Senior Stakeholder Management Officer 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 Senior Officer Stakeholder Engagement is responsible for
building and maintaining positive and growing relationships with key
stakeholders of the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensures stakeholders are recognized as
    partners in the development and delivery of PAU’s strategic goals
  • Develops and implements stakeholder
    engagement strategies including informing, consulting and involving
    stakeholders where relevant and evaluates the effectiveness of these
  • Advises senior management of issues and
    risks to stakeholder relationships as soon as they arise so risks can be
    managed effectively.
  • Ensures PAU’s management and staff
    understand the value of – and are committed to – the genuine participation
    of stakeholders in the development of products and services designed to
    meet stakeholder needs in a client focused manner.
  • Manages the effective delivery and
    ongoing implementation of a stakeholder contact management system
  • Evaluates stakeholder satisfaction
    levels from time to time and implements strategies for improvement, based
    on the feedback
  • Develops and implements PAU’s
    stakeholder engagement strategies to sustain valuable stakeholder
  • Assists business units to effectively
    consult and engage stakeholders on relevant projects
  • Monitors the implementation of PAU’s
    stakeholder engagement guidelines
  • Oversees implementation of PAU’s access
    and equity service level agreement with its stakeholders
  • Provides content and updates for various
    management reporting and environmental scanning processes
  • Produces accurate stakeholder engagement
    reports and dashboards representing effects of interventions on targeted
  • Coordinates the preparation,
    documentation, review and submission of periodic progress reports to
    relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages performance of both the business
    unit and the staff under jurisdiction and implements initiatives that
    foster staff capacity building and career development.
  • 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) Senior Stakeholder Management Officer job
    placement must hold a Master’s degree in either; Business, Marketing, and
    Communications, or Statistics from a reputable institution
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either;
    Business, Marketing, and Communications, or Statistics from a reputable
  • Five years of corporate experience in
    stakeholder management or communications, 3 of which should have been
    served at supervisory level in a reputable organization
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with
    other Government institutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of access
    and equity principles and issues
  • Other qualifications in the oil and gas
    sector or related field from an internationally recognized institution
  • Internationally recognized professional
    qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognized
    professional bodies.
  • A Second language
  • Drive, confidence, energy and enthusiasm
  • Flexible and positive approach to change
  • Creative thinking and innovative in
    approach to communication
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to understand complex
    communication issues, recognizing business wide implications and ability
    to repackage appropriate response into a clear digestible format for a
    wide audience
  • High standard of written and spoken
    English with proven copywriting experience
  • Exceptional time management, planning
    and organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of consultation
    principles and tools and ability to apply these effectively
  • Ability to develop and maintain
    stakeholder networks
  • Highly developed influencing and
    relationship management skills
  • Understanding of issues management in a
    corporate reputation context
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and
    written communication skills.
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: 20th May 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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