Principal Surveillance Officer – Investigation and Warehouse Management Career Jobs – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)




Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Surveillance
                                       
About US:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Design
    a framework for coordinating investigative cases arising out of
    surveillance activities in line with the Departmental guidelines, manuals
    and procedures for products, processes or services
  • Work
    closely with the Legal Unit and collect data about court cases so as to
    handle court cases expeditiously
  • Collect
    and analyse and report trends data regarding services and products on the
    market that don’t meet the minimum standards to aid decision making.
  • Actively
    participate in sensitization of stakeholders about their responsibility in
    relation to standardization.
  • Conduct random and purposive follow up
    field monitoring checks on selected products and provide feedback to
    stakeholders for purposes of improved service delivery.
  • Prepare
    work plans and budgets for the division in line with departmental policies
    and procedures
  • Provide
    technical support and guidance to all stakeholders in line with set
    standards.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNBS Principal
    Surveillance Officer- Investigation and Ware house Management career
    placement should hold a Masters’
    degree in Science or any other related field from a recognized
    University/Institute
  • Possession
    of an Honours Degree in a science field or any other science
    related qualification from a recognized University/Institution
  • Hold
    a certificate in Investigations and prosecution
  • At
    least eight years’ experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, or quality
    control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing after
    graduation
  • Computer
    literacy skills with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the
    Internet applications
  • High level of integrity and
    professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good teamwork and analytical skills and
    needs to be a
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communicator with good oral
    communication and presentation skills.
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with
attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards
and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact
details of three referees, to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Standard House
Plot 2-12 By-Pass Link, Bweyogerere, Buto
P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 6th April 2017 by
5:00pm

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