2 Land Acquisition Coordinators - Legal and Commercial jobs at CNOOC Uganda Limited


CNOOC Uganda Limited

2 Land Acquisition Coordinators - Legal and Commercial jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 15 April 2022

Hiring Organization: CNOOC Uganda Limited

Job Details:

CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). CNOOC Uganda Limited is delighted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and ready to take on new challenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.

Land Acquisition Coordinator - Legal and Commercial (2 Positions)
Location: Kampala, Lake Albert production installation base or other cities in Uganda if required.

Primary function:
• Assist in securing timely access to land in support of drilling, operations and development activities within LA2South (Lake Albert Basin):
• Assist in mitigating land associated issues as well as securing long-term positive relationships with affected landholders;
• Tracking and reporting of any land associated issues on a regular basis to the Land Acquisition Supervisor and interface closely with Corporate Affairs, Environment Health & Safety, Exploration, Development and Engineering functions to ensure that procedures associated with land acquisition are appropriately done;

Responsibilities:
• Assist the Land Acquisition supervisor to implement appropriate policies, procedures and plans to ensure robust governance and transparency - from planning, to assessment, compensation and final agreement of land acquisition;
• Assist to implement ongoing land concerns including the company land asset inventory, land purchase, leasehold agreements and other ongoing access arrangements;
• Assist the Supervisor in securing timely access to land in support of drilling, operations, development and engineering activities within LA2South (Lake Albert Basin) and in accordance with Ugandan legislation, regulatory and contractual requirements as well as the company policies and procedures,
• Assist in ensuring cooperation with key external stakeholders and approving bodies to ensure timely access and minimize negative impacts;
• Assist in ensuring that all economic and physical displacements are done in a practical manner as such to minimize impacts:
• Assist in keeping track of and monitoring legislative / regulatory changes in land and compensation regimes and participate in all industry efforts as appropriate;
• Assist the Supervisor in providing necessary input to project development with respect to land / social constraints mapping project scheduling in cooperation with Environment and Social, and contribute to operational development planning processes that impact on land acquisition processes;
• Cooperate with C&P and Corporate Affairs Departments to ensure that all the company staff and contractors demonstrate respect for landholders and their land / livelihoods:
• Assist to keep an updated log of land related grievances and actively participate in efforts to resolve the same through established mechanisms;
• Support Community Relations in maintaining landholder / community relationships, communicating clearly and consistently about the company's activities which impact land use and tenure:
• Assist, in liaison with Corporate Affairs, to participate in regular stakeholder engagement activities within the project area, due diligence, grievance management;
• Assist to monitor the effectiveness of land access processes and implement improvements and efficiencies;
• Assist the Supervisor to monitor contractors retained by Company to provide land acquisition services such as Resettlement Action Plan studies and implementation, Financial Literacy training, legal services, Livelihood Restorations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Completion Audits;
• Participate and contribute to regular land management audits / reviews (either internal or external)


Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Urban / rural planning, Legal or Commercial discipline.
• Minimum 3 years previous experience working within a land based role;
• Previous exposure to environmental / social impact assessment and management is essential, a solid understanding of international best practice / standards in this area as well;
• Experience within a major infrastructure project/resource sector would be highly desirable;
• Previous experience in community / stakeholder engagement would also be beneficial;

Knowledge:
• Extensive knowledge of local laws and rules of land acquisition; Extensive knowledge of local social, geographic, eco-systematic, environmental and wildlife profile.

Application procedure

To apply, please visit Q-sourcing Servtec Website at https://qsourcing.com/jobs-in-uganda/ and apply for any of the jobs. Please Upload only your CV and Application Letter merged into one PDF. Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 15th April 2022 at 5:00 PM.
Ensure to select the link with the right tittle of the position you are applying for.
Please note that your CV should include your contact information, list your qualifications, nationality, 3 related references and only the first application submitted will be considered.

Date Posted: 2022-04-06

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