakeholders and evaluating the effectiveness of these strategies as well as
    corporate social responsibility activities of UNOC.
  • Ensure that all communication to the communities meet Company
    standards and have been approved through the relevant company structures.
  • Ensure that all community concerns and issues in relation to UNOC
    projects are identified, documented, tracked and resolved.
  • Lead in planning and participate in engagements with key
    stakeholders such as Joint Venture partners as well as Government in
    matters related to host communities.
  • Ensuring UNOC’s Management and Staff understand the value of and are
    committed to the genuine participation of host communities in the
    development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs in
    a client focused manner.
  • Develop community engagement plans, events and sensitization
    campaigns and guidelines.
  • Develop content for sensitization of communities, information
    posters, packs and educational materials about UNOC and the general oil
    and gas sector.
  • Conduct satisfaction and impact surveys on UNOC’s projects within
    the host communities.
  • Participate in the planning for and implementation of stakeholder
    forums, meetings and special events.
  • Provide content and updates for various Management reporting and
    environmental scanning processes.
  • Produce accurate stakeholder engagement reports and dashboards
    representing effects of interventions on targeted stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership support to the Community Relations Officers.
  • 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)
    Senior Social Relations Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree (Hons) in Social Sciences, Community Development, Environmental
    Sciences, Public Relations, Psychology, Sociology, Development Studies or
  • A master’s degree in oil and gas studies, project management,
    Communications, Environmental services, land use management or any other
    relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six (6) years’ experience in implementing community
    development programs.
  • Relevant experience in the extractives sector will be an added
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas laws in Uganda is an added advantage.
  • Must be Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team with results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to
    communicate effectively at all levels.

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 documents.

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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