Oil & Gas Careers – Environment Officer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Environment
Officer
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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 Environment Officer will be responsible
for monitoring of environment aspects in the oil and gas sector. The Officer
will work to ensure that oil and gas activities adhere to relevant legislation
and set standards for protection of the environment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review technical and environment related reports to ensure that
    environment protection issues are integrated into planning, design and
    implementation of oil and gas activities.
  • Conduct field inspections to oil and gas operational areas to
    monitor environment quality parameters for soils, air and ground/surface
    water; and follow up on identified issues.
  • Actively participate in the development and update PAU’s Environment
    Policy;
  • Participate in the monitoring of licensees to ensure compliance with
    all relevant environment legislation and set standards.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly environment reports.
  • Oversee implementation of the environment mitigation measures.
  • Participate in the review of Environmental and Social Impact
    Assessment reports.
  • Promote good environment protection principles in sector.
  • Update statistics of environmental quality monitoring indicators on
    a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
    Environment Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    Environmental Science or Physical Sciences from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • At least three years’ working experience in the oil and gas sector
    operations, with specific responsibility for environment issues.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role in an
    organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.
  • A Master’s degree in Environmental Science or any Physical sciences
    from an internationally recognized University.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally
    recognized institution;
  • Internationally recognized professional qualifications or membership
    of nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies;
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines; and
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan environmental
    legislation, guidelines and standards.
  • 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; and 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
NOTE:
  • ONLY online applications will be
    considered.
  • 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
    individual.
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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