Oil Industry Jobs – Corporate Affairs Officer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Corporate Affairs Officer
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Corporate
Affairs Officer
About US:
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.
Job Summary: The Corporate
Affairs Officer will be responsible for initiating the development of key internal
and external Corporate Affairs (CA) collateral and support the CA team to
maintain high impact of key internal and external events.
Key Duties and
  • Support proactive and reactive internal
    employee communications, ensuring they are consistently on-brand and in
    line with Centre corporate messaging
  • Manage existing internal communication
    channels (email and intranet) and develop new channels e.g. News weaver
    and plasma screens.
  • Initiate the development of engaging
    content across all communication channels, suited to targeted audience
  • Cascade internal communications from the
    Executive Director to all frontline staff, to ensure that all PAU staff
    are informed of key initiatives, projects and relevant business
    developments e.g. production of regular videos.
  • Actively participate in updating the
    internal and external annual communications plan incorporating prioritized
    list of activities ensuring delivery of all key messages and support for
  • PAU`s corporate objectives.
  • Cultivate a clear understanding of our
    clients in the different regions and audience groups, to ensure our
    communications reach the right audiences.
  • Ensure timely and cost-efficient
    management of external agency support with a focus on quality and
    efficiency of service provision.
  • Implement an international mind set with
    reference to communications methods and strategies, ensuring that
    solutions are market- and culturally- appropriate.
  • Develop communication consistency through
    Brand and tone of voice guidelines and bring the values to life in
    everything that PAU does.
  • Actively participate in reviewing
    effectiveness of programmes and processes and implementation of continuous
    improvement and remedial action.
  • Produce accurate stakeholder engagement
    reports and dashboards representing effects of interventions on targeted
  • Participate in the preparation, documentation,
    review and submission of periodic progress reports to relevant internal
    and external stakeholders.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Corporate Affairs Officer job placement must hold an honours
    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communication, Statistics or any
    other related field from an internationally recognized University /
  • A master’s degree in Business, Marketing,
    Communications or related field from an internationally recognized
    University / Institution is desired
  • Membership of a relevant professional
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in
    corporate stakeholder engagement & management or related experience.
  • Previous experience in internal and
    external communications roles which supports the effective delivery of the
    respective digital channels.
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with
  • Drive, confidence, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills.
  • Excellent Analytical skills.
  • Ability to work for long hours with
    minimum supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly flexible and positive approach to
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex
    communication issues, recognising business wide implications.
  • Excellent presentation skills, and ability
    to communicate effectively.
  • Exceptional time management, planning and organizational
  • Ability to manage an unpredictable
    workload due to the changing requirements of the role and organisation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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