Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Surveillance Officer Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior 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;

  • Senior Surveillance Officer

    Reporting to the Principal Surveillance Officer, the successful candidate shall be required to perform the following duties;
  • Plan, provide technical support and supervise market surveillance activities
    throughout the country to ensure that substandard and expired products are
    reduced in line with UNBS policies and procedures.
  • Carry out factory inspections to ensure that manufacturing processes and products
    conform to the requirements of national standards.
  • Develop and coordinate collaborative frameworks with other regulatory agencies/
    institutions in enforcement of mandatory standards in line with UNBS policies and
  • Document consumer complaints related to non-compliance to mandatory standard
    requirements to guide management in decision making and trust building with the
    traders and other stakeholders.
  • Provide technical advisory information to industries and UNBS clientele for quality
  • Develop annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, budget and reports of all
    activities within the Division.
  • Coordinate staff performance of all staff in the section and ensure that targets,
    plans and outputs are achieved within schedules and budgets and regularly review
    their performance during performance review meetings and annual performance

  • Possession of at least a post graduate qualification in a science field from a
    recognized University/Institution
  • Possession of Honours degree in
    a science field from a recognized
  • Must have at least 5 years of prior experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, or
    quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing
  • Should have completed the approved competence development training in
  • Training in ISO 9001 is an added advantage
  • Proven people leadership and functional management competencies with hands-on
    skills in Risk Management and internal controls in the functional areas
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and deliver results
    efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years

    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 - Senior Surveillance Officer Jobs

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