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Project Assistant

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 25, 2022.

Project Assistant Jobs in National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

# Job Description

The National Environment Management Authority hereinafter called “NEMA” was
established under the National Environment Act, Cap.153 in May 1995
hereinafter called the “Act”. This has now been repealed by the National
Environment Act No.5 of 2019 and mandated “as the principal agency in Uganda
for regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities relating to the
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the
following vacant position:

Title : Project Assistant
Reports to : Project Coordinator
Salary Scale : E6
Vacancies : one 1

Job Purpose: To provide support in the implementation, coordination and
execution of the Country Project for management, phase-down and phase-out of
ozone depleting substances and substances with global-warming potential.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare and update comprehensive work-plan and budget for the Project.
• Make follow-ups on project beneficiaries and prepare status reports on on-
going activities.
• Liaise with stakeholders and beneficiaries engaged in the project and assist
them to observe and comply with the relevant national and international
policies and laws relating to the protection of the Ozone Layer.
• Together with the Project Coordinator assist with the preparation of draft
terms of reference for the experts to be contracted during the preparation and
execution of certain Project activities.
• Provide secretarial function for the Project National Coordination Committee
for management of ozone depleting substances and substances with global-
warming potential, and the associated technologies, by Preparing necessary
documents and logistics for the meetings of the Committee;
• Facilitating meetings together with the Project Coordinator and providing
• Reports and prepare technical papers for consideration;
• preparing formal reports of meetings.
• Liaise with the Project Coordinator in order to enable coordination of all
activities under the Project amongst all participating stakeholders,
government agencies, implementing agencies, and the NEMA Technical Committee
on management of ozone depleting substances and products.
• Liaise with the Project Coordinator to identify and document lessons learned
and replicable elements to be disseminated.
• Promote public awareness-raising activities with regards to phasing out the
use of the controlled substances and technologies in Uganda.
• Any other duties assigned by the Project Coordinator.
Person’s specifications
a Qualifications.
A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering,
Master’s Degree in any of the above will be an added advantage.
b Experience.
At least 3 years’ experience working in chemicals-related industry and
associated technologies, or related project works.
c Tenure of appointment: The appointment shall be for a period of 1 year
with effect from the date of assumption of duties and may be renewed subject
to evaluation of performance of duties and availability of funds.
Duty Station: The successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required
to serve in any part of Uganda.
Expert knowledge in the following matters
• Knowledge of chemicals research.
• Applied thermodynamics.
• Knowledge in good practices for managing heat transfer systems.
• Knowledge in good practices in chemicals management and experience in
setting up
• Coordination mechanism for chemicals management.
• Familiarity with UNEP tool kit for identification and quantification of
chemical releases related technologies dependent on the controlled /prohibited
• Familiarity with laws, regulations and standards for chemicals management.
• Familiarity with the chemicals processes and best available technologies

Apply Online Now

Email:: [email protected]

Potential candidates should download an application form from the NEMA
website, fill the form, attaching requisite academic transcripts and
certificates in one pdf file named “Position-Name of Applicant”.

The one pdf file should be submitted to **[email protected]** not later
than **7th February 2022** at 5:00PM. Applicants who will not have heard from
us by 7th April 2022 should consider their applications unsucceful.

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