Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development Jobs in Uganda : Technical Safety Assistant – Energy and Petroleum

Following Cabinet approval of Green Jobs and Fair Labour Market Programme and further directive on the Pilot of Songhai Model on a Government Land in December 2016. The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has kick-started the implementation of the Programme. The programme is aimed at creation of green and decent employment, enhancement labour productivity, and reduction of poverty reduction. The programme targets both educated and uneducated women and youth. Overall, the programme contributes to reduction of the high levels of unemployment among educated and uneducated through: –

  • Promotion of workplace re-skilling and skilling for educated and un-educated;
  • Promotion of resource efficiency and social safeguards at workplaces;
  • Enhancement for the productivity of workers and enterprises

Job Summary: The Technical Safety Assistant – Energy and Petroleum will provide support to the Environment and Social Development Team in the development and implementation of standards on energy and petroleum projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake inspections related to health, safety and environment Management on various projects of energy and petroleum.
  • Enforce standards on oil and gas operations
  • Review safety audits
  • Enforcing OSH standards in Oil and Gas Operations
  • Train workers on safety and health at enterprise level
  • Assist in reviewing environmental and social impact assessments, environmental audits, risk assessment reports
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related disciplines.
  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Computer literacy skills

All suitably qualified and interested persons should deliver their applications to:

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry)

2nd Floor, Plot. 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street,

P.O. Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 12th October 2018 by 3:00pm

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