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Kampala, Uganda



January 14, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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Job Title

AGI Construction Site Lead Lot 1 – PS1 or PS2 job at SeaOwl Uganda

Job Description

The Job Holder is responsible for:
• The preparatory works prior to construction activities for AGI construction for LOT 1 – PS1 or PS2 in Uganda. It includes responsibility over:
• Reviewing of AGI construction documentations – including implementation of the detail design MTO and contribution in any required relevant up-dates.
• Managing the construction activities for Uganda Pump station 1or Pump Station 2 up to 450 construction workers at peak of mobilization.
• Performing construction activities fully compliant with EACOP, IFC and countries HSE standards, business ethics, all within a zero-accident safety culture approach
• Delivering the EACOP AGI facilities within approved project construction schedule, approved budget, and integrating National Content requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To support the Lot Manager to manage the AGI construction contracts and relevant activities;

  • Monitoring contractors’ achievement and review Change Orders Requests related to construction activities.

  • To control the construction package, quality, cost, and progress in accordance with approved project requirements, budget and schedule.

  • To promote cost reduction initiatives and strive to optimize costs and achieve value at every opportunity.

  • To assist the Lot Manager and the Delivery Manager in monitoring and to account for and follow-up mitigation of project risks.

  • To organize and propose the AGI construction team for LOT1 – PS1or PS2, interacting with a multidisciplinary technical team efficiently and in a good working atmosphere and integrating as need be partners secondees.

  • To work with in full coordination with EPcmC construction team ensuring best use of project resources and efficient implementation of Quality Surveillance teams

  • On LOT1 – PS1 or PS2 to coordinate and interface with other Project development entities (Engineering, Operations, HSEQ, E&S team and project control groups).

  • To ensure construction contractors implement the project National Content plan and E&S mitigations plan.

  • To report progress and provide input to weekly and monthly reports.

  • To ensure the teams under job-holder’s responsibility are appropriately supervised and have received adequate instruction and training to carry out their role in a safe manner.

  • To Coordinate and interface with all LOT1 – PS1or PS2 entities to ensure construction needs are accounted for in the design and procurement activities and that project early activities schedule coincide with construction plan.EACOP Classification: Restricted Distribution

  • To ensure compliance with EACOP obligations under Upstream agreement for sections included in Pump Station 1 or Pump Station 2 (Uganda) are strictly adhered to.

  • Act as construction site lead

  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation.

  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour about ethics and project “code of conduct” policy.

  • To participate to meetings with partners, authorities and other stakeholders as required whenever advised by line managers.

  • To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position.


  • The EACOP project includes a 1445km 24in oil export pipeline, 8 above ground facilities, a green field marine terminal with an export jetty and a series of 60 main line block valves and +20 trace heating stations.

  • 150km of feeder lines from Upstream facilities will tie-in to the EACOP project. The Pipeline project will be the largest privately led with Government participation transnational infrastructure project ever undertaken in East African region. The project overall tonnage is estimated at 500,000t of material and equipment.

  • Behind the numerous technical (the longest electrically heat traced pipeline in the world), environmental and social challenges faced by the project, Government of Uganda and Government of Tanzania agreed to develop EACOP project in a fast-track mode. The project is aiming at a Ready For Start-up (RFSU) schedule not later than 39 months after FID;

  • The context is complex with numerous stakeholders, environmental and societal/local content stakes, three partners, two involved countries new to oil development (Uganda and Tanzania), and the need for project development in accordance with IFC standards to secure the necessary financing.

  • Job Location: Uganda in Kampala first then to site when activities start with a rotation 8x2 weeks.


  • To manage and deliver the AGI, PS1or PS2 in a “Ready For Commissioning” status in conformance with construction dossier within budget, project schedule and with utmost respect for the environmental and societal aspects ensuring construction operations are planned and conducted safely. Organize and Control the performance of the AGI construction contractor.

Qualifications and Competencies


  • Degree: BSc. (or equivalent formal qualification) in a recognized Engineering discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 5-7 years in Oil &Gas Industry with similar large-scale projects

  • Ability to adapt and to represent the company in discussions, negotiations and meetings with contractors, partners, and regulatory authorities.

  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team

  • Sound organisation ability

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good motivational skills.

  • English as mother tongue or Fluent in English (speaking and with excellent writing skill)

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