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

Job Title:       Skills
Development Officer
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
Skills Development Officer reports to the Senior National Content officer, 
Capacity Building
and is responsible for coordination of skills development in oil and gas
operations in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a skills
    development program for the Oil and Gas Sector.
  • Review and advise on the compliance of the IOCs annual training and
    skills development proposals in line with the requirements.
  • Prepare and submit annual recruitment programs in line with the
    regulations and the proposed work program.
  • Review of training and skills development programs submitted by the
    licensed Oil Companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the National Oil and Gas
    Talent Register (NOGTR)
  • Ensure the adherence to the approved training plans and provide
    periodical (quarterly& annual) progress reports.
  • Ensure adequate follow up and implementation of the decisions of the
    Oil and Gas Skills Development dialogue.
  • Work with the responsible government body to regularly undertake
    skills development Audits and prepare reports on the state of skills
    development by the oil companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development of guidelines on training and skills
    development in the sector.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Skills
    Development Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in
    Education, Human Resource Management, or related discipline from an
    internationally recognized institution.
  • At least three years of relevant working experience gained from a
    busy and reputable organisation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a capacity building role in an
    organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • Good Knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding skills development in the Oil and Gas Sector.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word,
    Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others
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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