Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Petroleum Engineer - Jobs in Uganda
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Petroleum Engineer - 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 Development & ProductionSenior Petroleum Engineer
The Senior Petroleum Engineer will be responsible for coordinating drilling programs
under Exploration and appraisal and report to Manager Technical Evaluation.
He /She will be responsible for reviewing drilling plans submitted by exploration
He / She will be responsible for field monitoring of drilling operations and
ensuring that the licensed companies under exploration comply with the legal
framework of the country in addition to the petroleum industry best practice.
He / She will also be responsible for receiving, quality controlling and interpreting well dataResponsible for reviewing drilling programs proposed by exploration
received from oil companies
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Responsible for receiving quality controlling and interpreting well data
submitted by oil companies.
Responsible for monitoring compliance of drilling activities of licensees with
respect to the relevant laws, regulations and Production Sharing Agreements
Responsible for monitoring compliance of oil companies to drilling and data
Supervise field drilling activities of petroleum companies.
Work with Senior Geologist and Senior Geophysicist in order to achieve
prospect evaluation, resource estimation and recommending further exploration or appraisal programs.
Submit monthly and quarterly reports to Manager, Technical Evaluation
Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor
the usage to ensure efficiency
Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance
agreements with all the staff under supervision
Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for
Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under jurisdiction
Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness
teamwork in the business Unit
Implement any other staff related programs as introduced and approved in the organization
Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation in the team
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Basic QualificationsA Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized University.
A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Engineering or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution
ExperienceA minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in the oil and gas sector in
a busy and well-organized institution
Demonstrated working experience in an organization /project with diverse professionals that requires team work.
Added advantageGood knowledge of the oil and gas policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding petroleum exploration in Uganda.
Membership of relevant professional organizations
Character & Competence
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 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 email@example.com 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 Petroleum Engineer - Jobs in Uganda
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