NEMA Senior Environment inspector - Oil and Gas Jobs in Uganda

NEMA Senior Environment inspector - Oil and Gas Jobs in Uganda

National Environment Management Authority (Nema)

Vacancy Announcement

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established under the National Environment Act Cap. 153 to coordinate, monitor, enforce and supervise all activities in the field of environment for purposes of ensuring sustainable development in Uganda
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

I. Job Ref : NEMAJADVIEXT/17/2019 Title :
Senior Environment Inspector (Oil & Gas)
Reports to : Principal Environment Inspector (Oil and Gas) Salary Scale E4 Vacancies : One (1)

Purpose of the Job Support the environmental management functions of the Authority in respect of Oil and Gas Sector.

Key duties and responsibilities

a) Develop criteria and checklists for monitoring the environmental aspects of oil and gas related activities;

b) Carry out environmental inspection in areas that have been affected or are threatened by oil and gas activities;

c) Undertake environmental inspections of various sites; and oil and gas ancillary facilities for health, safety and environmental incident hazard investigations;

d) Ensure compliance with environmental laws and pertinent provisions of upstream and midstream petroleum laws;

e) Maintain a database on
environmental compliance profile of oil and gas activities / projects/ facilities;

f) Support the training of environment inspectors and other stakeholders in environmental management in the oil and gas sector ;

g) Support environment management at all levels including at decentralized local government level;

h) Liaise with designated analytical laboratories in environmental sampling, investigations, quality assurance/ control and interpretation of results;

i) Perform any other duties as may be assigned. Person specifications

i. Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in any of the following: Natural or Physical Science, Environmental Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Industrial Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
  • Master's degree in any of the above.
  • Additional training in oil and gas will be an added advantage.


  • Should have at least a minimum of five (5) years of of work experience in environment, oil and gas sector and environment laboratory work, two of which must be at a senior level dealing with the Oil and gas sector.

    Tenure of appointment: The appointment shall be for a period of 5 years with effect from date of assumption of duties and May be renewed.

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    NEMA Senior Environment inspector - Oil and Gas Jobs in Uganda

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