Natural Resource Manager (Aquatics) job at National Environment Management Authority

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Vacancy title:
Natural Resource Manager (Aquatics)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

National Environment Management Authority

Deadline of this Job:
17 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Natural Resource Manager (Aquatics)

Purpose of the Job
To support environmental natural resource management function of the Authority.

Key duties and responsibilities

• In collaboration with relevant Institutions and agencies, review and/or develop national strategies for sound and sustainable management of aquatic and wetlands resources;
• In collaboration with relevant institutions, review sectoral policies and plans and ensure integration of sustainable aquatic resources and wetlands management in the sectoral policies, plans and programs;
• Undertake and/or coordinate studies aimed at ensuring sound and sustainable aquatic biodiversity management;
• Review Environment and Social Impact Statements with a view of ensuring that adequate measures to protect aquatic biodiversity are incorporated in development projects;
• Provide specialist technical support in aquatic biodiversity and wetlands management as may be required by different Government sectors and institutions, NGOs/CBOs, the Private Sector, Academia and individuals;
• Receive, compile and prioritize required support for sound aquatic biodiversity and wetlands management and develop strategies and/or programs for providing the required support to the relevant sectors, institutions, and individuals;
• Provide technical support to ensure the integration of sustainable aquatic biodiversity and wetlands management considerations into the District Environment Action Plans and Development plans;
• Organize internal meetings to inform and update other staff within NEMA on strategies for sustainable Aquatic Biodiversity and wetlands management;
• Receive and review lead agencies technical reports and assess progress and requirements in sustainable aquatic biodiversity and wetlands management;
• Advise Government on international and regional programs, agreements and protocols on aquatic biodiversity and wetland management;
• Perform any other duties assigned.

Person specification

• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Environmental Science, Limnology, Conservation Biology, Fisheries, Botany, Zoology.
• Master’s Degree in any of the above.
• Experience: Should have at least a minimum of 8 (eight) years’ work experience working with aquatic resources management four (4) years of which should have been at a senior level in a reputable organization.
• Duty station: Successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required to serve in any part of Uganda.

Skills required for performing the job
• Supervisory Skills;
• Strategic planning skills;
• Team building skills;
• Computer literacy;
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and reporting skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Potential candidates should fill an online form available on URL , attaching requisite academic transcripts and certificates.
The form should be submitted online not later than August 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Applicants who will not have heard from us by September 30, 2022 should consider their applications unsucceful.

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