Principal Environmental Education Coordinator Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director –
District Support Coordination & Public Education
Job Ref:
About US:
The National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National
Environment Act Cap. 153 to coordinate, monitor, enforce and supervise all
activities in the field of environment for purposes of ensuring sustainable
development in Uganda
Job Summary:  The Principal Environmental Education
Coordinator will offer technical support and guidance to government
institutions on the processes and best practices necessary for the integration
of environment and sustainable development in academic and non-academic
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of developing and reviewing in
collaboration with the Ministry responsible for education, guidelines and
programs for formal environment education at all levels;
In charge of monitoring the integration of Environment
and sustainable development issues and updating the data bank on environmental
education activities in the entire education system;
Offering technical guidance and direction to the
Ministry of Education in the planning, coordinating and monitoring of
environmental education and sustainable development activities in the country;
Providing technical assistance to the National
Curriculum Development Centre in environmental education curriculum design;
In charge of developing a National Strategy for
Environmental Education;
Identifying areas of environmental concern and
ensuring that they are sufficiently integrated in formal education curricula,
environmental programmes of NGOs and Institutions;
Work closely with higher institutions in developing
regular and in-service environmental training to cater for the priority needs
of the country;
Initiating linkages among institutions in
environmental education development; and
Perform any other tasks that may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in any of the following fields: Education, Environmental Management and
Development Studies from a recognized Degree awarding Institution.
Possession of an advanced degree in any of the
following: Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development
Studies is a MUST.
Specialized training in Environmental Education
would be desirable.
A minimum of five years of professional experience
in environmental education including: Teaching, Programme/ Curriculum
Development, Research, Monitoring, Planning and Management.
Significant experience in community training, people
centered educational and environment management processes and the workings of
higher and Tertiary Institutions would be an added advantage.
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
High ethics, integrity and confidentiality
Excellent reporting skills
Ability to work under pressure and to make accurate
and informed decisions.
Excellent analytical and coordinating skills
Ability to work independently and with strong
organizational and planning skills.
High degree of confidentiality
Honest and courteous approach
Ability to respond to requests and instructions on
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications in their own handwriting and deliver them by
hand OR through post and enclose copies of certificates/testimonials and
detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-
The Executive
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House,
Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 22255
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 15th October, 2015 by 5.00 pm
Note: The job title applied for should be printed at the
top left hand side of the envelope.

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