Trading Specialist (Downstream) Oil & Gas Careers – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Manager Trading Operations (Downstream)
About US:
The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary: The
Trading Specialist (Downstream) will be responsible for executing the
procurement, transportation, supply, storage, marketing and sale of petroleum
products in line with company policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in defining specifications for petroleum products to be
    procured and identification of supply sources.
  • Prepare and implement a supply plan and schedule for procurement and
    supply of petroleum products.
  • Prepare and implement quality control measures to ensure supply and
    sale of quality petroleum products.
  • Identify and manage logistical processes within the petroleum
    products supply and distribution chain in liaison with relevant
  • Carry out market surveys and carry out supply and demand analysis to
    inform procurement and stocking of petroleum products. 
  • Identify and engage with potential clients for bulk petroleum
    products and propose strategies for meeting their requirements.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of marketing
    strategies including promotions and new products’ development initiatives.
  • Manage and continuously report on petroleum products stock movements
    for the Company.
  • Attend to customer requirements and inquiries.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Trading Specialist (Downstream) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree (Hons) in either Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry,
    Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration or any
    other related degree.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration will be
    an added advantage.
  • Additional training in HSE principles is an added advantage.
  • Should have demonstrable relevant working experience of at least six
    (6) years, three (3) of which should be in downstream petroleum business.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received.
Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor
Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 17:00 Hrs
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