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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Director, Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission And Storage (DPRCTS) Job at Petroleum Authority of Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director, Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission And Storage (DPRCTS)

Jobs at:
Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5.00PM EAT on Friday, 5th May, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has been established as recommended in the National Oil and Gas policy of Uganda and in accordance with Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013. The mandate of the PAU is to regulate the oil and gas sector in Uganda including ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international petroleum industry best practice.
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who are results oriented with proven integrity and a passion for excellence to occupy the following positions in the Authority's established structure.
1. Director, Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission And Storage (DPRCTS) '
Job Summary
The Director Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage (DPRCTS) will be responsible for the Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate and will report to the Executive Director (ED) of the Authority. He/ She will be responsible for monitoring and regulating the development and operation of midstream oil and gas infrastructure including investments in refineries, pipelines, other transmission modes for petroleum, gas conversion, petrochemical developments, and storage facilities in the country.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for initiating, planning and budgeting for the activities of the Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage Directorate.
  • Responsible for the review of any updated designs during construction of facilities.
  • Responsible for evaluating and advising on plans and engineering designs for petroleum midstream facilities.
  • Responsible for the administration of agreements and contracts related to the midstream oil and gas activities in the country.
  • Responsible for monitoring and regulating of midstream oil and gas activities and reporting compliance of the licencees in the midstream oil and gas sector with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and contracts in Uganda.
  • Recommending and advising on the policies, legislation and codes of practice affecting midstream petroleum activities in Uganda.
  • Responsible for evaluating and advising on petroleum midstream facilities operation plans submitted by the licensees and other relevant activities.
  • Ensure and facilitate competition, access and utilization of facilities by third parties in midstream petroleum infrastructure and monitor the conditions of operators and their trade practices to ensure competition and fair practice is maintained.
  • Responsible for evaluating and recommending approval of transmission and storage tariffs, levies and pricing frameworks of operators for transmission and storage facilities.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.
Qualifications, skills and experience
Basic qualifications
  • A Master's degree in Chemical and/or Process Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or Pipeline Engineering, from an internationally recognized University.
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Hons) in Engineering, Physical Sciences or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience in the Oil and gas sector, 3 years of which should be in a busy and well organized institution.
  • Demonstrated working experience in a leadership role in an organization /project with diverse professionals.
Added Advantage
  • An internationally Recognised qualification in Management, Law, Economics or Business Administration.
  • An internationally recognised professional qualification or membership of an internationally recognised professional body in the areas of Engineering.
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and Guidelines regarding petroleum refining, processing, transportation and storage.
Character and Competencies
  • 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 analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who fully meet the required lob specifications and with the right personal attributes for the above position are invited to submit their applications indicating the telephone and email contacts for both the applicant and three reputable referees. The signed applications together with copies of certified academic and professional qualifications should be addressed and submitted in triplicate to the following address;
Job Application Forms for the respective positions can be downloaded from Resources > Jobs and Tenders on form should be electronically completed and submitted along with the application in accordance with the submission information provided above.
Applications must be received not later than 5.00PM EAT on Friday, 5th May, 2017. Applications delivered through registered mail and courier will be accepted as long as they are received before the above-mentioned deadline for submission. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.