Legal Officer Job Vacancy at NEMA

Location: Kampala
Job Ref:NEMA/ADV/EXT/07/2015

Interpreting the National Environment Act and other related laws and advising on legal and other disputes;
Reviewing the existing sectoral laws in collaboration with other Institutions;
Assisting in the development of district by-laws and ensuring that they are in conformity with the National Environment Act;
Advise on compliance and enforcement of environmental laws and regulations in collaboration with other departments and Institutions;
Offering technical support to districts in the enforcement of the environmental laws;
Initiating legislation in the reform areas of multi sectoral concerns such as pollution management, wetlands management etc..;

Qualifications: An enrolled advocate with a minimum of a Bachelor of Laws from a recognized University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Experience: Should have at least a minimum of five(5) years working experience in Legal Practice in a reputable organization/ firm and relevant expertise in enforcement and compliance of environmental laws.

How to Apply
Note: 1)The job title applied for should be printed at the top left hand side of the envelope. 2)Applicants, who will not have heard from us by July 31, 2015 should consider their applications unsuccessful. 3)Applicants who do not meet the above minimum requirements need to apply. 4)NEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Remuneration for all the above positions is attractive. 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 KAMPALA.


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