Senior Internal Auditor – Technical Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:    Senior Internal Auditor –

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Manager

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: 

  • Qualitatively document the degree to which the procedures and
    processes specified in the approved standard operating procedures,
    operating manuals and quality manuals are being implemented by the Bureau.
  • Continuously and periodically assess the real time implementation of
    an activity or activities to determine conformance to established
    procedures and protocols.
  • Schedule and carry out conformance audits to defined system
    requirements to which UNBS accredits to e.g. ISO 17020 and ISO 17065, ISO
    17025, ISO 17021 etc
  • Carry out readiness reviews for procedures, personnel, equipment and
    facilities to perform the technical activities planned by the Bureau
  • Review operational programs and reporting requirements and ascertain
    that results are in tandem with UNBS’ set goals and objectives;
  • Carry out system audits that include multiple processes confined          to specific
  • Departments or interrelated and spread across various Departments of
  • Review and appraise Quality Assurance plans for different
    Departments in liaison with the head of Quality management and recommend
    improvement to the UNBS’ quality Management System
  • Evaluate and recommend corrective action on the extent to which
    factors contributing to uncertainties in operating results are being taken
    into account in developing methods and procedures, training and
    qualification of staff.
  • Prepare audit programs for specific audit assignments and prepare
    the attendant audit reports in a timely manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the UNBS Senior Internal Auditor – Technical job
    opportunity should hold an Honours Degree in Biology, Food Science, Food
    Technology, Engineering or any other science related qualification from a
    recognized University/Institution
  • Experience as a Laboratory Assessor, Quality Systems Auditor,
    Inspector or Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  • At least five years of working experience with 3 years’ experience
    in Quality Assurance and or Monitoring and Evaluation activities.
  • Training in the ISO 19011:2011 – Guidelines for auditing management
  • Lead Auditor Training in Quality Management Systems-requirements
    (ISO 9001:2008)
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and
    deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Proven people leadership and functional management competencies with
    hands-on skills in Risk Management and internal controls in the functional
  • 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 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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