2 Operations Geophysicist Job Placements – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Operations
Geophysicist (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Operations Geoscientist


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 Operations Geophysicist will support the
monitoring and regulation of geophysical data planning and acquisition, and
processing and support the interpretation. He/she will report to the Senior
Operations Geoscientist.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Participate in monitoring and regulating petroleum
development and production activities related geophysical surveys.

Advise on and monitor the planning, acquisition and
interpretation of geophysical data.

Participate in reviewing petroleum development and
production programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production
forecasts submitted by licensees before approval.

Participate in the review of reservoir management

Responsible for evaluating results from geophysical
surveys and geotechnical investigations.

Participate in the evaluation, review and interpretation
of well proposals and drilling programs in the development and production phase

Responsible for identifying key uncertainties in
evaluating geophysical data and recommend alternative possibilities for

Contribute in identifying possible actions to ensure
maximum efficiency in the development plan.

Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Operations
placement must hold a Bachelor’s
degree (Hons) in physical sciences with a bias in Physics from an
internationally recognized University / institution. 

Three (3) years working experience in a similar discipline
in petroleum operations.

Master’s degree in petroleum geophysics or petroleum
geosciences from an internationally recognized institution is desired

Membership to relevant professional organization.

Innovative and 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.

Excellent analytical skills.

Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and



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: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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