The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is a statutory organization established in 1972 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 51:02 of the Laws of Malawi), 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.The MBS is also mandated to provide metrology services which involves verification and weighing and measuring instruments, undertaken through the implementation of the Metrology Act (Act No. 10 of 2016).In order to fulfill its mandate effectively and efficiently with strategic leadership and management, an opportunity has arisen to engage a qualified person of Malawian origin to fill a Management position of Director of Quality Assurance Services tenable at its Head Office in Blantyre. The MBS Board therefore invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the position on a three (3) year employment contract, which is subject for renewal upon satisfactory performance.
This is a highly demanding position that requires a person who has demonstrable capacity to initiate administrative, managerial and technical innovations geared at making MBS a vibrant service organization.
Summary of the job
Reporting to the Deputy Director General, the Director of Quality Assurance Services will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective certification and quality monitoring of local products and services, imported products and export products, and the implementation of management systems certification schemes.
Key duties and responsibilities
The following are the key duties and responsibilities:
Academic and professional qualifications
Applicants should possess:
Required competencies and personal attributes
The ideal candidate for the position must:
Terms and conditions of service
The MBS shall offer an attractive employee benefits package to the successful candidate in accordance with its emolument structure which includes salary, medical insurance and membership to a Contributory Pension Scheme.
Method of application
Those interested should submit their applications together with a detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae and names of three (3) traceable referees. Those that applied in the first advertisement should not apply. The application should be sent to the address below not later than 8th January, 2021.
The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
P.O. Box 30061,
Further details available on: http://mbsmw.org/
The MBS is an equal opportunity employer therefore females are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.