2 Senior Legal Metrologist Job Careers – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:    Senior Legal Metrologist (2
Jobs) – Volume and Flow and 1 for Weights and Measures)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Principal
Legal Metrologist

About US:

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. 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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and monitor implementation of programs for the verification
    of weights and measures or volume and flow.
  • Monitor the measurement traceability of working standards of the section.
  • Provide direction and guidance to Legal Metrologists in verification
    of weights and measures or volume and flow activities
  • Prepare investigations for filing with the Resident State Attorney
  • Provide technical support, sensitization and guidance to traders and all stakeholders in line
    with verification requirements.
  • Develop and maintain data base for all verifiable weights and
    measures or volume and flow activities.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior Legal Metrologist job opportunity
    should hold a post graduate qualification in Physics or Mechanical
    Engineering or any other engineering qualification from a recognized
  • Possession of Honours degree in Physics or Mechanical Engineering
    from a recognized University/Institution
  • Must have at least 5 years of prior experience in Standards, Quality
    Assurance, or quality control, Standards Development or Laboratory Testing
  • Certificate in Investigations and prosecution as an added advantage
  • Training in ISO 9001 is an added advantage
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and
    deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and
    professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs
    to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral
    communication and presentation skills.
  • Age: Between 30
    and 45 years

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance

  • Please follow the link thus; 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


  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be

Deadline: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm

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