Oil Careers – Senior National Content Officer – Capacity Building – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Manager National Content
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
Senior National Content Officer-Capacity Building reports to the Manager
National Content and is responsible for ensuring that Ugandan companies,
citizens and entities are assisted to develop their capabilities and capacities
to effectively participate in petroleum activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supports and coordinates the development of capacity building and
    skills development programs within the public and private institutions in
    the country.
  • Initiates and participates in the review and design of curriculum
    for courses and skills required for the oil gas sector to ensure courses,
    training programs and certifications are fit for purpose
  • Monitors the execution of the workforce skills development strategy
    and plan
  • Reviews and advises on the training plans and budgets for the oil
    companies’ staff
  • Coordinates the training of government staff by the oil companies
  • Coordinates the utilization of the training fund
  • Participates in developing and implementing training programs for
    local enterprises with emphasis on the requirements for the oil and gas
  • Ensures supplier development programs approved under the annual work
    programs and budgets are executed
  • Participates in the development of the industry enhancement center
  • Supports the development of guidelines for the implementation of
    national content 
  • Participates in the review of annual work programs and budgets to
    ensure compliance with national Content provisions
  • Ensures regular enterprise audits are undertaken to establish the
    state of enterprises to identify gaps and proposes initiatives to close
    the gaps.
  • Follows-up and coordinates the realization of the Agriculture
    Development Program

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Senior
    National Content Officer- Capacity Building job placement must hold a
    Master’s degree in, Business Administration, Logistics and Supply Chain
    Management, Human Resource Management, Monitoring and Evaluation,
    Economics or any other related field from an internationally recognized
    University / Institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Education, Economics, Social Sciences,
    Business Statistics, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship and Small
    Business Management, Human Resource Management, Physical Sciences or any
    other related discipline from an internationally recognized University /
  • At least five years’ relevant working experience, three (3) of which
    should have been served at supervisory level in a reputable organization.
  • 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.
  • Good Knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines
    regarding National Content,
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of procurement and contracting, and
    career path and development in the oil and gas industry.
  • 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 research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word,
    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: 20th May 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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