Environment Assessment Officer Job Opportunities – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Environment Education Coordinator
Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/12/2018
About US:
The National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National
Environment Act Cap. 153 to promote and ensure sound environmental management
practices for sustainable development in Uganda.
Job Summary:    The Environment Assessment Officer will
mainly support environmental assessments and compliance function of the
Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare and advise on Environmental and Social Impact Assessments
    (ESIAs) screening and scoping processes;
  • Advise on and review ESIAs;
  • Check compliance with environmental legislation and verify the
    accuracy of the information provided in the project briefs, environmental
    and social assessment statements;
  • Make entries into the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) data
    base for projects reviewed;
  • Carry out ESIA baseline inspections, and other environmental
    inspections and monitoring activities; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Environment Assessment Officer job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following:
    Environmental and/or Natural Resource Management, Natural Science,
    Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or
    Chemical Engineering.
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in environment
    management. Experience in ESA is added advantage.
  • Analytical skills;
  • Reporting skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Good morals and high level of integrity; and
  • High levels of confidentiality.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their hand written applications
together with copies of certificates/ testimonials and detailed curriculum
vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-
The Executive
Director,
National Environment
Management Authority (NEMA),
NEMA House, Plot
17/19/21 Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 22255,
Kampala. Uganda
E- mail to:
info@nemaug.org
Deadline: 17th July 2018
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