Petroleum Authority of Uganda Environment Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Environment Officer - Jobs in Uganda


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 mandate of the PAU 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.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right
personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

Job Summary

The Environment Officer will be responsible for monitoring of environment aspects in the
oil and gas sector.

The Officer will work to ensure that oil and gas activities adhere to relevant legislation and set standards for protection of the environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review technical and environment related reports to ensure that environment protection issues are integrated into planning, design and implementation of oil and gas activities.
  • Undertake field inspections to oil and gas operational areas to monitor environment quality parameters for soils, air and ground/surface water; and follow up on identified issues.
  • Participate in the development and update PAU’s Environment Policy;
  • Participate in the monitoring of licensees to ensure compliance with all relevant environment legislation and set standards.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly environment reports.
  • Oversee implementation of the environment mitigation measures.
  • Participate in the review of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment reports.
  • Promote good environment protection principles in sector.
  • Update statistics of environmental quality monitoring indicators on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Environmental Science or Physical Sciences from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the
    oil and gas sector operations, with specific responsibility for environment issues.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Environmental Science or any Physical sciences from an internationally recognized University.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally recognized institution;
  • Internationally recognized professional qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies;
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines; and
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan environmental legislation, guidelines and standards.

    Character and Competences
  • Innovative and with 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; and proficiency in the relevant computer packages

    How to Apply:
  • PAU will only consider online applications submitted through her website.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th March 2019
  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted
  • 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
  • Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to or call
    telephone number 0414231924.
  • PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Environment Officer - Jobs in Uganda

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