Senior Environment Education Officer Job Placement – 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/34/2017
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 Education Officer will support NEMA in environment education for
sustainable development.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Establish environmental Education programs
    in primary and secondary schools,
  • Plan and develop environment management
    training programs for in- service teachers;
  • Work closely with relevant local
    government staff in environment education programming;
  • Train teachers and other people (Trainer
    of Trainers) in the use of resources and in delivering educational
    sessions;
  • The jobholder will also organize school
    environment education competitions and awareness campaigns;
  • Inspect and mentor schools for good
    environment management practices and compliance.
  • coordinate and monitor the environmental
    activities in schools;
  • Work in liaison with and develop
    partnerships with and coordinate CBOs and NGOs to facilitate environment
    Education in Schools;
  • Develop, monitor and implement national
    strategies for formal environment education; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Senior
    Environment Education Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the
    following fields: Education, Adult and Community Education from a
    recognized Institution.
  • Possession
    of a Master’s degree in any of the above.
  • A minimum of five years of professional
    experience in teaching including: Programme/ Curriculum Development,
    education management, community based education program delivery, two of
    which must have been school environment education programme activities.
  • Ability 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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