10 Fresh Graduate Officer Science Laboratories Job Opportunities –  Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Title:    Officer Science Laboratories (10 Fresh Graduate No Experience Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About URA:

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Officer Science Laboratories will carry out scientific analysis of goods, input-output coefficients and disposals of items in order to enable proper tax assessment


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out scientific analysis of goods to facilitate proper tax assessment
  • Perform risk analysis on specified products in order to conduct scientific analysis
  • Liaise with station heads to draw the samples, study and understand the case details
  • Receive the samples and record in the register and maintain a chain of custody
  • Determine the test parameters and come up with the appropriate method for analysis
  • Consign samples to external laboratories in cases where analysis cannot be carried out internally and also for comparability
  • Prepare samples, carryout analysis and document the results
  • Prepare an interpretation report of the analysis and submit to the line supervisor for review


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Science Laboratories job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or laboratory Science
  • Knowledge of ISO Standard 17025, Guidelines for competence for testing and calibration laboratories, Laboratory Quality manual, Standard operating procedures on disposals & IOCs
  • Knowledge of the Harmonized System code, East African Community Customs Management Act, Tax Investigations Manual, Tax laws and any other related laws
  • The job holder must demonstrate ability of building and working with teams
  • S/he should have good interpersonal skills
  • S/he should have good reporting skills
  • The incumbent should have good communication skills
  • S/he should have demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability and ability to work under pressure and tight schedules
  • The job holder must be person of high level of integrity, quick learner and high sense of judgment


Desirable Requirements

  • Training in ISO17425, Laboratory practices, operation of analytical instruments, scientific data analysis and interpretation, method validation, safety techniques
  • Experience in laboratory analysis and related activities


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 15th May 2021


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