Fresher Oil Industry Jobs – Upstream Economist and Financial Analyst – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Upstream
Economist and Financial Analyst

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Upstream Economist and Financial Analyst


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 Upstream Economist and Financial Analyst
reports to the Senior Upstream Economist and Financial Analyst and is
responsible for following the profitability of the projects in the upstream and
ensure the PAU is kept abreast with changes in the industry that may affect the
projects in Uganda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Coordinate aspects of trading and pricing Uganda’s oil and
gas resources.

Provide information and analysis for regular updates on
the movement in the macro-economic factors and how these movements affect the

Provide information and analysis for regular updates on
any developments in economic and financial evaluation, taxation and fiscal
terms, cost structures, prices, hydrocarbon availability including analysis of
their impact on the sector in Uganda.

Collect data and information to facilitate the production
of an annual benchmark report for Uganda’s sector.

Undertake economic/financial modelling for the upstream.

Undertake the necessary independent scenario analyses
required to support negotiations.

Review and develop of models/tools required to undertake
the necessary economic/financial analysis.

Review submitted inputs for the determination of tariffs.

Review of documents for licensing or renewal of licenses.

Undertake comparative economic/financial modelling work on
the proposed licenses.

Initiate and undertake in research on topical issues in
the sector and write technical papers.

Undertake continued analysis and benchmarking of Uganda’s
fiscal regimes.

Review and propose changes in legislation to ensure
regulation is not a burden or cost.

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Upstream
Economist and Financial Analyst
job placement must hold an honors Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance,
Quantitative Economics, Petroleum Economics, or any other related degree from
an internationally recognized University/Institution.

At least two years of experience in the area of
economic/financial analysis in a reputable organization.

Demonstrated experience of working in a team in an
organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.

Possession of training in financial analysis is desired

Demonstrated knowledge of the oil and gas industry.

Considerable knowledge of tax laws.

Good knowledge of economic theory, research and models.

Knowledge of the laws and policies in the Oil and Gas
Sector in Uganda.

Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity and

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and
the principles of database design.

Good organizational skills.

The ability to achieve tight work deadlines under

The ability to create and maintain strong working
relationships with colleagues and customers.

A willingness to keep up to date with the current
developments in technology.

A commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).

An understanding of relevant legislation.


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: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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