By | November 20, 2017

Namibian Standards Institution Vacancies

About NSI

The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) is one of the key performance indicators (KPI) of the country’s national quality infrastructure. The first is the National Quality Policy (NQP) adopted by the cabinet. The other KPI is the Legal Infrastructure consisting of the Standards Act No 18 of 2005, the Metrology Amendment Act No 17 of 2005 and the Accreditation Board of Namibia Act No 8 of 2005.

The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) is established in terms of the Standards Act 18, of 2005. The NSI is governed by the Namibian Standards Council (NSC), which was inaugurated by the former Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development  Dr. Hage Geingob on the 17th of February, 2011.

The Namibian Standards Institution is mandated to carry out the following functions:

  • To manage and coordinate the implementation of the National Quality Policy and promote quality in society.
  • To develop, adopt and publish Namibian standards (NAMS) in compliance to World Trade Organisation requirements.
  • To provide training to external stakeholders on selected standards.
  • To provide accurate measurement traceability to international standards through the Metrology laboratory.
  • To provide reliable testing services mainly on fish and fishery products, shelfish, portable water, sea water and wastes to aquaculture, fishing and other industries through its Chemistry and Microbiology laboratories.
  • To provide inspection services on land-based factories and vessels, sensory evaluation on chilled as well as frozen fish.
  • To conduct inspection on canned fish and beef products and provide food safety technical support to fishing and mariculture industries.
  • To certify products and organisations’ management systems through the Marks of Conformity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification

See the list of current vacancies here

Contact Information

NSI Head OfficeTel: +264 61 386400

Fax: +264 61 386454

P.O. Box 26364

Windhoek, Namibia

Channel Life Tower,

M1, Post Street Mall

Windhoek, Namibia



The NSI is committed to providing excellent service to all our customers therefore we value your feedback, feel free to share your feedback or complaints with the Corporate Communications division:Ms Joanette Eises

Corporate Communications Officer

Tel: 061386417


Metrology LaboratoryTel: +264 61 386470; Fax: +264 61 386477

P.O. Box 26364

Windhoek, Namibia

Erf 205 Gold Street


Windhoek. Namibia

Meatco Inspection CentreTel: +264 61 306 706; Fax: +264 61 306708

P.O. Box 26364

Windhoek, Namibia

No. 1 Sheffield Street

Northern Industrial Area

Windhoek, Namibia

Walvis Bay Testing CentreTel: +264 64 216600

Fax: +264 64 200151

Langer Heinrich Crescent

New Light Industrial Area

Walvis Bay


Walvis Bay Inspection CentreTel: +264 64 216650

Fax: +264 64 203868

P.O. Box 123

Walvis Bay, Namibia

220 1st Street East

Walvis Bay


Fishery InspectorateTel: +264 63 203698

Fax: +264 63 203697

P.O. Box 947

Luderitz, Namibia

Erf 796, Industrial Area