NEMA Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda

NEMA Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda

Main Purpose of the Job
  • To support effective management of the prosecution function at NEMA

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Work Plans,
    Budgets and prepare timely reports including status reports of court cases
  • Support prosecution of all offenders in liaison with the DPPs office
  • Support investigations to ensure successful prosecution service
  • Manage exhibits and other forms of evidence for effective prosecution
  • Liaise with the Office of the DPP to ensure successful prosecution of
    environment offenders
  • Support implementation of Administrative and express fines schemes for
    environment breaches
  • Draft Restoration Orders, Stop Notices, Improvement Notices and all other
    Statutory Notices to support law enforcement
  • Provide legal support and advice to NEMA on issues relating to prosecution,
    compliance and enforcement of environmental laws
  • Provide legal support to Legislative drafting processes
  • Provide legal support to Multi-Lateral Environmental Agreements, Treaties and
    Conventions negotiations and implementation
  • Manage witness appearance in court for all criminal matters
  • Undertake awareness creation and capacity building on environmental law
  • Support training and assist in the formulation of bye laws and ordinances for
    Local Governments
  • Supervise and ensure appraisal of staff
    in the unit
  • Develop bankable proposals for sustainable resources mobilization and
    collaboration efforts to support the legal function
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

  • An Honor’s Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice

    Key Competencies/ Skills
  • Leadership, team building and supervision skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent scholarly writing and publication skills
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Financial and human resource management skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Resource Mobilization skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Excellent Information Communication Technology skills
  • Excellent command of the English language

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NEMA Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda

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