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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is established under the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) No. 8 of 1999, as the Principal Instrument of Government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

The Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions:
1. Principal Corporate Communications Officer Grade E5 1 Pos Ref: HR 08 /2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Corporate Communications Officer
Key Responsibilities
Implementing communications policies and strategies
Monitoring public perception about NEMA;
Media relations including media analysis,
Preparation of daily briefs on media coverage given to NEMA and other environmental issues.
Drafting of rejoinders and press releases;
Identification of media programs, columns, and publications suitable for the dissemination of environmental news;
Preparation of publicity materials and speech management;
Managing linkages with other stakeholders and coordination of protocol functions and other events of the Authority.
Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
A Master degree in Public Relations, communications or journalism;
Nine (9) years working experience in Corporate Communications or Public Relations
Demonstrated capability in the management and handling of the Communication function required at this level.
Computer Literate.

2. Legal Officer Grade E7 1 Post Ref: HR 09/2011
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal Legal Officer.
Key responsibilities
Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
Conducting legal research and drawing up legal opinions on policy matters relating to the Authority;
Assisting in the development of by-laws/guidelines and ensuring their conformity with the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act (EMCA 1999)
Drafting of legal documents which will include contractual agreements.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
A Bachelor’s degree in Law from recognized institution.
Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
Current Practicing certificate
Advocate of the High court of Kenya.
3 years working experience in Legal Practice
Computer Literate.
3. Procurement Assistant Grade E9 1 Post Ref: HR 10/2011
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Procurement Officer.
Key Responsibilities
Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
Receiving/issuing of stores
Preparation and proper maintenance of stores records
Conducting market research and surveys;
Assisting in the preparation of annual procurement plans
Assisting in periodic and annual supply chain reports.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
A Diploma in Supply Chain Management or Purchasing and Supply Management from a recognized institution.
Membership of Supply Chain Professional body.
Three years working experience in procurement , stores or supplies related field
Computer Literate
4. Receptionist II Grade E12 1 Post Ref: HR 11/2011
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Administrative Officer.
Key Responsibilities
Duties at this level will include but not limited to;
Maintaining good public relations at the reception.
Welcoming and directing visitors
Telephone operating at the switchboard
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean grade D+ or its recognized equivalent from the Kenya National Examinations Council with at least mean grade D+ in English and Swahili
3 years working experience
Attended a one (1) month Reception/Telephone operator course from a recognized institution
Computer Literate
5. Procurement Officer II Grade 81 Post Ref: HR 12/2011
Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) is a World Bank funded project that was originated by KMFRI together with key development and conservation agencies that developed a project proposal aiming at promoting an environmentally sustainable management of Kenya’s coastal and marine resources.

KCDP was declared effective on 30th June 2011 and it is expected to close down on October 2016.

The development objective of the project is to promote an environmentally sustainable management of Kenya’s Coastal and marine resources by strengthening the capacity of existing relevant government agencies and enhance the capacity of rural micro, small and medium sized
enterprises in selected coastal communities.

The Authority is an agency in the third component. To this end, the Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Procurement Officer II. The terms of the position are contractual and are based on the period of the project.

The position is tenable in Mombasa.
Key Responsibilities
Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
Preparation and updating of the annual procurement plan for the project
Compilation of specifications for procurement items provided by users and technical experts
Preparation of pre-qualification and Expression of Interest (EOI) documents
Drafting of tender documents and requests for proposals
Receiving/issuing of stores
Preparation and proper maintenance of stores records
Conducting market research and surveys
Preparation of periodic and annual supply chain reports.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
A University degree in business related field from a recognized University
Membership of a Supply Chain Professional body.
Three (3) years experience in procurement/supplies field.
Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act and regulations.
Familiarity with international procurement procedures , with specific experience and working knowledge of World Bank Procurement procedures
Knowledge of Kenyan public procurement procedures and regulations.
Computer literate
6. Accountant II Grade E8 1 Post Ref: HR 13/2011
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Accountant.

Key responsibilities
Specific duties will be to assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures within the sections; preparation of financial statements for various purposes, project financial appraisal and management.

Requirements for Appointment
A Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting option) from a recognized university or Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA K) or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Served as an Accounts Assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years or equivalent
Computer literate

Further, the authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions tenable at the public complaints committee (PCC)
7. Environmental Research Officer I Grade E7 1 Post Ref: HR 14/2011
Reporting to the Senior Research Officer, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;

Editing complaints reports
Drafting/compiling reports on environmental complaints reported in the media for the Committee to take action
Research and compilation of PCC component of the State of Environment report
Carrying out investigative field visits and on-site visits on complaints received by PCC
Participation in finalization of cases
Participating in public hearings
Correspondence with parties, respondents, complainants and interested parties
Preparation of work plans and working guidelines
Design and production of publicity materials and information kits to be disbursed to the public to create awareness.
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
A Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
Served in the grade of Environmental Research Officer II or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years
Demonstrated ability in carrying out research.
Computer literate.

8. Environmental Research Officer II Grade E8 2 Posts Ref: HR 15/2011
Reporting to the Senior Research Officer, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;
Receiving and recording complaints at PCC
Interviewing complainants who visit PCC
Participating in on-site investigation visits
Participating in public hearing
Participation in finalization of cases of PCC
Preparing annual reports, State of Environment Report, Case Reports and
Workshop Reports on behalf of the Committee members;
Identification of target groups of workshops
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
A Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
Served in the grade of Environmental Research Assistant or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Computer literate.
9. Accounts Assistant Grade E9 1 Post Ref: HR 16/2011
An officer at this level will perform a variety of accounting work.
Specific duties will include, cost and/or management accounting; preparation of budgets; financial analysis/reports; verification of payment vouchers; collation of financial estimates; determination of aggregate expenditure; preparation of records for financial audits and supervision of revenue.
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this post, an applicant must have:
A Diploma in Accounts or part II of the certified public Accounts Examination or their equivalent from a recognized institution.
3 years working experience in a relevant field.
Computer literate.
10. Project Manager 1 Post Ref: HR17/2011
The National Environment Management Authority with the assistance of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is implementing a project aimed at enhancing Regulatory and Information Systems for Integrated Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements.

The main objective of the Project is to assist the country to enhance it ability of addressing global environmental challenges related to land degradation, climate change, biodiversity conservation and chemical management through effective coordinated and integrated implementation of respective multi-lateral environmental agreements.

In view of this, the Authority is recruiting a Project Manager for the project for a period of one year on contract basis.

Reporting to the Director- Environmental Planning & Research Coordination, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;

Manage day-to-day operations of the project and coordinate inputs of local and international experts, consultants, sub-contractors and co-operating partners
Assist in drafting Terms of Reference for National Project components, consultants, experts and their recruitment
Assist providing information on finances , budget and ensure all activities are carried out on time and within budget to achieve the stated outputs
Assist the NEMA in the preparation and submission to UNEP and of regular progress and financial reports
Assist with capturing and incorporating recommendations from PSC meetings into project execution and monitoring and evaluation plan
 
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this post, an applicant must have:
Masters and Bachelor of Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
5 years relevant working experience in project monitoring and evaluation
Those with Bachelors degree in NRM or related field and 10 years experience will also be considered.
Computer literate.

Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/ grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below by 15th November 2011.

Please quote the respective reference number for the position you would like to be considered for on the application letter and envelope.

The Director General
National Environment Management Authority
Popo Road, off Mombasa Road
P.O Box 67839-00200
Nairobi

E-Mail: hr@nema.go.ke
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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