Senior Petroleum Officer, (Business /Economist) Job Vacancies – Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development


Job Title:    Senior Petroleum Officer,
(Business /Economist)

Organization: Public
Service Commission

Placement Organization: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

The incumbent will
be responsible to the Principal Petroleum Officer (Business/ Economist) for
performing the following duties:-

in development and review of business proposals for different projects;

in formulation of pricing framework for crude oil and refined products for
commercialization projects;

in preparation of workplans, budgets, and reports;

in formulation of policies, regulations, standards and guidelines for pipelines
and storage facilities;

in implementing the National Strategy and Plan for petroleum transportation and

in determination of transport tariffs in order to inform policy;

in monitoring and inspection of pipelines operations and storage facilities so
as to inform policy formulation;

other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics;
or Statistics; or Commerce; or Business Administration; or any other related
field from a recognized University/Institution.

should have three (3) years relevant working experience at the level of
Petroleum Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a
reputable organization.


Core Competencies:

Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings,
Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to
Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy
Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

Age: Above 25 years


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online,
Click Here

Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)

attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format
(PDF) is allowed.

serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the
rest of the documents and submit online.


Deadline: 29th
September 2020


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