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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

National Supplier Database Administrator Job at Petroleum Authority of Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Supplier Database Administrator

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.
National Supplier Database Administrator
Job Summary
The National Supplier Database Administrator be responsible for the development and day to day management of the National Supplier Database will report to the National Content Manager. H will be responsible for developing and ma the National Supplier Database (NSD) in accordance Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production with the requirements of Regulation 176 of Regulations, 2016, Regulation 11 of the Pet (Exploration, Development and Production) (N Content) Regulations, 2016 and Regulation 30 Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission Midstream Storage) (National Content) Regulation 2016 of the Republic of Uganda.
Key Roles and Responsibility
  • Oversee the development of an electronic system for application and registration of potential providers of goods, services and works in th country's oil and gas sector.
  • Map out the conceptual design for the databa and oversee its development
  • Work closely with application developers and system administrators to ensure all database are being met.
  • Ensure database security is implemented to safeguard the data.
  • Ensure concurrent access of data by users in form that suits their needs;
  • Assess applications before they are cleared f registration
  • Execute the National Supplier Database development workplan
  • Continuously update the National Supplier Database as provided for in the Petroleum Regulations
  • Regular reporting on the development and operation of the National Supplier Database
  • Ensure compliance with the regulatory Of requirements of the National Supplier Databa
  • Establish the needs oi users and monitoring access and security;
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges;
  • Developing, managing and testing back-up and recovery plans;
  • Ensuring that storage and archiving procedures are functioning efficiently;
  • Capacity planning; and
  • Proposing new applications and customising existing applications in order to keep them fit for purpose. Qualification, Skills, and Working Experience Basic Qualification
  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of qualifications in the following fields;
  • A Master’s Degree in Information Technology or Information Management/Science or information Systems b) A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Information Management/ Sciences or information Systems.
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience in data management.
  • Experience in database and systems development
Added Advantage
  • Knowledge of data management in the oil and gas sector
  • An internationally recognised qualification/ certification in data management
  • Membership to internationally recognised professional body in areas of data management
  • Good knowledge of policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding data management in the oil and gas sector in Uganda ‘
Character and Competencies
  • innovative and with a proven high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and the principles of database design;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • The skill to work to tight deadlines under pressure;
  • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers;
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology;
  • A commitment to continuing professional development (CPD);
  • An understanding of relevant legislation; and
  • Fluency in spoken/written English.
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 The 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.