INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is a statutory organization established in 1972 by an Act of Parliament Chapter 51:02, with a mandate to promote metrology, standardization and quality assurance of commodities and of their manufacture, production, processing or treatment; and further to provide for matters incidental to, or connected with standardization.
In order to fulfill its mandate effectively and efficiently with strategic leadership and management, an opportunity has arisen to engage qualified and experienced people of Malawian origin to fill Executive Management positions tenable at its Head Office in Blantyre. The MBS Board, therefore, invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the positions on a three-year employment contract, which is subject for renewal upon satisfactory performance.
These are highly demanding positions that require people who have demonstrable capacity to initiate administrative, managerial and technical innovations geared at making MBS a vibrant service organization.
Position: Director of Metrology Services
Purpose of the job
Reporting to the Director General, the Director of Metrology Services will be responsible for providing strategic direction for effective and efficient delivery of metrology services.
Key duties and responsibilities
The following are the key duties and responsibilities:
Qualifications and experience
Applicants should possess:
Required competencies and personal attributes
The ideal candidate for the position must:
TERMS AND CONDTITIONS OF SERVICE
The MBS shall offer an attractive employee benefits package to successful candidates in accordance with its emolument procedures.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Those interested should submit their applications together with a detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae and names of three (3) traceable referees. The application should be sent to the address below not later than 7th September, 2021.
The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
P.O. Box 30061
The MBS is an equal opportunity employer therefore qualified females are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.