Petroleum Authority of Uganda Skills Development Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Skills Development Officer - 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 Skills Development Officer reports to the Senior National Content officer,Capacity Building and is responsible for coordination of skills development in oil and gas operations in the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a skills development program for the Oil and Gas Sector.
  • Review and advise on the compliance of the IOCs annual training and skills development proposals in line with the requirements.
  • Prepare and submit annual recruitment programs in line with the regulations and the proposed work program.
  • Review of training and skills development programs submitted by the licensed Oil Companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the National Oil and Gas
    Talent Register (NOGTR)
  • Ensure the adherence to the approved training plans and provide periodical(quarterly& annual) progress reports.
  • Ensure adequate follow up and implementation of the decisions of the Oil and Gas Skills Development dialogue.
  • Work with the responsible government body to regularly undertake skills development Audits and prepare reports on the state of skills development
    by the oil companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development of guidelines on training and skills development in the sector.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s
    Degree (Hons) in Education, Human Resource Management, or related
    discipline from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience gained from a busy and reputable organisation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a capacity building role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.

    Added Advantage

  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Good Knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding
    skills development in the Oil and Gas Sector.

    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.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others

    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 Skills Development Officer - Jobs in Uganda

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