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Position Details: EBFO

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 2

Description:

Main Responsibilities

  • The job holder will be responsible for the implementation of the Environmental Compliance schedule and the Biodiversity strategy and Action plan. 
  • Participate in local awareness and education activities about Environment & Biodiversity.
  •  Prepare environment & biodiversity materials for stakeholder consultation meetings.
  •  Enforce measures to minimize/ prevent risks and negative impact to the environment and the wildlife.
  •  Participate in Environment & Biodiversity audits and inspections as required.
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of the Company’s work program based on ISO 14001. 
  • Participate in responding to correspondences regarding Environmental protection and performance.
  •  Ensure compliance the relevant statutory requirements and the Company’s Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Standards. 
  • Ensure Contractors comply to their contractual obligations and the regulatory approved certificates. 
  • Follow up and ensure Environment & Biodiversity related grievances are resolved quickly and transparently

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Management, Botany, Zoology or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience in managing Environment compliance /Biodiversity projects in an operational environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of  Uganda’s environmental legislation and IFC performance standards
  • Good understanding of ISO14001
  • Excellent communication ,negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Good report writing and analytical skills
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of the local languages (Lugungu, Lunyoro, Alur, Acholi) is an added advantage

Deadline is Friday 23rd June 2017

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