Principal Legal Metrologist – Volume and Flow Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
Legal Metrology
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: 
  • Design programs for verification and monitoring of volume and flow
    measuring equipment.
  • Prosecute offenders for violation of Legal Metrology legislation
  • Prepare draft legislations and/or review existing legislations for
    control of product stock and custody transfer measurements.
  • Implement programs designed for control of supervised bodies in line
    with UNBS guidelines
  • Provide technical support to field staff including actual
    verification of complex equipment in line with departmental policies and
  • Perform Pattern Approvals of class D and G as per the set standard
    operating procedures
  • Approve the testing equipment and standards of the authorized test
    laboratories that verify compliance of measuring instrument all over the
  • Offer technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and
    all stakeholders in line with verification requirements.
  • Supervise, monitor and mentor staff in the Division to ensure that
    they handle their assignments professionally and follow the inspectors
    code of conduct as they execute their roles
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the annual, quarterly and
    monthly budget, work plans and targets of all activities to be undertaken
    within the Division
  • Monitor measurement traceability of working standards in line with
    departmental policies and procedures
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
    Principal Legal Metrologist- Volume and Flow job opportunity should hold a
    Masters’ degree in Science or any other related field from a recognized
  • Honours degree in physics, engineering and any other related field.
  • At least eight years of work experience
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and
    deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    and the Internet applications
  • The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and
    professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills.
  • Age: Between 30
    and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply
as per the guidance below;
Please follow the
link, Click Here
  • Use your email address as your registration mail
  • 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
Deadline: 3rd August 2018
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