Petroleum Authority of Uganda Geologist - Operations and Compliance - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Geologist - Operations and Compliance - 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 Title

  • Geologist (Operations and Compliance)

    Job Summary

    The Geologist (Operations and compliance) will be responsible for monitoring petroleum operations in the field and in office especially geological data acquisition including well data and ensure that the data is submitted to the Authority.

    He / She will participate in reviewing geological well proposals submitted by oil companies.

    He/ She will supervise well logging and coring operations

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Monitor petroleum operations undertaken by oil companies
  • Supervise the acquisition and quality control of geological data;
  • Review and advise on geological well proposals submitted by operators
  • Participate in selection of relevant geological data to be acquired in the
    licensed areas.
  • Undertake relevant research in geological data processing and interpretation;
  • Responsible for geological data acquisition and processing
  • Ensures that all geological data approved at ACM is acquired by the companies;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Petroleum Geoscience or Geology from an internationally recognized institution


  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience in the oil and
    gas sector, in
    a busy and well-organized institution
  • Good knowledge of the oil and gas policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding petroleum exploration in Uganda.
  • Proven supervisory skills in the field as well as in an office-based environment

    Added advantage

  • A Maters’ degree in Petroleum Geoscience from an internationally recognized University.
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership of an
    internationally recognized professional body in the areas of oil and gas.

    Character & Competencies
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • 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 Geologist - Operations and Compliance - Jobs in Uganda

    Find jobs in Uganda. Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.