Manager Human Resources Employment Opportunity – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title: Manager Human Resources

Organisation: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reference: PAU/HR&A/091/300


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 Human Resources Manager will be responsible for leading the strategic function of Human Resource Management, maintaining and enhancing the Authority’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. They will also initiate and implement the strategic direction and growth of human resources, including human resource development, with the major objective of achieving excellent staff performance as well as organizational performance.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the overall development of the Human Resources Strategy and provide strategic support for its implementation to ensure the availability of adequate human resources for the organization to perform its operations.
  • Manage key Human Resource stakeholders and ensure the Authority participates in Comparator studies that will position it as the Employer of Choice
  • Coordinate staff orientation, induction and development processes for new staff and oversee an effective performance management system for all newly recruited staff.
  • Guide implementation of the staff Code of Conduct in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Enable the training and further career development of the employees focusing on the task of people management including but not limited to recruitment of staff, managing performance of staff through regular performance appraisal processes, ensuring staff remuneration and welfare.
  • Ensure the development and review of Human Resource policies and procedures in the Authority as well as lead the process of Human Resource Budget and Manpower Planning.
  • Retain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resource, talent management, employment laws and apply this to communicate changes in policy and practices.
  • Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold an Honor’s Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Humanities, Law from a recognized institution.
  • A Master’s degree in Human Resources Management; or Business Administration with a bias in Human Resources Management from a recognized University.
  • At least seven (7) years’ relevant work experience in a reputable organization, three (3) of which should have been served at middle management/ supervisory level.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Analytical and Report Writing skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Stakeholder Management and Networking skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Analytical and Discerning skills.
  • People Management skills.
  • Communication skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.


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  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • 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 individual.


Deadline: 5th December 2022 by 11:59 pm.


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Date Posted 2022-11-29
Valid Through 2022-12-05
Hiring Organization Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda