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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Upstream Land Acquisition Manager Job at Total - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Upstream Land Acquisition Manager Req: 15701BR 

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Deadline of this Job:
14th January 2019 at 12:00 pm  

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 256 

Date Posted: 7th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush

Total Exploration & Production [E&P] Uganda is an upstream affiliate of Total Group, a leading international oil and gas company, and major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. 0ur 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits. Our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.
Total E&P Uganda is leading the development activities towards oil production in the Tilenga project area within the Albertine Region and now seeks to fill the following positions;
Upstream Land Acquisition Manager Req: 15701BR
The position is based in Kampala
Main Responsibilities
The job holder will be responsible for ensuring effective delivery of land acquisition and livelihood restoration and effective engagement with people affected by land acquisition. Developing and implementing a strategy for permanent and temporary land acquisition, compensation, resettlement and livelihood restoration and ensuring implementation of related policies and procedures. Ensuring compliance of land acquisition and resettlement activities with national laws, Total standards and relevant international standards. Engaging relevant Project departments and staff in the successful development and implementation of plans to address temporary and permanent land acquisition, compensation and resettlement issues. Engaging with relevant National and Local Government Ministries and departments in approving the Resettlement Policy Framework and action plans. Managing the data needed to ensure that any of the Project’s induced economic and physical resettlement is compliant with international standards. Managing and leading land acquisition and resettlement activities in Uganda for the Tilenga project including the development of one or more Resettlement Action Plans [RAP] and Livelihood Restoration Plans [LRP]. Defining objectives and priorities for the land acquisition and resettlement contractor. Reviewing the draft social baseline studies reports and RAP/LRP deliverables in the timeframe required. In collaboration with the relevant departments [Environmental, Survey, Community, etc.], keep track of land use issues and provide quarterly reports to stakeholders highlighting any changes and/or needed interventions. Interacting with contractor's management team through coordination meetings in order to help the project progress efficiently. Building the capacity and understanding within the project team of the relevant standards required for land acquisition and resettlement and the key elements that may impact the process.
Qualifications and experience
• Post graduate degree in Engineering Project management, or related studies
• A minimum of 5 to 1U years of relevant professional experience, in project management in an extractive industry or in management of complex situations or multicultural team or environment.
• In-depth understanding of Project management techniques
• Excellent analytical and numeracy skills
• Good communication and organizational skills

Job application procedure
All applications can be made through Total EPR Careers website at Only applications received on the stated website will be considered. Deadline is 14th January 2019 at 12:00 pm
Short listing begins immediately and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates applying for the advertised positions will be selected on merit. Any form of canvassing is strictly prohibited.