Principal Surveillance Officer- Investigation and Warehouse Management Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
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: 
  • Design a framework for coordinating investigative cases arising out
    of surveillance activities in line with the Departmental guidelines,
    manuals and procedures for products, processes or services
  • Liaise with the Legal Unit and collect data about court cases so as
    to handle court cases expeditiously
  • Collect and analyse and report trends data regarding services and
    products on the market that don’t meet the minimum standards to aid
    decision making.
  • Participate in sensitization of stakeholders about their
    responsibility in relation to standardization.
  • Conduct random and purposive follow up field monitoring checks on
    selected products and provide feedback to stakeholders for purposes of
    improved service delivery.
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the division in line with
    departmental policies and procedures
  • Provide technical support and guidance to all stakeholders in line
    with set standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Principal Surveillance Officer –
    Investigation and Warehouse Management job opportunity should hold a Masters’
    degree in Science or any other related field from a recognized
  • Honours Degree in a science field or any other science related
    qualification from a recognized University/Institution
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution
  • At least eight years’ experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, or
    quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing after
  • 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
  • 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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