Petroleum Authority of Uganda Legal Officer Jobs
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Legal Officer JobsLegal OfficerJob Summary:
The Legal Officer gives advice on Health, Safety and Environmental issues arising
out of the PAU operations.
He or she is responsible for drafting contracts, follow up the said contracts and ensure that the contracts are in compliance with Uganda law and protect PAU interests.Assists the senior legal officer in carrying out research and generating legal
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Facilitates the review of Health, safety and environmental laws and
Drafts contracts of the authority and ensures that they are in compliance with
Carries our risk profiling of PAU contractual framework to ensure protection
of PAU interests.
Carries out legal due diligence on persons dealing with PAU.
Prepares monthly and annual reports on sectional activities in accordance with
PAU policies and procedures.
Undertakes such general legal work as may be allocated from time to time
including the representation of PAU in different Fora and preparing briefs.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience
QualificationsA bachelor’s degree of Laws (Hons) from an internationally recognized
A Postgraduate Diploma in legal practice.
Must be enrolled as an Advocate.
A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant work experience obtained from a reputable
organization or Law firm.
Master’s degree in drafting and contract matrices, oil and gas law, health safety
and environment from an internationally recognized University / Institution.
Possession of an internationally recognized professional qualifications like
CIPS and ICSA.
Good knowledge of procurement, environment and contractual laws pertaining
to oil and gas industry.
Character and Competencies
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Excellent negotiation and coordination skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Good IT literacy and computer skills.
Ability to carry out in depth research and write briefs.
Ability to work under minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
PAU will Only consider online applications submitted through the PAU website.
Interested persons are invited to visit the PAU website: www.pau.go.ug and follow the
link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the
All applications should reach the PAU’s website www.pau.go.ug by Tuesday
15th January, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Legal 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
“PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any
applicant for employment in its Service”
Petroleum Authority of Uganda
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