Senior Certification Officer – Systems and Services Job Careers – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Certification 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: 
·        
Prepare
and maintain audit schedules for initial certification, surveillance and
re-certification evaluation of certification clients;
·        
Review
and evaluate certification applications and reports
·        
Plan,
prepare and conduct pre-certification and initial evaluation of customer’s products,
services, production and production   quality
control processes at customer’s
facility
·        
Conduct
evaluation follow up & reporting on implementation of certification
evaluation outcomes
·        
Prepare
client files for submission to Evaluation Committee or Reviewers for
certification approval
·        
Acquire
market samples of certified products, submit to laboratory then analyze and interpret
results to clients
·        
Provide
technical support and guidance to all stakeholders in line with certification
requirements.
·        
Prepare
annual, quarterly and monthly budget, workplans and targets of all activities
to be undertaken within the Division



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the UNBS Senior Certification Officer – Systems and Services job
opportunity should hold a post graduate qualification in Food, Nutrition or
Chemistry or any related field from a recognized University/Institution
·        
Possession
of Honours degree in food science, Nutrition or Chemistry or related fields
from a recognized University/Institution
·        
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 areas
·        
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
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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