Ugandan Job Opportunities for Kenyan fresh Graduates

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Organization: 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 PAU’s mandate 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 practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary:  The National Supplier Database Administrator is responsible for the development and day to day management of the National Supplier Database and reports to the Director Technical Support Services. S/he is responsible for developing and managing the National Supplier Database (NSD) in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 176 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Regulations, 2016, Regulation 11 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) (National Content) Regulations, 2016 and Regulation 30 of the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) (National Content) Regulations, 2016 of the Republic of Uganda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manages the development of an electronic system for application and registration of potential providers of goods, services and works in the country’s oil and gas sector.
  • Maps out the conceptual design for the database and oversees its development
  • Works closely with application developers and system administrators to ensure all database needs are being met.
  • Ensures database security is implemented to safeguard the data.
  • Ensures concurrent access of data by users in a form that suits their needs;
  • Assesses applications before they are cleared for registration
  • Executes the National Supplier Database development workplan
  • Continuously updates the National Supplier Database as provided for in the Petroleum Regulations
  • Regular reports on the development and operation of the National Supplier Database
  • Ensures compliance with the regulatory requirements of the National Supplier Database
  • Establishes the needs of users and monitors user access and security
  • Controls access permissions and privileges;
  • Develops, manages and tests back-up and recovery plans;
  • Ensures that storage and archiving procedures are functioning efficiently;
  • Proposes new applications and customizing existing applications in order to keep them fit for purpose.
  • 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 Supplier Database Administrator job placement must hold a bachelor’s degree (Hons)in either; Information Technology or Information Management / Sciences or Information Systems from an internationally recognized institution.
  • At least three (03) years working experience in database and systems development in a reputable institution.
  • A Master’s degree in either; Information Technology or Information Management/Science or Information Systems
  • Knowledge of data management in the oil and gas sector
  • An internationally recognized qualification/certification in data management
  • Membership to internationally recognized 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
  • 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 organizational 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

How to Apply:

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


  • 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: 15th January 2019 by 11:59 pm


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