National Content Officer Job-Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:    National Content Officer, Manpower Regulation

Organisation: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The mandate of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development, and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation, and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practices for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary:  The National Content Officer Manpower regulation reports to the Senior National Content, Manpower Regulation and is responsible for evaluation and advising on recruitment for oil and gas operations in the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop reports on compliance with the requirements of the laws of the proposed annual company organization structures.
  • Review the annual company organization structures in line with the proposed work program.
  • Undertake efficient evaluation of applications for work permits submitted by the licensed Oil Companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a database of people directly employed by the industry, nationals and expatriates and a record of work permits recommended the Authority.
  • Monitor adherence to the approved nationalization plans and provide periodical (quarterly& annual) progress reports.
  • Participate in labour audits and support reporting on the state of employment by the oil companies, their contractors and subcontractors.
  • Support the development of guidelines on recruitment.
  • Participate in the review of the IOC proposed human resource budgets.
  • Participate in the drafting of career paths for all the jobs in the sector.
  • Supervise the development and administration of the National Oil and Gas Talent Register.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) National Content Officer, Manpower Regulation job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Education, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Education, Monitoring and Evaluation or Economics/Finance from an internationally recognized university.
  • At least three years of relevant working experience in the oil and gas sector, in a busy and well-organized institution.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally recognized institution
  • Internationally recognized professional qualifications or membership of nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies.
  • Good Knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding National Content,
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of procurement and contracting, and career path and development in the oil and gas industry.
  • 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.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Click Here(Register) -> Proceed to Application


  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

Deadline: 4th October 2021 by 11:59 pm.

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