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Energy Commission Ghana Jobs: Senior Program Officer

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21 Sep, 2010

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Energy Commission’s mission is to provide leadership and collaborate with our clients the leading energy providers such as VRA, TOR, BOST, ECG, GHANA GRID COMPANY and INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS (IPPs) to effectively and efficiently create an enabling environment for excellence and fair competition in energy service delivery. Energy Commission Ghana recruits Senior Program Officer (Petroleum)

Job Description

The Person will be required to perform the following key functions:

  • Assist in planning and implementation of programmes to promote and ensure the efficient use of petroleum resources of Ghana
  • Assist in promotion and compliance monitoring of uniform rules of practice and standards of performance for the transmission, wholesale supply, distribution and sale of natural gas
  • Conduct demand surveys for the development and utilization of oil and gas in Ghana
  • Assist in initiating policy options relating to the regulation, management, development and utilization of oil and gas in Ghana
  • Assist in the evaluation of applications submitted for permits/licenses for operators in the natural gas market
  • Liaise with GNPC, NPA and other relevant agencies for data on the developmen of oil and gas industry in Gana
  • Assist in monitoring the compliance of the codes of practice and standards of performance by service providers in the natural gas market
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of quarterly and annual performance reports for the Division and
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned 

Required Skills or Experience

Basic Qualification:

  • A Master’s Degree in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Knowledge in research and analytical techniques
  • Ability to dialogue with government officials, oil and gas companies or energy service providers
  • High IT literacy skills
  • Good Knowledge of the role of other regulators in the sector
  • Excellent time management, writtena and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge in Project Management and Evaluation skills, Gas Processing technology, oil and gas regulations will be an advantage

Person Specification:

  • Team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of confidential information
  • Ability to apply organisational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for senior management team
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff and stakeholders
  • Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyse situations and identify existing or potential problems with recommended solutions
  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities 

How To Apply

Qualified and interested persons should apply with curriculum vitae, three referees (two) of whom must be work-related, one being his/her immediate supervisor) to:

The Human Resource Manager
Energy Commission
Plot 40, Frema House
PMB Ministries Post Office

Tel: 0302-813756/7    Fax: 0302-813764

E-mail: [email protected]

offer valid till: 24 Sep, 2010

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