80 Fresher Standards Officer Job Opportunities – 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.
Job Summary:  The Standards Officers will mainly provide
standardization activities to UNBS stakeholders and the successful candidates
shall be required to perform the following duties;
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, implement and enforce National Standards as guided by UNBS
    Act, regulations and procedures
  • Offer technical and scientific input in the planning and operations
    of UNBS standardization programmes
  • Conduct stakeholder analysis and incorporate requirements in the
    work programmes in consultation with the supervisors
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Conduct any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors or

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Standards Officer job opportunity should
    hold an Honours Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food science, Food
    Technology, Engineering or any other science related qualifications from
    recognized University/Institutions
  • A minimum of two years of post-graduation experience
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    and Internet applications
  • The successful candidates need to be team players, excellent
    communicators with good oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Age: Between 25
    and 35 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
  • 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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