PAU Graduate Trainee Program


The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) was put in place as recommended in the National Oil and Gas policy of Uganda and in accordance with Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013. The mandate of the PAU is to regulate the oil and gas sector in Uganda including ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international petroleum industry best practice.

The PAU now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes and a passion for excellence to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

All the positions indicated attract a competitive remuneration package for the successful candidates.


PAU will ONLY consider on line applications submitted through our website. Visit PAU website: and follow the link ‘OPPORTUNITIES -> CAREERS -> VACANCIES’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies and ‘OPPORTUNITIES -> CAREERS -> APPLY HERE’ to apply.

All applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.


All applications should reach the PAU's website by Thursday 08th December 2022 at 11:59pm


  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, PLE Results slip, Diploma, O and A-level, and Degree certificates.
  3. Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) is allowed. Where attachments are more than 1MB, candidates are advised to break them down before uploading.
  4. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  5. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted, and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
  6. All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.
  7. Please forward any enquiries regarding this advert to or call telephone number +256313231500

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