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Senior Risk Officer Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Job Title:     Senior Risk Officer 

Organisation: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Internal Auditor


About US:

The National Environment Management Authority (hereinafter called “NEMA”) was established under the National Environment Act, Cap.153 in May 1995 and continued under the National Environment Act No.5 of 2019 as the principal agency for environment management in Uganda charged with regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities relating to the environment.


Job Summary: The Senior Risk Officer will support effective management of the risk function of the Authority


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of Work Plans, Budgets and prepare timely reports for the unit
  • Review the Authority’s significant business processes including the financial and accounting systems in different departments and sections of the Authority;
  • Carry out the audits and appropriate investigations in the Authority and provide technical guidance and support;
  • Carry out risk checks on financial, operational performance and assets of the Authority
  • Compile Risk data and information to support preparation of the final Internal Audit reports
  • Suggest areas for improvement of the Authority’s internal control systems to mitigate risks
  • Perform any other official tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of Business Administration (Accounting Option); Commerce (Accounting Option) or Accounting and Finance;
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • Full Professional qualifications of ACCA or CPA
  • Full membership to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda
  • Should have a minimum of three (3) years post qualification professional relevant working experience in Accounting or Auditing in a public institution.
  • Must have hands on experience with accounting packages such as Sun systems, GoU IFMIS, Navision Financials or Pastel.
  • Leadership, team building and supervision skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Financial and human resource management skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Resource Mobilization skills
  • Risk Management skills
  • Command of excellent Information Communication Technology skills
  • Planning and organization skills


How to Apply:

Staff of Uganda Police Force, Uganda People’s Defense Forces, Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Intelligence Services who have requisite requirements for the positions of Manager Environment Protection Force, Principal Environment Intelligence Officer, Principal Investigations Officer and Environment Protection Officer may respond to this Internal Advert for only the said positions subject to their internal clearance processes as appropriate.


Potential candidates should download an application form, Download Here, and fill the form and attach “O” and “A” level certificates, Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree Transcripts and Certificates, Professional certificates where applicable and Employment letters in one pdf file named: “Position-Name of Applicant”.


The one pdf file should be submitted to


Applications not in one pdf file and those arriving after closing time will not be considered.


Applicants are allowed to apply for not more than two posts. Those who applied for the re-advertised jobs, need not to reapply except if they have now acquired requisite qualifications.


Deadline: 16th April 2023


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