National Environment Management Authority Jobs in Kenya

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is established under the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) CAP 387 Laws of Kenya, 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:


1. NEMA Director Environmental Services Jobs in Kenya

Ref:
HR/1/2017

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director General for effective provision of environmental services in the Authority

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Coordinating Environmental planning, Research and monitoring activities
  • Ensuring preparation of County Environment Action Plans, at national and County level
  • Providing support to Environmental Committees in formulation of action plans,
  • Mainstreaming environmental concerns in plans, policies and programmes
  • Ensuring strategic dissemination of research findings in collaboration with the Lead Agencies
  • Coordinating and implementing environmental Education and outreach programmes at national and county level
  • Nurturing international links with other environmental training Institutions
  • Coordinating training needs assessment of technical staff of the Authority and ensuring continuous development of technical staff
  • Spear heading Education for sustainable Development targeting all learning institutions in Kenya
  • Promoting conservation and sustainable utilization of coastal, marine and fresh water resources, and all fragile and ecologically significant habitats & ecosystems in Kenya
  • Implementing relevant Multilateral Environmental Agreements(MEAS)
  • Supervising implementation of management plans for various ecosystems
  • Ensuring production of state of environment reports as per the requirements of EMCA CAP 387
  • Offering requisite support to County environment committees
  • Appraising, supervising and developing staff in the department

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;
  • A Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in any of the following discipline; Environmental studies, Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Environmental planning, or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution;
  • At least Ten (10) years’ working experience in environmental field, three (3) of which must be at managerial level
  • Training in management or administration
  • Familiarity with Environmental law and regulations related to environmental protection and conservation
  • Familiarity with International environmental conventions and protocols that Kenya is a party to
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Conflict/Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in computer applications

    Terms of Service
    All the above positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service except Director, Environmental Services which will be on a three years renewable contract.

    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 by 22nd February, 2017

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

    N/B

    NEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

    For more information and job application details, see; National Environment Management Authority Jobs

    2. NEMA Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer Jobs in Kenya

    Ref:
    HR/2/2017

    An Officer at this level will be deployed to either of the following sections, Compliance, Enforcement or Field Operations and will be responsible to a Deputy Director, in charge of that section.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Specific duties at this level will include but not limited to;
  • Coordinating licensing, inspecting and monitoring the environment;
  • Ensuring compliance with EMCA CAP 387 and its regulations to safeguard the environment;
  • Overseeing the preparation of inventories of degraded areas and factors causing degradation;
  • Co-coordinating activities of other institutions/lead agencies in the enforcement of environmental regulations;
  • Developing sector specific guidelines and license conditions to ensure compliance
  • Coordinating and supervising environmental inspections and ensuring appropriate enforcement actions are undertaken
  • Monitoring implementation of work plans and performance contract targets for the section and the field
  • Providing guidelines for establishment of County Environment Committees in consultation with Legal Services Department
  • Supervising, developing and appraising, staff working under him/her

    Requirements for Appointment
    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in any of the following fields; Environmental studies, Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Environmental planning, or any other related field from a recognized Institution;
  • At least Ten (10) years’ working experience in the environmental field, three (3) of which must be at a senior level.
  • Training in management or administration
  • Familiar with Environmental law and regulations v) Familiar with International environmental conventions and protocols that Kenya is a party to
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Conflict/Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in computer applications

    Terms of Service
    All the above positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service except Director, Environmental Services which will be on a three years renewable contract.

    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 by 22nd February, 2017

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

    N/B

    NEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

    For more information and job application details, see; National Environment Management Authority Jobs

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