Principal Legal Metrologist – Weights and Measures Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Legal Metrology
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: 
  • Coordinate, monitor and carry out field surveillance visits to
    ascertain compliance to the weights and measurement requirements in line
    with UNBS standards and departmental policies and procedures
  • Develop and design verification guidelines and checklists to ensure
    that field staff follow set procedures in conducting verification
    exercises as per laws established.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Provide technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and
    all stakeholders in line with verification requirements.
  • Develop and maintain database and inventory of all seized equipment
    in line with UNBS standards
  • Monitor measurement traceability of working standards in line with
    departmental policies and procedures
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Principal Legal Metrologist- Weights and
    Measures job opportunity should hold a 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.
  • At least eight years’ experience
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution as 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.
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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