Petroleum Authority of Uganda Estates & Transport Officer Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Estates & Transport Officer Jobs


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.

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.

Estates & Transport Officer

Job Summary

Manage the delivery of estates and transport services to support business
operations in PAU.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Establishes Departmental requirements for office equipment and utilities and
    budget for their procurement and installation
  • Monitors the PAU maintenance contracts to ensure conformity to the Service Level Agreement
  • Develops service delivery standards and guides contractors during installation
  • Verifies monthly utility bills and recommends for payments
  • Approves requests for vehicle repairs, maintenance, street parking and
    outsourced transport services.
  • Plans and budgets for transport requirements such as fuel, lubricants, tubes
    and tires.
  • Inspects and review the performance of garages in terms of the set service
    delivery standards.
  • Develops and review policies that govern operations in the Fleet section
  • Monitor vehicle usage and maintenance in PAU, and recommend areas for
  • Conduct transport needs analysis, identify and agree on the transport needs
  • Monitor the development of terms of reference for estates contractors and
    supervise works projects
  • Identify appropriate office premises, establish appropriate value and manage
    the tenancy contracts
  • Lead the supervision, monitoring and evaluation of outsourced civil works
    contracts to ensure value for money
  • Protect PAU property such as land, buildings parking yards and drainage
    systems from encroachment
  • Develop office layout and setup.
  • Recommend payment of property rates, rent and ground rates
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor
    the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance
    agreements with all the staff under supervision
  • Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for
    performance improvement
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and
    recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under jurisdiction
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness
    teamwork in the business Unit
  • Implement succession planning and any other staff related programs as
    introduced and approved in the organization
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and
    innovation in the team
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree
    (hons) in mechanical or civil engineering from an internationally
    recognized institution.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ working experience in fleet and transport management
    gained from a reputable organization.

    Added advantage
  • Membership of Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers
  • Post Graduate qualification in Management or Public Administration
  • Training in Project Planning & Management
  • Training in Contract Management
  • Knowledge of Road Safety & Traffic Act, Uganda National Land policy and
    Uganda Land Act

    Character & Competencies
  • Possess strong negotiation skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A good team player.
  • An impeccable record of integrity
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills

    How to Apply:
  • PAU will Only consider online applications submitted through the PAU website.
    Interested persons are invited to visit the PAU website: and follow the
    link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the
    available opportunities.
  • All applications should reach the PAU’s website by Tuesday
    15th January, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Estates & Transport Officer Jobs

  • 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.
  • “PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any
    applicant for employment in its Service”
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  • Petroleum Authority of Uganda

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