Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Legal Metrologist Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Legal Metrologist 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 Legal Metrologist- Volume and Flow

    Reporting to the Manager Legal Metrology, the successful candidate shall be required to
    perform the following duties;

  • Design programs for verification and monitoring of volume and flow measuring
  • Prosecute offenders for violation of Legal Metrology legislation
  • Prepare draft legislations and/or review existing legislations for control of product
    stock and custody transfer measurements.
  • Implement programs designed for control of supervised bodies in line with UNBS
  • Provide technical support to field staff including actual verification of complex
    equipment in line with departmental policies and procedures
  • Perform Pattern Approvals of class D and G as per the set standard operating
  • Approve the testing equipment and standards of the authorized test laboratories
    that verify compliance of measuring instrument all over the country.
  • Provide technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and all
    stakeholders in line with verification requirements.
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor staff in the Division to ensure that they handle their
    assignments professionally and follow the inspectors code of conduct as they
    execute their roles
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual, quarterly and monthly
    budget, work plans and targets of all activities to be undertaken within the Division
  • Monitor measurement traceability of working standards in line with departmental
    policies and

  • Should possess a Masters’ degree in Science or any other related field from a
    recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in physics, engineering and any other related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution as an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the
    Internet applications
  • 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 Legal Metrologist Jobs

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