Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Geophysicist - Technical Evaluation - Jobs in Uganda
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Geophysicist - Technical Evaluation - Jobs in UgandaBackground
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.
Directorate of ExplorationSenior Geophycisist (Technical Evaluation)
The Senior Geophysicist (Technical Evaluation) will be responsible for coordinating
geophysical data interpretation and will report to Manager Technical Evaluation.
He / She will work closely with Senior Geologist in order to achieve lead and prospect evaluation,
resource estimation and recommending exploration and appraisal programs.
He / she will be responsible for reviewing and advising on the geophysical data proposals submitted by oil companies.Responsible for geophysical data acquisition, processing, interpretation and
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Review and advise on the acquisition parameters of geophysical data
Quality control geophysical data during acquisition
Contribute to resource assessment of the Country
Contribute to prospect evaluation and related risk assessments;
Review and advise on geophysical work programs submitted by operators
Selection of exploration priority targets within licensed blocks and advise
Participate in selection of relevant geophysical data to be acquired in the licensed
Coordinate relevant research for recent technologies in data acquisition and
Evaluates geophysical data acquired by the companies;
Submit monthly and quarterly reports to Manager, Technical Evaluation
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Basic QualificationA Master’s degree in Exploration Geophysics from an internationally recognized
A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) Physical Sciences or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.
Skills and ExperienceA minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in the oil and gas sector, in
a busy and well-organized institution.
Demonstrated knowledge in Geophysical data interpretation.
Good knowledge of data interpretation software.
Demonstrated working experience in an organization /project with diverse professionals that requires team work.
Added AdvantageAn internationally recognized professional qualification or membership of an
internationally recognized professional body in the areas of oil and gas.
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.
Track record of training and mentoring others.
Excellent analytical skills.
Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Senior Geophysicist - Technical Evaluation - Jobs in Uganda
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