Trading Officer Operations,Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd

Kampala, Uganda, Full Time Apply Now

Job Title:    Trading Officer Operations  
Organisation: Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Trading Specialist (Planning & Operations)
About US:
The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream storage) Act, both of 2013 and incorporated under the Companies’ Act, 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.
The overall function of UNOC is to handle the State’s commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.

Job Summary:  The Trading Officer Operations will implement the petroleum products trading operations and carry out related activities in the downstream trading division, in compliance with company policies, procedures and guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Effectively coordinate the implementation of approved trading transactions with the product suppliers, customs clearing agents, transporters, and related internal stakeholders for timely servicing of the customer orders.
Confirm weekly/monthly product supply prices from approved suppliers to facilitate appropriate timely comparisons to inform and facilitate closing of weekly/monthly trading transactions.
Generate and update Loading Orders against provided trucks/barges/wagons list from the Transporters and follow through for full completion of the loadings against confirmed volume of product purchased.
Coordinate the securing and timely sharing of relevant documents to facilitate quick resolutions on product delivery anomalies including transit losses, demurrage, and other potential negative impacts on transactions.
Consolidate customer demand forecast commitments including prospective volume considerations to facilitate supply planning and timely product sourcing and delivery.
Participate in gathering supply and demand information to inform optimal sourcing, stocking, and trading of petroleum products.
Coordinate with the internal support functions to facilitate timely internal approvals processes for confirmed customer orders to facilitate timely order processing.
Coordinate with the nominated product loading terminals to schedule loadings of confirmed customer demand commitments to ensure timely deliveries of customer demand commitments.
Promote the implementation of QHSE standards in all trading operations with full compliance to the company policy and industry standards.
Participate in implementing identified operational risk mitigation measures in the handling of petroleum products.
Promote implementation of set quality control measures to customers and transporters to ensure satisfactory delivery of quality specialty petroleum products.
Effectively coordinate with the Business Development and internal processes teams to ensure timely servicing of customer orders.
Participate in implementing the developed stakeholder management system to continuously improve operational service levels.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time to facilitate growth opportunities and participate in company-wide activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in either Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Marketing, or other related degree.
Should have demonstratable relevant working experience of at least five (5) years, two (2) of which must have been in downstream petroleum business.
Experience in Business Development is an added advantage.
Relevant professional development training will be an added advantage.
Training in QHSE principles is an added advantage.
Self -motivated and significant planning and follow through skills.
Must have passion for execution and result oriented skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Good negotiation skills.
Good coordination and stakeholder management skills.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates
Applications without Certified academic documents will not be considered.
Attach a copy of the Curriculum Vitae
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted, and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
Please forward any inquiries regarding this advert to call telephone number +256 312 444 600.
UNOC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from the Albertine Graben are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 7th October 2022 by 5:00pm

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