Senior Environment Assessment Officer Career Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Environment
Assessment Manager
Job Ref:
NEMA/ADV/EXT/35/2017
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 Senior
Environment Assessment Officer will support the environmental assessments and
compliance function of the Authority.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will also screen/evaluate
    proposed project developments to determine whether or not a project will
    have any adverse impact on the environment;
  • Offering technical guidance on decision
    making on environmental assessment;
  • Conduct baseline verification
    (inspections) of proposed projects;
  • Collate comments from Lead Agencies and
    make recommendations on the decisions on ESAs;
  • Carry out quality assurance and quality
    control on ESA reports submitted;
  • Providing compliance assistance to
    regulated communities on best environmental practices and mitigation
    measures;
  • Keeping records and data base on
    environmental impact assessments;
  • Undertake environmental monitoring of
    projects and other activities;
  • Support the development of ESA sector
    specific guidelines in consultation with relevant stakeholders;
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Senior
    Environment Assessment Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following: Environmental and/or Natural Resource Management, Natural or Physical Science,
    Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or
    Chemical Engineering.
  • Possession
    of a Master’s degree in any of the above.
  • At least five (5) years’ work experience;
    two of which must have been in environmental assessments.
  • Capacity
    to work with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good
    reporting skills;
  • Ability
    to work independently and with strong organizational and planning 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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