• Location:
    Kampala Kampala Kampala Kampala
  • Salary:
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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  • Deadline:
    October 14, 2019
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TEL: 256-0417 -333250/1
E-MAIL info@unbs.go.ug
WEBSITE www.unbs.go.ug
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.
UNBS is looking for highly motivated candidates, result-oriented and qualified professionals with integrity for employment to fill the posts below;
1. Legal Counsel – 1 position on four year renewable contract
2. Principal Inspector- National Inspection (1 Position on three year renewable contract basis)
3. Legal Metrology Assistants – 9 positions on 12 months non Renewable Temporary contract
4. Office Assistant – 1 Position on three year renewable contract basis
5. Drivers – 2 positions on three year renewable contract basis
UNBS is an equal opportunities employer.
The details of this job advert are on the UNBS website: www.unbs.go.ug
Mode of Application
Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;
i. Please follow the link thus; https://hrm.unbs.go.ug/jobs/apply
ii. Use your email address for registration
iii. Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
iv. Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of
academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
v. Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
vi. No hand delivered applications will be received
Please NOTE:
 Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 Applications are open from 30th September to 14th October 2019, 5.00pm.

3. Legal Metrology Assistant – 9 Positions (6 under electricity meter section and 3 under Bulk measure section)
 Receive and record electricity meter submissions.
 Prepare the electricity meter for testing
 Keep the meter store and handling areas clean and tidy.
 Follow provided steps in the area.
 Maintain toolbox tools in proper operating conditions.
 Keep track of seals or stickers utilisation assigned.
 Clean verification equipment including provers, the rig, hosepipes and tanks.
 Offload all water from the trucks after verification.
 Direct trucks to proper packing place before and after verification.
 Assist in servicing verification equipment.
 Maintain good custody of tools and equipment used at the rig.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
 Craft Level III training the Electrical, Mechanical or automotive engineering. Ability to read and write in English and to read basic engineering drawings or electricity meter connection drawings.
 Able to handle and operate simple workshop tools such as screwdrivers, spanners and ratchets.
 Able to regularly lift15kg of load, to work long periods while standing and move up down.
 At least one (1) year working experience
 Age: Between 20 and 30 years
4. Office Assistant – 1 Position
a) Reporting to the Electricity Meter Section In charge, the successful candidates shall be required to perform the following duties;
b) Reporting to the Bulk Measures (RIG) section In charge, the successful candidates shall be required to perform the following duties;
The successful candidate must be presentable, a person of integrity, with good
communication ability, a high level of professionalism and a team player and to work extra time.

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