Principal Environment Inspector Job Opportunities – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Environment Monitoring and Compliance
Job Ref:
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 Principal
Environment Inspector will provide supervision, guideline and direction of
audits and inspections of the authority.
Key Duties and
  • Develop mechanisms/strategies on
    environmental inspections and audits ( environmental monitoring)
  • Tasked with monitoring the effects of the
    environment of any activities carried out on land, water and air.
  • In charge of continuous assessment of
    production and engineering processes of enterprises and their strategies
    for minimization of waste generation at source.
  • Implementing training programs for
    environmental auditors and inspectors.
  • In charge of managing inspections and
    monitoring activities of inspectors and auditors from sectoral
  • Ensuring restoration and compensation of
    damage of liabilities caused.
  • Offering technical advice to the authority
    on compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
  • Preparing and submitting periodic status
  • Perform any other duties as may be

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Principal
    Environment Inspector job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following: Physical or Natural Science, Mechanical Engineering,
    Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
  • Possession
    of a Master’s degree in any of the above
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in
    management of environmental related programme, four of which should have
    been at senior level.
  • Good supervisory Skills;
  • Strategic planning skills;
  • Team building skills;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal, communication and
    reporting skills;
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
Deadline: 18th
September 2017
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