Principal Legal Meteorologist – Prepackage Control – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
Legal Metrology
About US:
The Ministry of
Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Uganda National Bureau of
Standards (UNBS) are under taking the Fuel Marking and Quality Monitoring
Program (FMP) to monitor the importation and trade of Petroleum of products by
preventing adulteration, dilution, contamination and smuggling thereby
safeguarding consumers and the environment in addition to enhancing Uganda’s
National revenue collections. The program is run as a cooperative arrangement
under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed by the two
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of Pre-package Control
  • Monitor measurement traceability of working standards in line with
    departmental policies and procedures
  • Sensitize Manufacturers and Importers concerning pre-package
    requirements in line with set standards and guidelines
  • Prepare draft legislations and/or review existing legislations for
    control of prepackaged goods.
  • Prosecute offenders under the weights and measures Act.
  • Develop and maintain data base for the samples tested in line with
    departmental policies and procedures
  • Provide technical support to field staff, supervise, monitor and
    mentor staff in the Division to ensure that they handle their assignments
    professionally and follow the inspectors code of conduct as they execute
    their roles
  • Provide technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and
    all stakeholders in line with prepackage control requirements.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual, quarterly and
    monthly budget, work plans and targets of all activities to be undertaken
    within the Division
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Masters’  degree in Science or any other related
    field from a recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in physics, engineering and any other related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and
    deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    and the Internet applications
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution will be an added
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated,
    copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab
    for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be received
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment
    and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Deadline: 8th February 2019 by 5:00pm
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