The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), is established under the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act No. 8 of 1999 (EMCA) as the principal instrument of Government 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.

  • Open Jobs
    1. Chief HR & Administration Officer
    2. Principal Environmental Research Officer
    3. Senior Systems Analyst
    4. Senior Civil Engineer
    5. ICT Officer
    6. Accountant
    7. Procurement Assistant
    8. Motorcycle Rider

Chief HR & Administration Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   Human Resources / HR

Vacancy Reference: RN0001

Job Responsibilities

  • Participating in formulation and review of human resource management policies, regulations and guidelines;
  • Coordinating human resource services in areas such as appointment, promotion, payroll management, discipline, pension, establishment and compliment control;
  • Implementing human resource management policies, strategies and programmes;
  • Administering staff remuneration, Benefits and welfare programs aimed at raising staff morale, increasing productivity and enhancing organizational effectiveness;
  • Implementing an effective human resource management information system for monitoring, tracking and evaluating employees’ activities, medical expenses, pension and welfare programs;
  • Ensuring resolution of employee grievances and disciplinary cases in a timely manner;
  • Ensuring correct interpretation and implementation of human resource management and development regulations, labour laws and other statues;
  • Analyzing staff progression and making proposals for career development and succession management;
  • Managing recruitment and selection process in the Authority to ensure timely filling of vacant positions within the approved establishment;
  • Coordinating design and formulation of staff development and training programmes that ensure the Authority remain skilled and competent;
  • Preparing and compiling reports on the implementation of performance management systems including performance appraisal systems;
  • Participating in human resource planning;
  • Ensuring proper accommodation of staff within the Authority;
  • Coordinate preparation of human resource and administration annual budget, procurement plan, performance contract and work plan;
  • Appraising, Supervising & developing staff working under him/her.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- HRM/Development/Industrial Relations,Personnel Management,Public Administration,Business Administration, Social Science or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/Development, Industrial Relations or the equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Current membership certificate from Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) or another relevant professional body;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • At least Ten (10) years’ working experience in Human Resource Management field, three (3) of which must be at a senior level;
    Counselling and Problem Solving skills.
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability;
  • Excellent communication, report writing and interpersonal skills
  • Good exposure to understanding of computerized HR Information Systems

Principal Environmental Research Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldResearch / Data Analysis

Vacancy Reference: RN0002

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparing of State of Environment Reports (SOEs);
  • Supporting Development of County Environment Action Plan (CEAP) and National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP);
  • Interpreting and presenting environmental information/data;
  • Working with stakeholders on relevant environment research areas;
  • Developing research strategies;
  • Compiling statistical information for action;
  • Interpreting and implementing environment research findings;
  • Assessing compliance with EMCA regulations;
  • Designing programmes for rehabilitation of degraded sites;
  • Researching on emerging global environmental issues;
  • Supporting data collection and data base development for supporting proposals for grants and donor funded projects;
  • Appraising, Supervising & developing staff working under him/her.

Job Requirements

  • Geo-informatics,Statistics,Environmental Management,Biometrics,Geo-Information science or any othet relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines;Economics,Statistics,Environmental Sciences,Geology,Hydrology,Quantity Survey,Photogrammetry,Remote Sensing,Geography,Forestry,Meteorology,Aerial Photography,Computer Science,
    Environmental Management, Biometrics,Geo-Information science or any other relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Economics,Statistics,Environmental Sciences,Geology,Quantity Survey,Photogrammetry,Remote Sensing,Geography,Forestry,Meteorology,Aerial Photography,Computer Science,Geo-informatics,Statistics
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Knowledge in relevant computer applications
  • Nine (9) years’experience in the environment field;
  • Demonstrated professional ability,initiative and competence in environmental research.

Senior Systems Analyst

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldICT / Computer

Vacancy Reference: RN0003

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing overall responsibility for system analysis, design and programme specifications;
  • Formulating and enforcing ICT policies, procedures and systems;
  • Design, develop, implement and maintain databases and Information systems in the Authority;
  • Ensuring timely implementation and effective maintenance of systems;
  • Preparing progress reports of the ICT equipment maintenance;
  • Evaluating and recommending on the suitability of ICT equipment;
  • Providing technical support services for users as well as training computer/system users;
  • Designing Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);
  • Coordinating and developing specifications, selection and evaluation of the Authority’s ICT requirement;
  • Appraising, Supervising & developing staff working under him/her.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in Information Communication Technology from recognised Institution
    Certificate in any of the following field:- MCSE/MCITP ( Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer/ Microsoft Certified IT Professional) or CCNA/N+ (Cisco Certified Network Associates/ Network+)
  • Knowledge in Web Development and Database administration/Management
  • Six (6) years’ in ICT field;
  • Demostrated professional ability , initiative and competence in organizing and directing work;

