Develop and implement Marine and Wetland policies, plans, and strategies.
Ensure the sustainable utilization and conservation of coastal, marine, and freshwater resources.
Oversee the implementation of relevant Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs).
Coordinate the development and implementation of a National Wetlands Policy.
Harmonize the conservation and management activities of CMF, including those of lead agencies, private sector, NGOs, and communities.
Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to monitor and take inventory of aquatic ecosystems for proper management and prevent pollution.
Coordinate NEMA’s participation in shared aquatic ecosystem processes.
Implement the department’s strategic plan and realize its objectives.
Ensure accountability, prudent management of resources, and compliance with good governance, transparency, and ethics.
Supervise, guide, and develop staff working under him or her.
Bachelor’s degree in Aquatic Sciences (fresh water), Wetlands Management, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Management, or any relevant field from a recognized institution.
Master’s degree in Aquatic Sciences (fresh water), Limnology, Wetlands Management, Conservation Biology, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Management in aquatic ecosystems, Coastal Zone Management, or any relevant field from a recognized institution.
A minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience and at least 4 years in a management role in the Public Service or Private Sector.
Completed a leadership course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution.
Proficient in computer applications.
Good communication skills.
Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.