Deputy Director Environmental Education, Information & Awareness at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

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  • Company: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), is established under the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act No. 8 of 1999 (EMCA) as the principlal instrument of Goverment for the implementation of all policies relating to environment . EMCA 1999 was enacted against a backdrop of 78 sectoral laws dealing with various components of the environment, the deteriorating state of Kenya’s environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, the combined effect of which negatively impacted on the environment. The supreme objective underlying the enactment of EMCA 1999 was to bring harmony in the management of the country’s environment.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibility

  • Facilitating Environmental Education
  • Enhancing public awareness and Information on environmental issues
  • Mobilizing the public to participate in environmental conservation and management
  • Coordinating Development of Environmental Content for publicity materials
  • Collation and dissemination of environmental information
  • Publication of Articles
  • Establishment of National Information and Documentation Centres
  • Promoting Best Environmental practices
  • Coordinating establishment and operationalization of Demonstration Centres
  • Spearheading preparation and participation of the Authority in selected international and national environmental days and events
  • Promoting partnerships with relevant stakeholders in environmental management and conservation
  • Coordinating environmentaql education awareness programmes
  • Coordinating curriculum development on environmental matters for capacity building
  • Monitoring and evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programmes
  • Enhancing compliance promotion in industry
  • Promoting natural resource management
  • Implementing environmental Award schemes
  • Enhancing capacity of Ministries, Departments, Agencies and Counties on environmental sustainability
  • Enhancing capacity of NEMA staff and lead agencies on Basic Enforcement Course (BEC)/Principles of compliance and enforcement
  • Managing environmental information and demonstration centers
  • Coordinating academic visits by the public to enhance environmental management
  • Coordinating implementation of relevant Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs)
Job Requirements

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields; Environmental Education, Environmental Sciences; Education, Natural Resources Management; Sociology, Community Development, or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Masters Degree in any of the following field: Env. Education, Env. Law. Env. Policy; Education; Env. Education, Env. Sciences; Natural Resources Management; Sociology, Community Development,development studies or any other relevant qualification
  • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience in environmental field and at least four (4) years in management role in the Public Service or Private Sector
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  • Good communication skills
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in the work performance and results
  • Planning & Coordination skills

Method of Application

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