Manager Economic & Financial Analysis 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 Manager Economic and Financial analysis
reports to the Director Technical Support Services and is responsible for
ensuring that all the economic and financial analysis required to aid
regulatory decisions are undertaken and are accurate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for all the activities within the Economic and Financial
    Analysis Department, including initiating, planning, budgeting and
    submitting timely reports on the activities of the Department.
  • Carry out economic analysis on potential petroleum blocks (acreages)
    as a basis for bidding rounds and renewal of licenses of the oil
  • Manages and leads the team to monitor and regulate economic and
    financial aspects in the upstream and midstream operations and submit
    written reports.
  • Ensures economic asset (upstream and midstream assets) evaluations
    are undertaken to anchor the licensing processes. Working with the
    relevant staff of the Authority as a team, ensure cost effective
    utilization of facilities to optimize production and guide decisions on
    tail end production.
  • Ensure that topical issues that impact on the economics of the oil
    and gas sector in Uganda are well researched and brought to the attention
    of the Authority in a timely manner.
  • Working with the Cost Monitoring team of the Authority, ensure that
    operations are economically feasible and cost effective.
  • Ensures frequent examination and contextualization of the macro-economic
    risks in the country and their impacts on the projects in the sector and
    submit timely reports.
  • Ensures the team keeps abreast with developments in economic and
    financial evaluation, taxation and fiscal terms, cost structures, prices,
    hydrocarbon availability and ensure that the advice on the impact of these
    on the sector in Uganda is frequently provided.
  • Submit annual reports on economic viability of the oil and gas
    sector projects in Uganda.
  • Ensures risk based economic and financial evaluations are performed
    to align regulation to business drivers and ensures the analyses are based
    on accurate and well supported assumptions.
  • Provide necessary input into agreements and negotiations between
    government and industry players. Put in place appropriate models for
    analysing investments in the sector to aid strategic and regulatory
    decisions on the same.
  • Advise on the pipeline tariff building methodology for facilities in
    the sector and provide advice on the appropriate tariffs.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive staff capacity building
    program of  the staff in the
    Economics & Financial Analysis Department with emphasis on training.
  • Leads the analysis of existing fiscal regimes, the impact of
    existing legislation
  • on the oil and gas industry and propose strategies for improvement.
    Make recommendations regarding oil and gas legislation as well as other
  • related policies from an economic point of view. Coordinate the
    development of linkages with other sectors including transport,
  • housing, agriculture, tourism, health to ensure sustainable growth
    and development.
  • Participate in the process of ascertaining the Cost Oil or Gas due
    to licensees.
  • Put in place appropriate databases and tools necessary for economic
    and financial analysis.
  • 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) Manager
    Economic & Financial Analysis job placement must hold a Master of
    Science Degree in either: oil and gas economics, oil and gas finance, oil
    and gas taxation, petroleum economics from an internationally recognized
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in either: Economics, Petroleum Economics,
  • Quantitative Economics, Finance, Statistics, Taxation, Engineering, Geosciences, Survey and,
    Commerce or Business Administration with finance option, from an
    internationally recognized university.
  • At least five years of experience in economic or financial analysis,
    one (1) of which should have been served at middle management level in a
    reputable and highly organized establishment.
  • Membership to a nationally or internationally recognized
    professional body;
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations governing the oil
    and gas sector in Uganda.
  • A specialized qualification in financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the oil and gas industry
  • Considerable knowledge of tax laws
  • 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.
  • Track record of training and mentoring others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the necessary 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 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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