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Monday, July 9, 2018

Environment Assessment Officer Job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Environment Assessment Officer

Jobs at:
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Deadline of this Job:
5.00 pm on July 17, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National
Environment Act Cap. 153 to coordinate, monitor, enforce and supervise all activities in the field of
environment for purposes of ensuring sustainable development in Uganda
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:
Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/11/2018
Title : Environment Assessment Officer
Reports to : Senior Environment Assessment Officer
Scale : E5
Vacancies : 01 (one)

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

Key duties and responsibilities

Support the Senior Environment Assessment Officer to:
  • Prepare and advise on Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) screening and scoping processes;
  • Advise on and review ESIAs;
  • Check compliance with environmental legislation and verify the accuracy of the information
    provided in the project briefs, environmental and social assessment statements;
  • Make entries into the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) data base for projects reviewed;
  • Carry out ESIA baseline inspections, and other environmental inspections and monitoring activities; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned.

Person specification
A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Environmental and/or Natural Resource Management, Natural Science, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

At least three (3) years relevant work experience in environment management. Experience in ESA is added advantage.

Tenure of appointment:
The appointment shall be for a period of 5 years with effect from the date of assumption of duties and may be renewed subject to evaluation of performance of duties.

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
  • Analytical skills;
  • Reporting skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Good morals and high level of integrity; and
  • High levels of confidentiality.
Job application procedure
Remuneration is attractive. Potential Candidates should submit applications by hand, electronic mail or through post office enclosing copies of certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating 3 referees addressed to:-
The Executive Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 22255
E- mail:
To reach the above address by 5.00 pm on July 17, 2018. Applicants who do not meet the above
minimum requirements need not apply.
Note: NEMA is an equal opportunity employer any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic