Petroleum Authority of Uganda Manager Economic & Financial Analysis Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Manager Economic & Financial Analysis 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.

Manager Economic & Financial Analysis

Job Summary

The Manager Economic and Financial analysis reports to the Director Technical
Support Services and is responsible for ensuring that all the economic and financial
analysis required to aid regulatory decisions is undertaken and is accurate.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all the activities within the Economic and Financial Analysis
    Department, including initiating, planning, budgeting and reporting on the
    activities of the Department.
  • Manages and leads the team to monitor and regulate economic and financial
    aspects in the upstream and midstream operations
  • Ensures economic asset (upstream and midstream assets) evaluations are undertaken to anchor the licensing processes, ensure optimized production and facilities and guide decisions on tail end production.
  • Ensures topical issues in the sector are well researched on and modelled.
  • Ensures operations are economically feasible
  • Ensures frequent examination and contextualization of the macro-economic
    risks in the country and their impacts on the projects in the sector.
  • Ensures the team keeps abreast with developments in economic and financial
    evaluation, taxation and fiscal terms, cost structures, prices, hydrocarbon
    availability and advise on the impact of these on the sector in Uganda is frequently provided. Ensure a benchmark report of Uganda’s sector is
    produced annually.
  • Ensures risk based economic and financial evaluations are performed to align regulation to business drivers and ensures the analyses are based on reasonable assumptions and are accurate.
  • Provides necessary input into MOU’s and negotiations between government
    and industry players.
  • Puts in place appropriate models for analyzing investments in the sector to aid
    strategic and regulatory decisions on the same.
  • Advises on the pipeline tariff building methodology for facilities in the sector
    and provide advice on the approval of appropriate tariffs.
  • Provides advice on licensing or renewal of licenses of oil companies
  • Prepares and implements a comprehensive capacity building program of the
    Economics section with particular emphasis on training.
  • Coordinates the production of technical papers for circulation to a wide
  • Leads the analysis of existing fiscal regimes, the impact of existing legislation
    on the oil and gas industry and proposes strategies for improvement.
  • Makes recommendations regarding oil and gas legislation as well as other
    related policies.
  • Support the process of ascertaining the cost oil or gas due to licensees.
  • Put in place appropriate databases and tools necessary for economic and
    financial analysis.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications
  • A Master of
    Science Degree in either; geosciences, Physical Sciences, petroleum economics, quantitative economics, finance, statistics or taxation from an internationally recognized University / institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in in either; geosciences, Physical Sciences, petroleum economics, quantitative economics, finance, statistics or taxation from an internationally recognized University / institution.

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in economic or financial analysis, 5 of which
    should have been served at middle management level in a reputable and highly
    organized establishment.

    Added Advantage
  • Membership to a nationally or internationally recognized professional body;
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations governing the oil and gas
    sector in Uganda.
  • A specialized qualification in financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the oil and gas industry
  • Considerable knowledge to tax laws

    Character and Competencies
  • 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.
  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • Track record of training and mentoring others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the necessary computer packages.

    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 Manager Economic & Financial Analysis 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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