Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Officer / Storage - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Officer / Storage - 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 / Storage will report to the Senior Petroleum Officer/
Pipelines & Storage.

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

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Review the engineering designs during development of storage facilities.
  • Evaluate process engineering and hydraulic of equipment and piping systems.
  • Review and advise on standards and codes during development of petroleum storage facilities.
  • Participates in monitoring and supervision of project activities for development of petroleum storage facilities
  • Review the agreements and contracts on petroleum storage and advise management.
  • Review project scopes and cost estimates and proposals for the projects, equipment sizing, modifications and related parameters.
  • Supervise repairs and maintenance of petroleum storage facilities
  • Supervise project budgets along with schedules.
  • Manage specific projects as required inclusive of direct supervision
  • Assist in compiling quarterly and annual reports
  • 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 pipeline development.

    Added Advantage

  • A master’s degree in Pipeline Engineering from an internationally recognized University/Institution will be added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the design, construction and operation of the storage tanks
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership with an
    internationally recognized professional body
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding
    petroleum pipeline and storage.

    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 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 / Storage - Jobs in Uganda

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