Senior Inspector- Compliance and Quality Assurance Job Placement - Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Imports Inspection

About US:
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: 
  • Carry out periodic internal reviews or system audits to ensure that compliance procedures are followed (ePortal; eSW; Asycuda World use and other e-systems in use within the department)
  • Conduct internal investigation of compliance issues using the departmental systems
  • In charge of the development, implementation and maintenance of all systems that support an efficient imports inspection regime
  • Assess product compliance and operational risks and develop risk management strategies
  • Ensure integration of systems to support the departmental quality management system
  • The incumbent will receive, record and submit samples to Testing Department and also establish and maintain a clear routing mechanisms
  • Manage sample coding activities so as to ease sample identification and preserve sample integrity
  • Follow-up on submitted samples and receive test results for onward submission to the supervisor
  • Conduct monthly auditing of imports inspection reports against information in the system at different stations and provide monthly performance reports per station (contrast against total imports from URA data)
  • Maintain and update records on sample routing related information
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports on the operations of the office

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior Inspector- Compliance and Quality Assurance job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree or post graduate qualification and Honours Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food science, Food Technology, Engineering or any other science related qualification from a recognized University/Institution
  • Computer literacy skills with key competencies in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet applications.
  • At least five years’ experience in Standards, Quality Assurance, or quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing after graduation
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills.

How to Apply:
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,
Bweyogerere Industrial Park,
Plot 2-12 Kyaliwajala Road,
P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 17th June 2016 by 5:00pm

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