Senior Civil Engineer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical

Vacancy Reference: RN0004

Job Responsibilities

  • Inspection of commercial and residential development sites for compliance with environmental laws and regulations;
  • Ensuring adequacy of designs submitted as addendum to applications for licensing under Environmental Management and
  • Coordination Act (EMCA) cap 387 regulations
  • Attending to civil engineering compliance and enforcement issues addressed to the Authority from lead agencies and advice the
  • Director Compliance and Enforcement accordingly.
  • Assisting procurement section with necessary support for tendering process in respect of civil engineering contracts.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (Bsc) Degree in Civil Engineering, or any other related field from a recognised institution.
  • Knowledge in Computer Applications.
  • Working experience in the field of civil engineering for at least three (3) years will be an added advantage.

ICT Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldICT / Computer

Vacancy Reference: RN0005

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyzing, designing, coding, testing, implementing computer programs and providing user support;
  • Maintaining support systems and training of users;
  • Assisting in selection and disposal of redundant ICT equipment;
  • Developing systems documentation and user manuals;
  • Receiving, installing and certifying of Information Communication Technology equipment;
  • Configuring of new Information Communication Technology equipment.
  • Repairing and maintaining of Information Communication technology equipment and associated peripherals;

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in ICT from a recognised institution
  • Certification in Networks (e.g CCNA, CCNP) or Microsoft Certification (e.g Microsoft Certified Professional) will be an added advantage
  • A Certificate in the following field:- MCSE/MCITP (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer/ Microsoft Certified IT Professional) or CCNA/N+ (Cisco Certified Netwok Associate/Network+)
  • Minimum 4 Years relevant experience in a busy organization


  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit

Vacancy Reference: RN0006
Closing Date: 19/03/2018

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparing, validating vouchers and accounting documents in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
  • Signing payment vouchers;
  • Undertaking the duties of a cashier;
  • Doing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing and posting of journals;
  • Preparing of accounting reports;
  • Commitment of funds and monitoring expenditure trends;

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognised institution
  • Completed part II of the Certified Public Accountants Exam (CPA II)
  • Computer literacy in Accounting packages
  • 3 years relevant working experience

Procurement Assistant

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationDiploma   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

Vacancy Reference: RN0007

Job Responsibilities

  • Updating the stores /stocks cards;
  • checking the stationery issues against requisition made;
  • Preparing stores requisitions for the items which have reached their minimum stock levels;
  • Ensuring the quality of goods delivered by suppliers are of the right/required quality;
  • Delivering stores to other departments/divisions;
  • Distributing quotations requests;
  • Conducting market research and surveys
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual procurement plans and periodic and annual supply chain reports.

Job Requirements

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;
  • Knowlege in computer applications
  • 3 years experience in a purchasing and supplies management field

Motorcycle Rider

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationKCSE
  • Experience4 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldTransportation and Driving

REF: RN0008
Closing Date: 19/03/2018

Job Responsibilities

  • Collection and dispatch of mail;
  • Cycle in a responsible manner that does not endanger other road users or pedestrians and observing speed limits and Highway Code
  • Taking good care of the motorcycle assigned; keeping it clean; and ensuring that tyre pressure, fuel, oil, water and all other fluids are topped-up at all times;
  • Maintaining a work ticket;
  • Reporting any defects, accidents or breakdowns;
  • Checking that the motorcycle’s Insurance Cover is up to date;
  • Making sure that the service and maintenance schedule is adhered to;
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • KCSE Certificate minimum grade D (plain) or it’s equivalent.
  • Clean driving licence Class FG free from any endorsements.
  • First Aid Certificate of not less than one (1) week from St. Johns or KIBHT or a recognised institution.
  • Four (4) years’ relevant experience.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

How to apply

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  • Chief HR & Administration Officer
  • Principal Environmental Research Officer
  • Senior Systems Analyst
  • Senior Civil Engineer
  • ICT Officer
  • Accountant
  • Procurement Assistant
  • Motorcycle Rider