National Forestry Authority Coordinator Law Enforcement Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Coordinator Law Enforcement Jobs in Uganda

  • The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector.

  • NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda’’, while its Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to supply high quality forestryrelated products and services to Government, local communities and the private sector”.

  • NFA seeks to recruit qualified Ugandans to fill the following positions.


    Corrdinator Law Enforcement

    (1 Position)

    Reports to

  • Director Natural Forests Management

    Duty Station

  • Headquarters, Kampala

    Salary Scale NFA 3

    Terms of employment

  • Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

    Job summary

  • Responsible for monitoring field activities across the Central Forest Reserves to ensure that legal, technical, ethical standards are observed according to the set specifications.

    Responsibilities and tasks

  • Develop and implement mechanisms for coordinating law enforcement and Forestry governance among the responsible bodies.

  • Develop mechanisms and procedures for verifying the chain of custody for forest products.

  • Implement public education and awareness programmes on the chain of custody procedures.

  • Ensure the physical integrity of Central Forest Reserves by monitoring and preventing encroachment and
    other illegal activities.

  • Provide evidence based site specific reports to the Legal Manager and other staff to facilitate, prosecution of cases in courts of law.

  • Liaise with other law enforcement agencies to ensure compliance with all relevant laws.

  • Develop annual work plans and budgets for the law enforcement unit of the NFA.

  • Manage and administer human, financial and other resources under the unit.

  • Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports on law enforcement and governance.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications, Work experience, Abilities and Personal Attributes

  • Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in Forestry or any other related fields

  • At least five (5) years’ in a similar or related position, three of which should have been at supervisory level.

  • Basic knowledge in environmental law.

  • Report writing.

  • Planning and organizing.

  • Budgeting.

  • Project management and implementation.

  • Communication, Networking & interpersonal skills.

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