National Forestry Authority Coordinator Law Enforcement Jobs in Uganda
National Forestry Authority Coordinator Law Enforcement Jobs in UgandaThe 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
Director Natural Forests Management
Salary Scale NFA 3
Terms of employment
Three (3) year contract (Renewable)
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.
Planning and organizing.
Project management and implementation.
Communication, Networking & interpersonal skills.
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