National Environment Management Authority Jobs

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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is established under the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) No. 8 of 1999, as the Principal Instrument of Government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

The Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions;

Chief Accountant

Grade E4

1 Post

An officer at this level will be responsible to Director, Finance and Administration for the administration of all financial matters in the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities;

Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;

  • Organizing and managing the Accounts section.
  • Coordination of accounting work and advising Management on financial Policies and Procedures.
  • Interpretation of financial policies and managing accounting systems.
  • Budgetary control and preparation of financial statements.
  • Ensuring that sound accounting principles and controls are applied to all financial transactions.
  • Designing, reviewing, controlling and implementing the financial management and accounting systems.
  • Supervising, guiding, appraising and development of staff in the section.

    Requirements for Appointment;

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;

  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance option from a recognized University or be a holder of a Certified Public Accountant’s certificate (CPA III) or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • A relevant Masters degree from a recognized Institution.
  • Be a member of a professional body.
  • Ten (10) years relevant experience in Accounting/Finance field, three (3) of which must be at a senior level.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in accounting and financial management.
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Required skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well developed ICT skills
  • Management skills
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills

    Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below

    The Director General
    Popo Road, off Mombasa Road
    P.O Box 67839 – 00200
    Nairobi

    N/B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Persons with Disability and Female applicants are encouraged to apply. Senior Legal Officer

    Grade E6

    1 Post

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Legal Services.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;

  • Ensuring that all NEMA legal instruments are developed and filed on time.
  • Maintaining records of all legal instruments.
  • Filing legal documents in court.
  • Maintaining and updating the Registry for Multilateral Environmental Agreements in consultation with other government Agencies.
  • Preparing briefs and coordinating preparatory meetings for Kenya’s delegation to international meetings relating to MEA’s.
  • Assisting in the development of by-laws and ensuring that they are in conformity with the Environmental Management and Coordination Act 1999.
  • Liaising with other departments’ staff on drafting of legal documents.
  • Offering technical support to field officers in the enforcement of the environmental laws;
  • Attending court proceedings and advising interested groups and County Authorities on the awareness of the environmental legislation.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor of Law (LLB) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
  • At least four (4) years experience in legal practice.
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in legal matters
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

    N/B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Persons with Disability and Female applicants are encouraged to apply.


    Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below

    The Director General
    Popo Road, off Mombasa Road
    P.O Box 67839 – 00200
    Nairobi
    Senior Procurement Officer

    Grade E6

    1 Post

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Procurement Officer.

    Duties and Responsibilities;

    Specific Duties at this level will include but not limited to;

  • Initiating procurement policies for the Authority.
  • Reviewing, up-dating, interpreting and implementing existing procurement regulations, procedures and systems.
  • Preparing and ensuring implementation of the procurement manual.
  • Supervising, guiding, appraising and development of staff in the section.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;

  • A Bachelor of Commerce, Business administration or Procurement degree from a recognized institution.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Procurement or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • At least four (4) years experience in the procurement field.
  • Be a member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or a recognized Procurement professional body.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in management of procurement services.
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya.

    Required skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well developed ICT skills with proficiency in computerized procurement system.

    N/B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Persons with Disability and Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

  • Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below

    The Director General
    Popo Road, off Mombasa Road
    P.O Box 67839 – 00200
    Nairobi

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