Executive Director Career Placement – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:    Executive Director
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Petroleum Authority of Uganda is established under the Petroleum Exploration,
Development and Production Act, 2013.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Chief Executive Officer of the Authority.
  • Oversee the day- to- day administration and
    management of the affairs of the Authority and shall ensure the
    implementation of the decisions of the Board.
  • Act as the Accounting Officer of the Authority
  • Serve as the Secretary to the Board of
  • Initiate and implement policies and
    programmes for the Authority and report on them to the Board and ensure
    that the agreed objectives, targets and service standards are met.
  • In charge of the proper management of the
    property of the Authority
  • Responsible for management of the staff of
    the Authority
  • Provide direction and advice as required on
    the matters that fall within the areas of the Authority’s responsibilities
    Develop and oversee an operating plan to guide the Authority in performing
    its functions.
  • Cooperate with other lead agencies and
    organizations in matters related to the petroleum sector.
  • Develop an economic, efficient and cost
    effective internal management structure,
  • Performs any other duty necessary for the
    implementation of the Act or as may be assigned to him / her by the Board.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants must be Ugandans who at least
    hold a Master’s degree in any of the following areas: Petroleum
    Geosciences, Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Management. Petroleum Law or
    Petroleum Taxation and Finance, from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in
    the management of a busy and well organized Institution.
  • Applicants with qualifications in Business
    Administration and Management will have an added advantage.
  • Extensive working knowledge in Petroleum
    Exploration, Development and Production.
  • Familiarity with Government Policies, laws
    and regulations relevant to petroleum  operations and good knowledge about the
    oil industries in the Country.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good institutional building and stakeholder
    relationship management skills
  • Good working and team building skills.
  • Proven ability to lead large and diverse
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their
application forms, indicating the date, time, and, the telephone contact,
postal and email addresses for both the applicant and three reputable referees.
The candidates must pick a copy of the form from the PAU offices of the address
given below. The complete application should also include  a copy of Curriculum Vitae, and certified
copies of each of their academic and professional qualifications and
using the format provided, must be filled in triplicate and hard copies, and
they should be addressed to:
Chairperson, Board of Directors,
Authority of Uganda (PAU),
House Building, Fourth Floor, Plot No. 29/33 Kampala Road,
O. Box 7270, Kampala – Uganda Room No. B403.
Deadline: 4th March 2016

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