Jobs at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in Uganda

Job Title : Information, Education and Communications Officer

Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/03/2012
Title : Information, Education and Communications Officer
Reports to : Director, District Support Coordination & Public Education
Salary Scale : E4
Vacancies : 01 (One)

Job purpose: Develop and implement environmental awareness programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:-
a) Developing and implementing multimedia environment awareness strategies and activities at
national, local governments and community levels;
b) Liaising with other Departments of NEMA to prepare including audio-visual materials and
exhibitions among others;
c) Liaising with relevant Officers in NEMA to identify and clarify on any topical environmental
issues to the public through different media;
d) Establishing a network of users to enable information exchange among the users and NEMA;
e) Initiating translation of Environmental Information into local languages and determining the
mode of transmission;
f) Assisting local governments to develop and implement environment awareness programs and
g) Developing and distributing the NEMA newsletter;
h) Reviewing and updating NEMA website;
i) Taking lead in organizing World Environment day and other related days;
j) Compiling and handling photographic information of key environmental related events and
physical sites of critical importance;
k) Taking lead in editing environmental education and awareness including newsletters ,
posters, fact sheets, flyers, banners, television and radio messages;
l) Carrying out any other relevant responsibilities as may be assigned.

Qualifications: Advanced Degree in Mass Communication or Adult and Community Education.
Additional training in Journalism, Information Management, Mass Communication and /or Public

At least 5 years experience working on Information and communication processes and Systems

How to Apply:
 Applicants should submit applications in
their own handwriting and deliver them by hand OR through post and enclose copies of
certificates/testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating 3 referees addressed to:-
The Executive Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 22255
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To reach the above address by 5.00 pm on October 29, 2012. Applicants who do not meet the
above minimum requirements need not apply.
Note: 1. The job title and Reference applied for should be printed at the top left hand side of
the envelope.
2 Applicants who will not have heard from us December 15, 2012 should consider their
applications unsuccessful.
3. NEMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 29th Oct 2012


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