Oil Jobs – Geophysicist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Geophysicist
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
Job Summary: The
Geophysicist will support the monitoring and regulation of geophysical data
planning and acquisition, and processing and support the interpretation. He/she
will report to the Senior Operations Geoscientist.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in monitoring and regulating petroleum
    development and production activities related geophysical surveys.
  • Advise on and monitor the planning, acquisition and interpretation
    of geophysical data.
  • Participate in reviewing petroleum development and production
    programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production forecasts
    submitted by licensees before approval.
  • Participate in the review of reservoir management programs.
  • Responsible for evaluating results from geophysical surveys and
    geotechnical investigations.
  • Participate in the evaluation, review and interpretation of well
    proposals and drilling programs in the development and production phase
  • Responsible for identifying key uncertainties in evaluating
    geophysical data and recommend alternative possibilities for mitigate.
  • Contribute in identifying possible actions to ensure maximum
    efficiency in the development plan.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU
    Geophysicist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    physical sciences with a bias in Physics from an internationally
    recognized University / institution.
  • At least three years of working experience in a similar discipline
    in petroleum operations.
  • Master’s degree in petroleum geophysics or petroleum geosciences
    from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Membership to relevant professional organization
  • Innovative and 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.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • 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.
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-> 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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