2 Officer Stakeholder Engagement Job Vacancies – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
Officer Stakeholder Engagement will assist in ensuring that stakeholders are
recognized as partners in the development and delivery of PAU’s strategic
goals. He / She will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships
with key stakeholders, developing and implementing stakeholder engagement
strategies, identifying stakeholder issues and appropriately addressing issues
and contribute to the overall development and maintenance of PAU’s reputation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring stakeholders are recognized as partners in the development
    and delivery of PAU’s strategic goals
  • Implementing stakeholder engagement strategies including informing,
    consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and evaluating the
    effectiveness of these strategies.
  • Advising the Corporate Affairs (CA) manager of issues and/or risks
    to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be managed
  • Ensuring PAU’s management and staff understand the value of – and
    are committed to – the genuine participation of stakeholders in the
    development of products and services designed to meet stakeholder needs in
    a client focused manner.
  • Maintain valuable stakeholder relationships
  • Implement PAU’s stakeholder engagement strategies and guidelines
  • Assist business units to effectively consult and engage stakeholders
    on relevant projects
  • Ensure access and equity principles are considered and included in
    relevant strategies and programs
  • Implement the stakeholder satisfaction research projects, including
    developing and implementing strategies for continually improving stakeholder
    satisfaction across the PAU
  • Implement stakeholder forums, meetings and special events
  • Implement PAU’s access and equity service level agreement with its
  • Carry out stakeholder contact through the implementation of a
    stakeholder contact management system
  • Provide content and updates for various management reporting and
    environmental scanning processes
  • Produce accurate stakeholder engagement reports and dashboards
    representing effects of interventions on targeted stakeholders o) Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Officer
    Stakeholder Engagement job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)
    in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or any other related
  • At least three years of Corporate experience in Business, Public
    Relations, stakeholder engagement/management, communications, consultation
    or relevant field.
  • Languages will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Oil and Gas laws in Uganda.
  • Oil and Gas related qualifications.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team with results.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to understand complex communication issues, recognizing business
    wide implications, and repackage it into clear digestible format
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and ability to
    communicate effectively at all levels
  • High standard of written and spoken English with proven copywriting experience
  • Exceptional time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Corporate experience in stakeholder engagement and/or management and
  • Strong understanding of consultation principles and tools and
    ability to apply these effectively
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
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-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach
    CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree,
    Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful
    candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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