Principal Officer, Lead Agency Coordination Careers – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director Policy
Planning and Information
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
Officer, Lead Agency Coordination will manage the Authority’s functional
relations with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Civil Society
Organizations (CSOs), private sector and support resource mobilization.
Key Duties and
  • Work closely with lead agencies in regard
    to their environment management function;
  • Establish and operationalize standard
    operating procedures (SOPs) in regard to environment function;
  • Regularly monitor implementation of lead
    agency partnership undertakings and work plans.
  • Strengthen the capacity of lead agencies
    to undertake and report on the agreed activities
  • Coordinate with the relevant departments
    in NEMA in the functioning of the lead agencies;
  • Coordinate the review of Budget Framework
    papers of lead agencies to ensure integration of environment and
    sustainability issues;
  • Develop, review and implement the lead
    agency coordination strategy;
  • Publicize the work outputs of lead
    agencies in the NEMA website, newsletter and other platforms;
  • Take part in the development of
    fundraising strategy, proposals and programmes for resource mobilization;
  • Perform any other duties as may be

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Principal
    Officer, Lead Agency Coordination job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following; Economics, Business Administration, Social Sciences.
  • Possession
    of a Master’s degree in any of the above
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years’ work
    experience in management of environmental related programmes; four years
    should have been at a senior level.
  • Supervisory Skills;
  • Strategic planning skills;
  • Good 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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