Organization: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala
Reports to: Principal Corporate planner
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Profile
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. 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. The mandate of UNBS is to develop, promote and enforce national standards in order to enhance competitiveness of Ugandan products, promote fair trade and protect consumers and the environment.
Laboratory Officers are part of the Laboratory Services team which is responsible for the management and operation of all faculty laboratory facilities. The role also includes ensuring the laboratory and activities comply with relevant Workplace Health & Safety requirements.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ensure timely data collection
Participate in the data reconciliation processes in order to improve accuracy and reliability of the data
Examine data collected and identify all recognizable errors that could affect the reliability of data.
Ensure timely entry of data collected into the Program Based System.
Assist in the timely preparation of monthly MIS (LIMS, PVOC) reports
Assist in the process of data analysis for key operating variables
Participate in operational performance surveys.
Participate in the preparation of quantitative forecasts of key operating variables
Assist in Examining all the actual data pertaining to business performance and make suggestions for forecasts based on actual performance
Assist in the update and maintenance of a database of information for use strategically
Assist in the preparation of the Annual Statistical Report for submission to UNBS stakeholders.
Participate in revenue data reconciliation process.
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Statistics & Economics or Quantitative Economics
Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques, and participatory approaches
Computer proficiency with MS Office and Statistical Programs (e.g SPSS, STRATA, EPIINFO, Eviews)
Proven knowledge of data management methods and applications
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven strong report writing skills and ability to present survey findings
Good interpersonal skills.
Working experience of 2 years in a related field from a reputable organisation
Age: Not more than 30 years.
How To Apply for UNBS Jobs 2021
All suitably qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;
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
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 contacted
Deadline: 15th October 2021 by 5:00pm
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