Data Management Officer (Geology) Jobs – 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 Data Management Officer (Geology) will be
responsible to and report to the Senior Data Management Officer (E&P). He
/She will be responsible for managing geological data in accordance with PAU
Data Management/ICT Policy as part of the team supporting the PAU’s’ data
management mandate. He /She will also provide support for the geoscience and
engineering Applications used by technical teams in the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the management of geological data
  • Responsible for receipt of well data submitted by licensees and QC
    for content, data format, readability and general compliance with legal
    reporting requirements prior to archival/storage, cataloguing and
  • Participate in the data dissemination process to stakeholders by
    ensuring timely response to data requests, quality control, speedy
    packaging and pricing of the data
  • Participate in the review and development of relevant policies,
    legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines pertaining to the
    management of petroleum data.
  • Provide support, advice & guidance on geoscience and engineering
    Application usage and maintenance
  • Set up and manage user accounts and permissions on the workstations
  • Load and QC well and related data on the workstation from standard
    file formats (LIS, LAS etc.)
  • Provide user mentoring in application usage, data loading and
  • 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) Data
    Management Officer (Geology) job placement must hold an Honours Bachelor’s
    Degree in Petroleum Geoscience, engineering, physical sciences, from an
    internationally recognized institution
  • At least three years of relevant professional work experience in the
    oil and gas industry.
  • A Master’s Degree in Petroleum Geoscience, Petroleum Data Management
    or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project creation, backup, archival and restoration
  • procedures in the main Exploration and Production Applications.
  • Knowledge of data types and workflows within the Exploration and Production
    Application suite and between 3rd party applications.
  • Must be self-motivated and interested in working in a busy and dynamic
    environment where quality, attention to detail, customer service, are
    essential values.
  • Proven high level of integrity.
  • Innovative
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> 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 slip.
  • 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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