Environment Education Officer Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Environment Education Officer
Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/03/2019
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 Environment Education Officer will
support environment education for sustainable development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support building the capacity of
    teachers to establish and implement education for sustainable development
    and environment education programmes in primary schools;
  • Design and undertake environment
    education programmes in primary schools;
  • Conduct information needs assessment to
    inform education and awareness programmes;
  • Organize school environment education
    competitions and awareness campaigns;
  • Establish strong linkages and working
    strategies with education sector managers at the local level including
    centre coordinating tutors, District Education Officers and Inspectors of
    Schools to ensure effective environment education and education for
    sustainable development implementation in the sector;
  • Conduct environment compliance
    inspections in schools, monitor and advise education institutions on
    environment education practices; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Adult and Community
    Education, Science Education from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of work
    experience in environmental education activities.
  • Experience in community training is an
    added advantage.
  • Back ground in primary school teaching
    and management is an added advantage.
  • Capacity to work with minimum
    supervision.
  • Good communication and interpersonal
    skills.
  • Good reporting skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to
    make accurate and informed decisions.
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
E- mail to:
recruitment@nema.go.ug
Deadline: 11th March 2019
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