Petroleum Authority of Uganda Officer Stakeholder Engagement - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Officer Stakeholder Engagement - 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 Officer Stakeholder Engagement will assist in ensuring that stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development and delivery of PAU`s strategic goals.

He / She will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies, identifying stakeholder issues and appropriately addressing issues and contribute
to the overall development and maintenance of PAU`s reputation.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development and delivery of PAU`s strategic goals
  • Implementing stakeholder engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and evaluating the
    effectiveness of these strategies.
  • Advising the Corporate Affairs (CA) manager of issues and/or risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed
  • Ensuring PAU`s management and staff understand the value of – and are committed to – the genuine participation of stakeholders in the development of
    products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs in a client focused manner.
  • Maintain valuable stakeholder relationships
  • Implement PAU`s stakeholder engagement strategies and guidelines
  • Assist business units to effectively consult and engage stakeholders on relevant
  • Ensure access and equity principles are considered and included in relevant strategies and programs
  • Implement the stakeholder satisfaction research projects, including developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder satisfaction across the PAU
  • Implement stakeholder forums, meetings and special events
  • Implement PAU’s access and equity service level agreement with its stakeholders
  • Carry out stakeholder contact through the implementation of a stakeholder contact management system
  • Provide content and updates for various management reporting and environmental scanning processes
  • Produce accurate stakeholder engagement reports and dashboards representing effects of interventions on targeted stakeholders
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or any other related field.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ Corporate experience in Business, Public Relations, stakeholder engagement/management, communications, consultation or relevant

    Added Advantage

  • Languages will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas laws in Uganda.
  • Oil and Gas related qualifications.

    Character and Competencies
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team with results.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to understand complex communication issues, recognizing business wide implications, and repackage it into clear digestible format
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and ability to communicate
    effectively at all levels
  • High standard of written and spoken English with proven copywriting experience
  • Exceptional time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Corporate experience in stakeholder engagement and/or management and networking
  • Strong understanding of consultation principles and tools and ability to apply these effectively
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

    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 Officer Stakeholder Engagement - Jobs in Uganda

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