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Posted: 08 May 2017 12:14
Deadline: 19 May 2017
Category: Administrative
Location: Africa , Uganda , Kampala
Employment: Full-Time
Experience: From 10 year(s)
Education: Masters
Salary: Negotiable
About Company: The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS.
Phone: +256-414-505995
Contact name: n/a
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The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in science or other science related qualification, or law from a recognized University/Institution. Those with Masters Degrees in other fields other than Sciences MUST have an honours first degree in science
Possession of Honours degree in either Chemistry, Biology, Food science, Food Technology, Engineering or any other science related qualification from a recognized University/Institution
At least ten (10) years’ experience, five (5) years of which are at a senior Officer level in a reputable organization
Significant experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, Metrology and Laboratory Testing areas and Quality Management Systems will be an added advantage.
Working knowledge of law enforcement activities.
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet applications among others.
Develop strategic plan for the department which will enable UNBS realize its mandate
Develop mechanism of supervising market surveillance activities throughout the country to ensure that substandard and expired products are reduced in line with UNBS policies and procedures.
The jobholder will develop mechanisms for carrying 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 procedures.
The incumbent will develop procedures and guidelines on how to handle consumer complaints related to noncompliance to mandatory standard requirements
Provide technical advisory information to industries and UNBS clientele for quality improvements
Prepare an annual budget and work plan for the Department based on the Strategic Plan and available resources in enforcement of standards.
Schedule meetings and stakeholder engagement to coordinate surveillance activities
Develop strategic relationships with other regulators and development partners to supplement the compliance activities of UNBS.
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