Environment Assessment Officers job posts at The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kampala (Uganda)

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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)



DEADLINE: Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM







The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National Environment Act, Cap. 153 and continued under the National Environment Act No-5 of 2019 as the Principal Agency for Environment Management in Uganda with mandate to Regulate, Monitor, Supervise and Coordinate all activities relating to the environment in Uganda.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified NEMA staff to fill the following vacant positions on the new NEMA structure.

Main purpose of the job

To support effective management of Environment and Social Assessment programme of the Authority

Duties and responsibilities

1. Contribute to development and implementation of Work Plans and Budgets

2. Undertake Environment and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs) and Strategic Environment Assessments (SEAs)

3. Advise the supervisor on procedures, guidelines and protocols on conduct and review of (ESIAs)

4. Support Lead Agency participation in the review of ESIAs

5. Support capacity building activities for ESIA at all levels in Uganda

6. Support the development of National Policy Guidelines for ESIAs and SEAs

7. Effectively contribute to development and management of an ESIA and SEA information system as part of the overall Environment Information Management System

8. Support and promote applied research on best environment practices

9. Supervise and appraise staff under him or her

10. Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Person specifications


An Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in the relevant field of Environment and Natural Resources Management or Natural Sciences or Environment Engineering

Competences and skills:

a) Leadership, team building and supervision skills

b) Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

c) Conservation planning knowledge

d) Good understanding of mitigation hierarchy

e) Excellent scholarly writing and publication skills

f) Excellent analytical and presentation skills

g) Financial and human resource management skills

h) Excellent report writing skills

i) Resource Mobilization skills

j) Risk management skills

k) Command of excellent Information Communication Technology skills



Person specifications


• An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of Environment and Natural Resources Management or Chemistry or Engineering

• A Master’s Degree in Environment and Natural Resources or Environment Science Technology


• Must have at least three (3) years relevant professional working experience in Environment assessment or auditing in a reputable organization




Details of the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for the above positions are available on the NEMA website www.nema.go.ug

Staff of Uganda Police Force, Uganda People’s Defense Forces, Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Intelligence Services who have requisite requirements for the positions of Manager Environment Protection Force, Principal Environment Intelligence Officer, Principal Investigations Officer and Environment Protection Officer may respond to this Internal Advert for only the said positions subject to their internal clearance processes as appropriate.

Potential candidates should download an application form from the NEMA website, fill the form and attach “O” and “A” level certificates, Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree Transcripts and Certificates, Professional certificates where applicable and Employment letters in one pdf file named: “Position-Name of Applicant”.

The one pdf file should be submitted to ed@nema.go.ug not later than 16th April 2023. Applications not in one pdf file and those arriving after closing time will not be considered.

Applicants are allowed to apply for not more than two posts. Those who applied for the re-advertised jobs, need not to reapply except if they have now acquired requisite qualifications.

Only succesful candidates at any stage shall be contacted.

Any form of lobbying to Executive Director, Board or any other authority or individual will lead to automatic disqualification of the Applicant.


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