2 Senior Analyst – Microbiology and Chemistry Job Placements – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Analyst
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop test methods, provide technical guidance and perform
    laboratory analysis to ensure accurate and timely test results in line
    with the laboratory objectives.
  • Initiate and develop appropriate test methods and procedures
  • Carry out none routine tests on samples received for the first time
    and any other complex tests
  • Conduct and participate in research relevant to standards
    development and document the latest methods and technology in testing to
    be adopted by UNBS
  • Develop a system for proper storage and control of information,
    records, and documents use.
  • Manage the proficiency testing provision.
  • Verify and interpret test results by other Analysts to ensure
    accuracy
  • Monitor, maintain and administer the stock control and analyze cost
    system functions for the Laboratory
  • Provide technical guidance in the management of the Laboratory in
    consultation with the Head of Laboratory
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly reports for the activities
    handled by the laboratory



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior Analyst – Microbiology and
    Chemistry job opportunity should hold a Post Graduate qualification in
    Food Science or Chemistry from a recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in Food Science or Chemistry or any other
    food/Chemistry related field.
  • Should have completed approved competence development training in
    ISO 17025
  • At least five years’ experience, 3 years of which at Officer level
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and
    deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Experience of working in a recognized Microbiology or Chemistry
    Laboratory will be an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    and the Internet applications
  • The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
    Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team
    player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and
    presentation skills.
  • Age: Between 30
    and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
below;
  • 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
NB:
  • 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: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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