Senior Research Coordinator Job Placement – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Organization: National
Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Environment Economist
Job Ref: NEMA/ADV/EXT/12/2019
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 Senior Research Coordinator will actively
promote the research function of the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, review and implement the research strategy for the
  • Identify critical areas that require research interventions in the
    Authority, propose strategies for addressing them;
  • Plan and coordinate the initiation of relevant research activities
    and establish operating guidelines and procedures;
  • Review the existing data and information within the Authority to
    identify publishable material reports in form of policy briefs ,
    professional working papers and journal articles;
  • Coordinate research interest of the Authority with relevant external
  • Coordinate and identify research needs and methodologies within the
  • Mobilize resources to support the research function;
  • Monitor the progress of research activities;
  • Establish a repository of generated research data for ease of access
    and retrieval; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Senior Research Coordinator job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following:
    Statistics, Natural Science, Social Sciences, Natural Resource Economics,
    Business Administration.
  • Master’s degree in any of the above.
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in a research 2 of which
    should have been in active multi-disciplinary research.
  • Demonstrable ability in multi-disciplinary research; 
  • Capacity to work with minimum supervision;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good reporting skills;
  • Ability to work independently and with strong organizational and
    planning skills.
How to Apply:
All ideal candidates
should send their applications by hand, electronic mail or through post office
enclosing copies of certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae
indicating 3 referees addressed to:-
The Executive
National Environment
Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot
17/19/21 Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 22255
E-mail to:
Deadline: 5th August 2019 by 5:00pm
  • Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requirements need not
  • NEMA is an equal opportunity employer any form of canvassing shall
    lead to automatic disqualification.
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