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Senior Environment Assessment Officer

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

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

Senior Environment Assessment Officer Jobs in National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at National Environment Management

# 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 This has now been repealed by the National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
environment.
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the
following vacant position:
Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/06/2022
Title : Senior Environment Assessment Officer
Reports to : Environment Assessment Manager
Salary Scale : E4
Vacancies : 01 One

Purpose of the Job
To support the environmental assessments and compliance function of the
Authority.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Screen/evaluate proposed project developments to determine whether or not a
project will have any adverse impact on the environment;
• Providing technical guidance on decision making on environmental assessment;

• Carry out baseline verification inspections of proposed projects;

• Collate comments from Lead Agencies and make recommendations on the
decisions on
• Environmental and Social Impact Assessments ESIAs;
• Carry out quality assurance and quality control on Environmental and Social
Impact Assessment
• ESIA reports submitted;
• Providing compliance assistance to regulated communities on best
environmental practices and mitigation measures;
• Keeping records and data base on environmental impact assessments;
• Undertake environmental monitoring of projects and other activities;

• Support the development of ESIA sector specific guidelines in consultation
with relevant stakeholders;
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Person specifications
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Environmental and/or Natural
Resource
• Management, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial
Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
• Master’s degree in any of the above.
Experience:
Should have at least a minimum of five 5 years’ work experience; 3 of which
must have been in environmental assessments.
Duty station: Successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required to
serve in any part of Uganda.

Key competences and skills
• 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

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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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