Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Analysts Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Analysts 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;

  • Senior Analyst

    Reporting to the Principal Analyst, the successful candidate shall be required to
    perform the following duties;

  • Develop test methods, provide technical guidance and perform laboratory analysis
    to ensure accurate and timely test results in line with the laboratory objectives.
  • Initiate and develop appropriate test methods and procedures
  • Carry out none routine tests on samples received for the first time and any other
    complex tests
  • Conduct and participate in research relevant to standards development and
    document the latest methods and technology in testing to be adopted by UNBS
  • Develop a system for proper storage and control of information, records, and
    documents use.
  • Manage the proficiency testing provision.
  • Verify and interpret test results by other Analysts to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor, maintain and administer the stock control and analyze cost system
    functions for the Laboratory
  • Provide technical guidance in the management of the Laboratory in consultation
    with the Head of Laboratory
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly reports for the activities handled by the
    laboratory

    Qualifications
  • Should possess a Post Graduate qualification in Food Science or Chemistry from a
    recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in Food Science or Chemistry or any other food/Chemistry related
    field.
  • Should have completed approved competence development training in ISO 17025
  • Minimum of
    5 years’ experience, 3 years of which at Officer level
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and deliver results
    efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Experience of working in a recognized Microbiology or Chemistry Laboratory will be
    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
    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 - Senior Analysts Jobs

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