Senior Standards Officer – Engineering Division Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:    Senior
Standards Officer – Engineering Division

Organization: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Standards Officer


About US:

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. 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. The mandate of UNBS is
to develop, promote and enforce national standards in order to enhance
competitiveness of Ugandan products, promote fair trade and protect consumers
and the environment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Principal Standards
Officer, the successful candidate shall be required to perform the following

Provide technical and scientific support to technical
staff in formulating standards including supervising standards officers

Plan standards development activities in specific areas to
ensure effectiveness and efficiency in operations

Develop a mechanism to monitor the implementation of
standard operating procedures by Standards Officers in the area of Engineering

Develop key priority sector standards in line with the
UNBS strategic plan

Prepare reports, work plans and reviewing new work item
proposals to determine their relevance and completeness.

Develop tools for supervision and analysis of country data
on Engineering for purposes of standardization

Provide support and supervise standards officers in
formulating standards

Participate in the formulation of national, regional and
international standards together with national delegates

Participate in the regional and international standards
development process together with the national delegations to defend Uganda’s


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Uganda National Bureau of Standards
(UNBS) Senior Standards Officer- Engineering Division job career must hold a
Post Graduate qualification in Engineering or any other related field from a
recognized University/Institute

Honours Degree in Engineering from a recognized

At least five years of experience in Standards, Quality
Assurance, or quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing
after graduation

Training in ISO 9001 is an added advantage

Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to
multi-task and deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision

Proven people leadership and functional management
competencies with hands-on skills in Risk Management and internal controls in
the functional areas

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:

candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here



Use your email address for 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 received

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of
recruitment and review process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 24th August 2020 by 5.00pm.


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