Senior Research Coordinator job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)


National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Senior Research Coordinator job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 February 2022

Hiring Organization: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Job Details:

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 This has now been repealed by the National Environment Act No.5 of 2019 and mandated “as the principal agency in Uganda for regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities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/07/2022
Title : Senior Research Coordinator

Reports to : Principal Environment Economist S
alary Scale : E4
Vacancies : 01 (One)

Purpose of the Job
Promote the research function of the Authority.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Develop, review and implement the research strategy for the Authority;
• Identify critical areas that require research interventions in the Authority, propose strategies for addressing them;
• Plan and coordinate the initiation of relevant research activities and establish operating guidelines and procedures;
• Review the existing data and information within the Authority to identify publishable material reports in form of policy briefs, professional working papers and journal articles;
• Coordinate research interest of the Authority with relevant external partners;
• Coordinate and identify research needs and methodologies within the Authority;
• Mobilize resources to support the research function;
• Monitor the progress of research activities;
• Establish a repository of generated research data for ease of access and retrieval; and b) Perform any other duties as may be assigned.


Person specifications
Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Environmental and Natural Resources, Environmental Engineering.
Master’s degree in any of the above

Requirements
Demonstrable ability in multi-disciplinary research;
Experience:
Should have at least 5 years of work experience in a research 3 of which should have been in active multi-disciplinary research.
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.

Application procedure

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 recruitment@nema.go.ug 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 unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 2022-01-25

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