Senior Environment Inspector (Audits & Monitoring) Careers – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Environment Inspector
Job Ref:
NEMA/ADV/EXT/33/2017

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 Inspector (Audits & Monitoring) will provide support in
environmental audits and monitoring function of the Authority.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Carry out post ESIA inspections to ensure
    implementation of mitigation measures;
  • Quality assure the integrity of
    environmental monitoring equipment;
  • Ensure compliance with environmental
    legislation and verify the accuracy of environmental impact predictions;
  • Provide compliance assistance to the
    regulated communities where required;
  • Initiate the development of environmental
    standards in priority areas of concern including coordination with lead
    agencies and institutions in development of environmental standards;
  • Develop environmental audit protocols,
    guidelines and regulations in consultations with the legal Department;
  • Verify or confirm compliance with
    environment regulations;
  • Work closely with the Legal Department in
    developing environmental audit guidelines and regulations;
  • Conduct inspection of sites threatened by
    degradation;
  • Update and maintain a register (database)
    on audit practitioners and audits done;
  • Keenly review audit and ESIA reports;
  • Develop training programmes and coordinate
    training in environmental standards and audits for MDAs and private
    sector;
  • Perform any other duties assigned.





Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Senior
    Environment Inspector (Audits & Monitoring) job placement should hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in any of the
    following: Environmental and/or Natural Resource 
    Management, Natural Science, Environmental
    Engineering, Mechanical/Civil Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or
    Chemical Engineering.
  • Possession
    of a Master’s degree in any of the above.
  • A minimum of five (5) years work
    experience; 2 of which should be in audits and monitoring.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Environmental Laws
    of Uganda;
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good
    morals and high level of integrity;
  • High
    level of confidentiality;

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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