Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Sub Surface Engineer Jobs
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Sub Surface Engineer JobsBackground
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 PAU’s mandate 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.
Senior Subsurface Engineer
The Senior Subsurface Engineer oversees the monitoring and regulation of Subsurface Engineering aspects related to field development and production and cessation of petroleum activities.
He/she reports to the SubsurfaceResponsible for all activities within the Subsurface Engineering Section.
Manager. The Senior Subsurface Engineer leads and supervises all Engineers
and technicians in the Subsurface Engineering Section.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development and updating of inhouse dynamic models for
fields under development and/or production
Coordinates the evaluation of reservoir engineering aspects of Field Development Plans and Petroleum Reservoir Reports
Responsible for ascertaining the quantity of petroleum produced by the
Responsible for in house development and analysis of field development
concepts to aid in regulatory decision making.
Leads the review and advises on the approval of technical proposals by
licensees for recovery of petroleum
Responsible for evaluation of production data to document and report on the
quantity of petroleum produced by the licensees
Advises the Authority on the required software tools for the Subsurface Engineering Section and ensures its proper maintenance
Coordinates the preparation, documentation, review and submission of periodic progress reports to relevant internal and external stakeholders
Plans and budgets for resource requirements in the business Unit and
monitors the usage to ensure efficiency
Manages performance of both the business unit and the staff under jurisdiction
and implements initiatives that foster staff capacity building and career development
Implements succession planning and any other staff related programs as
introduced and approved in the organization.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Basic QualificationsA Master’s degree in either; Engineering, Physical Sciences, Petroleum
Geosciences or Petroleum Geophysics from an internationally recognized
University / institution.
A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either; Engineering, Physical Sciences
Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Geophysics from an internationally
recognized university / institution.
A minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in the oil and gas industry,
3 of which should have been served at supervisory level in a reputable
Working experience within the upstream business covering reservoir,
Demonstrated experience working in a team in an organization/business
unit/project with diverse professions.
Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding
petroleum development and production in Uganda.
Membership to relevant professional organizations.
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 good administrative and negotiation skills.
Track record of training and mentoring others.
Excellent analytical skills.
Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software.
How to Apply:
PAU will Only consider online applications submitted through the PAU website.
Interested persons are invited to visit the PAU website: www.pau.go.ug and follow the
link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the
All applications should reach the PAU’s website www.pau.go.ug by Tuesday
15th January, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Sub Surface Engineer Jobs
Only online applications will be considered.
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.
All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months
and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of
“PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any
applicant for employment in its Service”
Petroleum Authority of Uganda
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