Senior District Support Officer job at National Environment Management Authority

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Vacancy title:
Senior District Support Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Admin & Office ]

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

Senior District Support Officer

Purpose of the Job
Support the environment management function in local governments, private sector and civil society organizations.

Key duties and responsibilities
Support the District Support Manager to:
• provide technical support for environment management at local governments, private sector and civil society organizations;
• prepare guidelines for decentralized environment management;
• prepare and implement District Environment Action Plans and other environment management programmes;
• assist local governments build capacity for environment management;
• review District Environment management reports and provide guidance;
• support Environment and Social Impact Assessments and Audit functions
• monitor environmental compliance of and implementation of environmental mitigation measures of local government projects;
• participate in the Ministry of Local Government annual assessment for the performance of local governments
• support the implementation of environmental micro-projects at district and community levels; and
• perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Person specifications

• An Honors Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Environmental science and/or Natural Resource Management, Conservation Biology, Science Education.
• Master’s degree in any of the above.

• Should have at least a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in environment management, 3 of which should have been at an officer level in a reputable organization.

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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

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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