Principal Petroleum Officer, (Standards) Jobs – Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development


Job Title:    Principal Petroleum Officer,

Organization: Public
Service Commission

Placement Organization: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The incumbent will be responsible to the
Assistant Commissioner, Standards, Licensing and Quality Assurance for
performing the following duties:-

in preparation and updating of standards for downstream petroleum products,
equipment and facilities;

and implementing programs so as to ensure compliance with downstream petroleum

operating codes of practice throughout the downstream petroleum supply chain

with the Department’s Enforcement Section prosecutions on downstream petroleum
standards offences;

in preparation of work plans, budgets and reports for the Division;

and appraising the staff in the Division;

other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical
Engineering; or Chemistry; or Environmental Science; or any other related field
plus a Masters Degree in any of the above or related field from a recognized

should have six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which
should have been served at the Level of Senior Officer or equivalent level of
experience from a reputable organisation.


Core Competencies:

Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings,
Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to
Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy
Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

Age: Above 28 years


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online,
Click Here

Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)

attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format
(PDF) is allowed.

serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the
rest of the documents and submit online.


Deadline: 29th
September 2020


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