Employer: Ministry of Environment
    Posted: 17 January 2018
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    Job Description

    •Prepare plans, guidelines & procedures for safe management of chemicals & hazardous substances including movement, containerization, storage, identification, record keeping, & emergency response &/or disposing of hazardous waste;
    •Monitor activities pertaining to the installation or construction of pollution source & control facilities to ensure compliance with the National Emission Standards for Source Specific Air Pollutants, National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Effluent Discharge, & report monitoring results.
    •Monitor the general use of chemicals, with particular attention on those listed under the provisions of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA);
    •Monitor the importation or distribution of chemicals and the generation of solid and hazardous wastes;
    •Make follow ups and ensure that hazardous wastes Treatment Storage & Disposal (TSD) facilities are properly operated & maintained;
    • Ensure that Pollution and waste Management is captured in national strategies and plans
    • Coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, and renewable energy
    •Provide policy orientation or information, at all levels on pollution control, waste management and recycling technologies
    •Provide strategic technical advice on matters related to the proper management of waste and pollution
    •Assess the reports produced by various partners on environmental degradation and provide comments to the Ministry’s Authorities
    •Follow up and advice on the smooth implementation of regional and international conventions signed and ratified by Rwandan Government in relation to the pollution control and waste management
    •Propose key action in Elaboration of Annual Actions Plans, Budgets and reports for the area of waste and pollution
    •Provide advice to the management on global issues related to chemical safety rules and waste management procedures
    •Ensure coordination and follow up of strategic actions and initiatives related to the sustainable environment management

    Job Profile

    A0 in natural sciences, environmental sciences, rural engineering with 3 years of working experience or Master’s degree in natural sciences, environmental sciences, rural engineering

    Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

    - Negotiation & influencing skills
    - Planning and organisation skills
    - Communication, reporting and writing skills
    - Interpersonal and team working skills
    - Spoken and written English and Swahili skills
    - Understanding Rwanda’s environment system
    - knowledge in international standards of environment.

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