Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Officer / Gas Processing and Utilisation - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Officer / Gas Processing and Utilisation - 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 Petroleum Officer/Gas Processing & Utilization will report to the Senior
Petroleum Officer Refining, Gas conversion.

He / she will be responsible for
supervising the development and operation of gas processing and utilization facilities in the country.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review the engineering designs during development of gas processing and
    utilization facilities and advise management.
  • Plan the gas processing and utilisation procedure to ensure the maximum output
  • Review the agreements and contracts on gas processing and conversion facilities and advise management.
  • Review and advise on standards and codes during development of gas processing and utilization facilities.
  • Ensure the smoothness of all processes related to gas processing and utilisation in the country.
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair works in the gas processing and utilisation facilities in the country.
  • Record all the quality test results, analyse and present them before management
  • Regularly monitor the processing facilities and machinery to ensure the quality.
  • Work as a trouble shooter in the times of emergency or technical snags in the
    gas processing and utilisation facilities.
  • Supervise the layout of the gas processing and utilisation facilities properly by keeping all the factors in mind.
  • Monitor and supervise gas processing and utilisation project budgets along with
  • Recommend any gas processing and utilisation facility
    modifications or changes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • An honours bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology from an internationally recognized University/Institution


  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a gas conversion or in a midstream conversion facility.

    Added Advantage

  • Master’s Degree in Chemical or Refinery Engineering from an internationally
    recognized University/Institution.
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership with an
    internationally recognized professional body.
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding
    petroleum conversion and processing.

    Character and Competences
  • 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 excellent analytical and problem-solving 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 Petroleum Officer / Gas Processing and Utilisation - Jobs in Uganda

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