COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Summary

To review and evaluate compliance issues within the Authority by ensuring management and employees comply with the Laws and regulations and that Authority policies and procedures are followed.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

BACKGROUND

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 practice for the petroleum industry.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.


OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

1 PAU/ED/011/602: COMPLIANCE OFFICER (01 VACANCY)


JOB SUMMARY

To review and evaluate compliance issues within the Authority by ensuring management and employees comply with the Laws and regulations and that Authority policies and procedures are followed.


KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

a) To develop, initiate, maintain, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.

b) To periodically review and recommend update to standards of conduct to ensure relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.

c) Monitor the performance of the Compliance Program and related activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to make recommendations to improve its effectiveness and review the compliance with the established laws and regulations which relate to the Authority.

d) To review the Authority policies and establish if they are adequate.

e) To review compliance with established laws and regulations by the Authority;

f) To conduct follow up on implementation of audit recommendation and report on management of compliance and response to regulatory and Audit reviews.

g) Reviewing procedures and reports periodically to identify hidden risks and cases of non-conformity.

h) Review vender contract management for compliance.

i) Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 Basic Qualifications:

a) An honors Bachelor’s degree in Law or Petroleum Geoscience or Petroleum Engineering obtained from an internationally recognized University.


Added Advantage:

a) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or ACCA and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).


Working Experience:

a) Three (3) years experience in a relevant field in a similar corporate setting.


Character & Competencies

a) Demonstrate excellent technical knowledge of; Monitoring and compliance, Audit planning and implementation, Quality assurance, Investigation, and Financial Management

b) Excellent analytical skills

c) Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity

d) Excellent communication and report writing skills

e) Excellent Interpersonal skills 


HOW TO APPLY:

PAU will ONLY consider online applications submitted through her website. Interested persons who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes for the above positions are invited to visit the PAU website: www.pau.go.ug and follow

the link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the available opportunities.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:

All applications should reach the PAU’s website www.pau.go.ug by Monday 4th October 2021 at 11:59 pm.


NOTE:

1. ONLY online applications will be considered. Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.

2. 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.

3. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.

4. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted, and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

5. 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.

6. Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to recruitment@pau.go.ug or call telephone number +256 313231500.

“PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service”

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

PETROLEUM AUTHORITY OF UGANDA

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