Oil & Gas Jobs – Director Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage at Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)




Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director 
About Us:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has been put in place as
recommended in the National, Oil and Gas policy of Uganda and in accordance
with Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013. The mandate of the PAU is to regulate the oil and gas sector in Uganda
including ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in
accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in
line with international petroleum industry best practice.
Job Summary:  The Director Petroleum Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Storage will be responsible for the Petroleum Refining,
Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate and will report to the
Executive Director (ED) of the Authority. The incumbent will be responsible for
monitoring and regarding the development of midstream oil and gas
infrastructure including investments in 
refineries, pipelines, other transmission modes for petroleum, gas
processing, petrochemical developments, and storage facilities in the country.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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Responsible for initiating and budgeting for  the activities of the Petroleum
Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate.
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In charge of the review of any updated designs
during construction of midstream facilities.
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Responsible for monitoring and regulating of
midstream oil and gas activities and reporting compliance of the licensees in
the midstream oil and gas sector with the relevant laws, regulations,
guidelines and contracts in Uganda.
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Responsible for evaluating and advising on j
plans and engineering designs for midstream 
facilities.
·        
Responsible for the administration of agreements
and contracts related to the midstream oil and gas activities in the country.
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Recommend and advise on the policies,
legislation and codes of practice affecting midstream petroleum activities in
Uganda.
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In charge of evaluating and advising on the
facilities operations plans submitted by the licensees and other relevant
activities.
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Ensure and facilitate competition, access and
utilization of facilities by third parties in midstream petroleum
infrastructure and monitor the conditions of operators and their trade
practices to ensure competition and fair practice is maintained.
·        
Responsible for evaluating and recommending
approval of transmission and storage tariffs, levies and pricing frameworks of
operators of transmission and storage facilities.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the
Executive Director.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant for the Petroleum Authority Director
Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage job opportunity must
hold a Master’s degree in Chemical and/or Process Engineering, Petroleum
Engineering or Pipeline Engineering from an internationally recognized
University.
·        
A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Engineering,
Physical Sciences or related discipline from an internationally recognized
institution.
·        
At least ten years’ relevant working experience
in the oil and gas sector, 7 years of which should be in a busy and well
organized institution.
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Demonstrated working experience in a leadership
role in an organization /project     
with diverse professional
·        
Possession of an Internationally Recognised
qualification in Management, Law, Economics or Business Administration is
desired
·        
An internationally recognised professional
qualification or membership of an internationally recognised professional body
in the areas of Engineering.
·        
Good knowledge of the policies, laws,
regulations and guidelines regarding petroleum refining, processing,
transportation and storage.
·        
Innovative and with a proven high level of
integrity.
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Ability to work independently and in a team,        
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Proven track record of outstanding performance.
·        
Excellent interpersonal and communication
skills.
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Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
·        
Track record of training and mentoring others.
·        
Excellent analytical skills.
·        
Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their download this form, Click
Here
and fill it in indicating the telephone and email contacts for
both the applicant and three reputable referees. The signed applications
together with copies of certified academic and professional qualifications
should be addressed and submitted in triplicate to the following address;
The Executive Director,
Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Liaison Office Room B 416,
4th floor Amber House,
Plot 29/33, Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 7270, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 31st
October, 2016 by 5:00PM
NB: Applications
delivered through registered mail and courier will be accepted as long as they
are received before the above-mentioned deadline for submission. Please note
that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification.
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