Jobs at Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title: Legal Metrologist
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Legal Metrologist will be responsible for assisting in development and monitoring   policy, procedures and other guidelines for the execution of  legal metrology, so as to identify and recommend what needs to be  improved.
  • Coordinate and execute and monitor the traceability of working standards in line with the departmental policies and procedures
  • Develop programs and maintain data base for verification exercises in line with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Conduct sensitisation for traders and general members of the public on matters   of weights and measures.
  • Check for validity of the weights, and to ascertain that the instruments/ equipment read accurate values
  • Conduct as scheduled, inspections in shops and other places of commerce so as to ascertain that the pre-package goods being sold are packed in accurate values, and perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervising officer.
  • Compile and submit annual, monthly and weekly work plans to the Manager, legal metrology
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The successful candidate shall hold an honours degree in the fields of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Physics from a recognized institution
  • Highly computer literate with emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the use of Internet.
  • At least two years’ relevant experience in a reputable organisation
  • The successful candidate needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.
Age: Less than 35 years
How to apply for the job:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact details of three referees, to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Friday 11th July 2014 by 5:00 PM


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