Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Manager, Technology and Engineering Jobs

Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Manager, Technology and Engineering Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for Planning and Coordinating Engineering Activities in Design, Construction, Operations and Maintenance of the Refinery Project. Management Skillset Should Include Leadership, Problem Solving, Organizational, and Resource Control Skills.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Projects multi-disciplinary engineering team including experienced process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, civil and structural engineers.

  • Ensure that projects are designed and constructed in accordance with the company’s engineering guidelines and specifications, industry codes and standards, and regulatory agency requirements to meet necessary functionality and performance requirements.

  • Implement processes and procedures for technical validation and implementation of engineering processes and technologies.

  • Oversee key project phases, processes and performance reports and data analysis including planning project documentation systems.

  • Select design concepts and fundamental technology used for developing new products or improvement for existing ones.

  • Review and analyze technical proposals submitted to determine if these meet the company’s engineering codes and standards.

  • Coordinates technical reviews at the end of each refinery project phase. This includes evaluating technical proposals from subcontractors.

  • Ensure that projects are compliant with URHC’s Process Safety Management program.

  • Work with the Project Controls Manager to ensure that optimal work breakdown structures for all technical works are properly developed, scheduled, resourced and implemented.

  • Develop and/or maintain project technical documents including all design reports, technical reports, procedures, engineering manuals, codes, and standards throughout the project’s life cycle.

  • Ensure that all engineering items required for the project are approved for procurement in accordance with the project specification, schedule, and milestones.

  • Recommends budgets to management, including staff use, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.

  • Selects, develops, trains, and supervises staff assigned to his area of responsibility.

  • Work closely with the Operations, Safety and Environmental functions during all phases of project development and execution.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications and Attributes:

    • Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either Chemical / Process / Civil / Mechanical Engineering or other relevant degree
    in Engineering from an internationally accredited institution.

    • Master of Science in either Chemical or Process Engineering or other relevant master’s degree.

    • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in process engineering, operations, or maintenance within a reputable oil and gas company.

    • Proven experience in handling/managing large scale refinery or petrochemical projects, modifications, replacements, shutdowns, improvements, and reliability projects.

    • Demonstrate strong understanding of Engineering Management especially for large scale midstream/ downstream oil and gas projects.

    • Professional Membership with an accredited engineering body is a must.

    • Registration with Uganda Engineers Registration Board is added advantage.

    • Possess strong understanding of refining economics.

    • Demonstrate Health, Safety and Environment Leadership attributes.

    • Demonstrate leadership and team building skills, and ability to inspire team members.

    • Demonstrate strong problem solving, planning and effective decision-making skills.

    How to Apply

  • Electronically completed and signed Applications Forms together with certified copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below by 17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than Friday, 5th March 2021.

  • Applications delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received.

  • Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.
    While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • The Job Application Form can be downloaded from Careers on

    Online applications should be submitted to:


    P.O.BOX 36316

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