2 Senior Surveillance Officer Job Placements – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Surveillance Officer
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: 
  • Plan, provide technical support and supervise market surveillance
    activities throughout the country to ensure that substandard and expired
    products are reduced in line with UNBS policies and procedures.
  • Carry out factory inspections to ensure that manufacturing processes
    and products conform to the requirements of national standards.
  • Develop and coordinate collaborative frameworks with other
    regulatory agencies/ institutions in enforcement of mandatory standards in
    line with UNBS policies and procedures.
  • Document consumer complaints related to non-compliance to mandatory
    standard requirements to guide management in decision making and trust
    building with the traders and other stakeholders.
  • Provide technical advisory information to industries and UNBS
    clientele for quality improvements
  • Develop annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, budget and reports
    of all activities within the Division.
  • Coordinate staff performance of all staff in the section and ensure
    that targets, plans and outputs are achieved within schedules and budgets
    and regularly review their performance during performance review meetings
    and annual performance appraisal.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior Surveillance Officer job
    opportunity should hold a post graduate qualification in a science field
    from a recognized University/Institution
  • Possession of Honours degree in a science field from a recognized
  • A minimum of five years of prior experience in Standards, Quality
    Assurance, or quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing
  • Should have completed the approved competence development training
    in Certification
  • Training in ISO 9001 is an added advantage
  • Proven people leadership and functional management competencies with
    hands-on skills in Risk Management and internal controls in the functional
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and deliver
    results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Deadline: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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