Coordinator Law Enforcement Job Careers – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Director Natural Forests Management
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government,
local communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary:  The Coordinator Law Enforcement will be
responsible for monitoring field activities across the Central Forest Reserves
to ensure that legal, technical, ethical standards are observed according to
the set specifications.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Develop and implement mechanisms for
coordinating law enforcement and Forestry governance among the responsible
bodies.
·       
Develop mechanisms and procedures for verifying
the chain of custody for forest products.
·       
Implement public education and awareness
programmes on the chain of custody procedures.
·       
Ensure the physical integrity of Central Forest
Reserves by monitoring and preventing encroachment and other illegal
activities.
·       
Provide evidence based site specific reports to
the Legal Manager and other staff to facilitate, prosecution of cases in courts
of law.
·       
Liaise with other law enforcement agencies to
ensure compliance with all relevant laws.
·       
Develop annual work plans and budgets for the
law enforcement unit of the NFA.
·       
Manage and administer human, financial and other
resources under the unit.
·       
Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports on law
enforcement and governance.
·       
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Coordinator Law Enforcement job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
(Honours) in Forestry or any other related fields
·       
A minimum of five years of experience in a
similar or related position, three of which should have been at supervisory
level.
·       
Basic knowledge in environmental law.
·       
Report writing.
·       
Planning and organizing.
·       
Budgeting.
·       
Project management and implementation.
·       
Communication, networking and interpersonal
skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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