Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Inspector Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Inspector Jobs

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.

UNBS is looking for highly motivated candidates, result-oriented and qualified professionals with integrity for employment on a three-year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance to fill the posts below;

  • Principal Inspector – Data and Information

    Reporting to the Manager Imports Inspection, the successful candidate shall be required to
    perform the following duties;

  • Develop annual, quarterly and monthly budget, work plans, procurement plans and
    targets of all activities to be undertaken within the Division
  • Supervise, monitor and control the division staff to ensure that all data generated
    from the imports inspection activities is properly managed while regularly reviewing
    their performance during performance review meetings and annual performance
  • Undertake data sourcing, compilation, analysis and disseminate information related
    to imports inspection internally and externally whenever required for policy
  • Develop and maintain an effective management information system in line with ISO
    9001; ISO 17020 and ISO 19011
  • Provide technical information, guidance and support to all internal and external
  • Manage and coordinate the automation of departmental systems to match URA
    Customs and other key partner systems and take lead in the implementation of
    system upgrade in comparison with URA systems and any other systems used in
    the customs clearance processes (ePortal, Asycuda World, Electronic Single Window
    etc) so as to match the departments performance to its stakeholder services
  • Audit the departmental monthly inspection reports against information in the
    system at the different stations to guide and form a basis for policy and framework
    improvement in relation to imports inspection
  • Devise an information control and retrieval system of the imports inspection
    department so as to manage information dissemination
  • Benchmark operations of key relevant stakeholders, like URA/statutory bodies in
    the region and the EAC, among many so as to continuously improve the information
    generation of the department in relation to imports inspection
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly
    and annual reports on activities of the Division

  • Possession of Master Degree in Computer Science or Informatics, information
    science, software engineering and strong database knowledge from a recognized
  • Possession of Honours degree in either ICT, Information Technology, Information
    Systems or Electrical and electronics Engineering from a recognized
  • Must have at least 8 years of accumulated experience in database and
    information management in a regulatory institution or related organisation
  • Must have broad knowledge of the legislative, strategic and operational
    framework of Uganda National Bureau of Standards
  • Must be experienced in database design, development and management using
    mysql, oracle, etc
  • Must have well developed interpersonal relationship skills
  • Working knowledge of customs and imports clearance procedures will be an
    added advantage
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years

    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

  • Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply online
  • 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 disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Apply by 17th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Inspector Jobs

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