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  • petroleum commissionAs part of the government of Ghana’s efforts to create employment opportunities for the youth the petroleum commission announces its career skills development initiative: the Ghana upstream sector internship prigramme (GUSIP)

    The commission is creating an opportunity through collaboration with International oil companies(IOCS) and service companies in the upstream petroleum industry to train and develop skills of young Ghanaian professionals with the goal to equip them with the requisite practical experience and expertise needed for upstream oil and gas operations.

    The GUSIP entails a comprehension practical skills development targeted at training young graduates by exposing them directly to the oil and gas working environment and transferring to them practical experience , vocational skills and professional integration pathways in order to enhance their assimilation into oil and gas industry. The duration of the GUSIP training programme would not exceed 24 months.


    • Must have graduated recently from a university, Polytechnic or any other tertiary institution.
    • Must have a minimum qualification of second class upper division
    • Must have completed National Service
    • Must not be currently employed in the oil and gas and related industry.
    • Preferred discipline: engineering Geosciences;Technical ;Information ;Technology, Health safety and environment (HSE) and Projects and contracting
    • Good analytical and conceptual skills
    • Strong team orientation, a self –starter and ability to work under pressure
    • Strong initiative and creative ability
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong social skills

    Interested persons should note that the job the GUSIP is not a job offer and hence job placement is not a job offer and hence job placement is not guaranteed at the end of the training period. However, it is possible that some successful trainees may be retrained for employment with some of the participating companies.

    All CV’s and applications should be addressed to:

    The localization Unit

    GUSIP Programme

    Petroleum Commission

    Plot 4 George Walker Bush Highway ,Dzorwulu

    P.o.Box CT 228

    Cantoments ,Accra

    Kindly note that all CV’s and applications must be submitted electronically to

    The Closing Date for submission is Tuesday ,November 17, 2015 at 5pm

    Please note that only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.

    Source: Daily Graphic

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