Technical Officer I – Certification Services

Contract Type
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
The incumbent will be responsible for quality management system audits, product and laboratory certification, and all assigned activities within the scope of the certification services work program.


The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), operating under the Ministry of Business is a semi- autonomous governmental organization responsible for standards and quality in Guyana. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual who is inspired by our mission and wants to play a key role in standards and quality in Guyana. 



  • Conduct the assigned activities within the scope of the work program of the Certification Services Department 
  • Monitor national, regional and international levels of certification services activities and related areas with a view to continually improve the program activities assigned. 
  • Implement the relevant Quality Management Systems of the GNBS. 
  • Prepare articles for Newsletters, Standards Information Bulletin and other communication strategies in a timely manner with a view of sensitizing stakeholders on current and future developments in the area of Certification Services and Standardisation. 
  • Complete monthly and annual reports on all activities assigned. 
  • Complete reports for training program, conferences and other events when representing the GNBS. 
  • Perform any other related duty that may be assigned from time to time by any duly authorized Officer. 



  • At least a first degree in the natural sciences or medical technology with minimum two (2) years working experience in the implementation of any quality management system 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office 



  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include, travel allowance, telephone allowance, uniforms, private pension plan and health insurance, training and capacity development. 90 days probationary period applies to all positions except management positions. 



  • May be required to work during the lunch interval and on weekends to support the Oil and Gas Industry 
  • Must be prepared to travel outside of Georgetown to other branches of GNBS 
  • Numerous high priority and business critical deadlines 
  • Full-time position Monday to Friday with hours of work 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs 
  • Required to work beyond normal working hours/days to meet deadlines and deliverables 
  • Occasional local and overseas travel may be required 


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