Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Surveillance Officer Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal Surveillance Officer 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 Surveillance Officer- Investigation and Warehouse Management

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

  • Design a framework for coordinating investigative cases arising out of surveillance
    activities in line with the Departmental guidelines, manuals and procedures for
    products, processes or services
  • Liaise with the Legal Unit and collect data about court cases so as to handle court
    cases expeditiously
  • Collect and analyse and report trends data regarding services and products on the
    market that don’t meet the minimum standards to aid decision making.
  • Participate in sensitization of stakeholders about their responsibility in relation to
    standardization.
  • Conduct random and purposive follow up field monitoring checks on selected
    products and provide feedback to stakeholders for purposes of improved service
    delivery.
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the division in line with departmental policies
    and procedures
  • Provide technical support and guidance to all stakeholders in line with set
    standards.

    Qualifications
  • Should possess a Masters’ degree in Science or any other related field from a
    recognized University/Institute
  • Honours Degree in a science field or any other science related qualification from a
    recognized University/Institution
  • Certificate in
    Investigations and prosecution
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, or quality control,
    Standards Development or Laboratory Testing after graduation
  • 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
    process
  • 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 Surveillance Officer Jobs

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