Director, Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Job Placement – 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 Director Petroleum Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Storage (DPRCTS) will be responsible for the Petroleum
Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate and will report to
the Executive Director (ED) of the Authority. He / She will be responsible for
monitoring and regulating 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: 
  • Responsible for initiating and budgeting for the activities of the
    Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate.
  • Responsible for the review of any updated designs during
    construction of midstream facilities.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for evaluating and advising on 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.
  • Recommend and advise on the policies, legislation and codes of
    practice affecting midstream petroleum activities in Uganda.
  • Responsible for evaluating and advising on the facilities operation
    plans submitted by the licensees and other relevant activities.
  • 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.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Director,
    Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage job placement
    must hold a Master’s degree in Chemical or Process Engineering, Refinery
    or Pipeline Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Geoscience, from an
    internationally recognized University.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Engineering or Physical Sciences from
    an internationally recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant working experience in oil and gas
    sector, 7 years of which should be in a busy and well-organized
  • Demonstrated working experience in a leadership role in an
    organization with diverse professionals.
  • Good knowledge of Midstream Petroleum operations.
  • An Internationally Recognized qualification in Management or
    Business Administration.
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or
    membership of an internationally recognized 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.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
  • T rack 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 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
  • 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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