Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Petroleum Officer / Refining and Gas Conversion - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Petroleum Officer / Refining and Gas Conversion - 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 Senior Petroleum Officer / Refining and Conversion will report to Manager Refinery, Gas Processing and Utilization.

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

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in monitoring and regulating all activities within the petroleum refining and conversion facilities in the country
  • Coordinate the review and advise on the approval of the engineering designs during development of the refinery and conversion facilities and advise management.
  • Review the agreements and contracts on refining and conversion facilities and advise management.
  • Review and advise on standards and codes during development of the refinery and conversion facilities.
  • Ensure the smoothness of all processes related to refining and conversion facilities in the country.
  • Monitor and supervise refining and conversion activities project budgets along with schedules.
  • Responsible for monitoring and regulating petroleum refining and conversion facilities activities and reporting compliance of the licensee with relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and contracts in Uganda.
  • Advise on the required software tools for the Section and ensure its proper maintenance
  • Coordinate the preparation, documentation, review and submission of periodic
    progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements for the section and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Support coaching and mentoring support to staff under supervision.
  • Coordinate the compilation of quarterly and annual reports for the section
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in chemical and/or process engineering, petroleum engineering or refinery engineering from an internationally recognized
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Engineering, physical sciences or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.


  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in a multi-disciplinary team with diverse profession within the oil and gas sector

    Added Advantage

  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership with an
    internationally recognized professional body in the relevant areas.
  • Knowledge of the design, construction and operation of oil refineries and
    conversion facilities
  • Good communication and management skills.
  • 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 Senior Petroleum Officer / Refining and Gas Conversion - Jobs in Uganda

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