Warden Environmental Impact Assessment Job Opportunities – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager Oil
Monitoring & Environmental Impact Assessment
About Us:
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and
is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is:
“To Conserve and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda
in Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the
Benefit of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”
Job Summary: The Warden
Environmental Impact Assessment will keenly review Environmental and social
impact statements and ensure all impacts related to developments in PA’s are
adequately identified and mitigation measures addressed.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Study and review Environmental &
    Social Impact Statements and raise issues of concerns that the statements
    do not adequately address and propose additional mitigation as deemed
    necessary.
  • Tasked with monitoring the implementation
    of environmental Management Plans arising from approved EIAs
  • Carry out study and evaluate Environmental
    Monitoring and Audit Reports for projects that have impact on wildlife
    conservation.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate on a routine
    basis the compliance of the project developers in line with NEMA approval
    conditions and other plans and guidelines.
  • Identify and investigate any other
    unanticipated concerns or negative impacts that might emerge as a result
    of developments within and outside the Protected Areas.
  • Actively contribute to the development of
    regulations to guide developments within and outside the Protected Areas.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports in
    line with UWA reporting guidelines.
  • Perform any other official duties as
    assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Warden
    Environmental Impact Assessment job opportunity must hold an Honors
    Bachelors Degree in either Environmental Science, Natural Resource
    Management, Conservation Biology, Wildlife Management or a related field.
  • Possession of post graduate qualification
    in Environmental Impact Assessment is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant
    working experience from a reputable and relevant Organization.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    Protected Area systems, environmental policies, Laws and Regulations and
    challenges related to new developments such as petroleum, hydropower,
    mining and concessions in sensitive ecosystems is also an added advantage.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating
    various assignments
  • Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Communication and Advocacy
  • Good public relations and customer care
    skills
  • Time management
  • Good ICT skills including GIS.
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
dully completed Job Application Form in triplicate, download
here
, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three
(3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic
Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Wildlife Authority,
Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 3530 Kampala
Email to:  hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org
NB:
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach
    CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree,
    Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
Deadline: 8th
September 2017
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