Project Assistant Career Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
Job Ref:
NEMA/ADV/EXT/14/2015
About US:
The National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is a semi-autonomous institution,
established in May 1995 under the National Environment Act CAP 153 and became
operational in December 1995, as the principal agency in Uganda, charged with
the responsibility of coordinating, monitoring, regulating and supervising
environmental management in the country.
Job Summary:  The Project Assistant will offer technical
support in the implementation, coordination and execution of a project on
Mercury Management in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Update a detailed work plan and budget for the
project;
·        
Work closely with parties participating in the project
and assist them to link project activities and related sub- project Institutions;
·        
Work closely with the Project Coordinator assist
with the preparation of draft Terms of Reference for the experts to be contracted
during the execution of the Project;
·        
Provide secretarial function for the Project’s
National Coordination Committee including
·        
Preparing necessary documents and logistics for the meeting
of the committee;
·        
In charge of facilitating meetings together with the
Project Coordinator and providing progress and draft technical papers for consideration;
·        
Preparing and submitting formal reports of meetings.
·        
Work closely with and cooperate with the Executing
Agency’s overall Project Coordinator in order to allow coordination of all activities
under the project in all participating Countries
·        
Identify lessons learnt and replicable elements to
be disseminated.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the Project
Coordinator.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
any of the following fields: Environmental Science, Chemistry, Industrial
Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering from a recognized
degree awarding Institution.
·        
Possession of an advanced Degree in any of the
following: Environmental Management, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or Chemical
Engineering will be an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in the chemical
industry or related project works;
·        
Expert knowledge of chemicals management or
research;
·        
Expert knowledge of good practices on chemicals
management and experience in setting up coordination mechanism for chemicals
management;
·        
Familiarity with UNEP tool kit for identification
and quantification of chemical releases;
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of regulations and
standards of chemicals management;
·        
Familiarity with the chemicals processes and
available technologies (BAT/BEP)
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send their handwritten applications either by hand or via electronic
mail and/or  through post office
enclosing 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
Note: The job title applied for should be printed at the
top left hand side of the envelope.
Deadline: 15th December, 2015 by 5.00 pm

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