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Sunday, April 23, 2017

General Manager Job at Uganda National Pipeline Company (U) Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
General Manager

Jobs at:
Uganda National Pipeline Company (U) Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Uganda National Pipeline Company (U) Ltd (UNPC) is a Private Limited Liability Company that was incorporated under the Companies Act (2012) as a subsidiary of the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC). The objective of the UNPC is to hold Government's interest on behalf of UNOC in the oil/gas pipelines, storage facilities and associated infrastructure. UNPC now invites applications from candidates interested to develop their career with a dynamic results oriented Company to occupy the following position:
Job description;
The General Manager (GM) will be the overall in charge of the administration of the Uganda National Pipeline Company and is also the Accounting Officer of the Company. He/She will be charged with providing strategic and visionary leadership to a dynamic team in achieving the efficient development and operation of oil and or gas pipelines, storage facilities and associated infrastructure. The General Manager will report to the Board of Directors of the UNPC.
Essential Duties:
  • ls an ex-official member of the Board of Directors.
  • Provides general oversight of all UNPC's activities, manages the day-to-day operations and ensures a smoothly functioning and efficient Company.
  • Manages the business aspects related to Government's interests in pipelines and storage facilities in order to maximise shareholder value.
  • Proposes to the Board strategic and investment plans related to the development of pipelines and storage facilities for crude oil and refined petroleum products.
  •  Participates in pipeline negotiations covering aspects of project structuring, Engineering/design, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Operations and Maintenance (O & M) and Sales and marketing of crude oil and refined products;
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the UNPC including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate systems to enable the Company to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically;
  • Ensures the Company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business;
  • Participate in various engagements with petroleum industry Partners.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Board.
Qualifications and Attributes:
  • Master's Degree in Pipeline Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or any relevant degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)in mechanical Engineering or construction engineering from an internationally recognized University;
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized University would be an added advantage;
  • Must have at least 10 years relevant working experience in the petroleum business in a reputable, busy and successful company/organization;
  • Demonstrate both technical and commercial experience in pipeline and storage business.
  • Excellent knowledge of pipeline design, industry structure and operations.
  • Excellent knowledge in planning, routing, locating and design of pipelines, storage facilities and their operations.
  •  Strong familiarity with industry standards, safety and regulatory codes
  • Demonstrate experience in working in a leadership role in an Organization Company with diverse professionals‘
  • Possess excellent project management, leadership and team building skills with sound ability to complete projects in coordination with other stakeholders
  • Have excellent communication, personnel management skills and high level of integrity;
  • Be commercially astute and possess sound negotiation skills, combined with strong understanding of the petroleum transportation and storage business;
  • Ability to raise capital for the Company’s investments; and
  • Stakeholder management and institutional building skills will be vital in working with Government's leadership, international oil companies and any other Partners.
Job application procedure
Electronically completed and signed Applications Forms together with certified copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below by 17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than 12th May 2017. Applications delivered through registered mail, electronic mail (email) and courier will also be received‘ Applications via e-mail must be delivered as a single pdf file, with the content arranged in the order of cover letter, application form and supporting documents to 
While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification‘ Job Application Form can be downloaded from Resources > Jobs and Tenders on 
P.0.BOX 36316, KAMPALA