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Sunday, August 12, 2018

7 Statistician/ Office Editors Job at Uganda Bureau of Statistics - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
7 Statistician/ Office Editors 

Jobs at:
Uganda Bureau of Statistics 

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, 15th August, and 2018 at 5pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 11th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

 

JOB DETAILS:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is
the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics.
The Bureau intends to conduct the Uganda Business Inquiry 2018/2019. It is therefore seeking to recruit highly competent, motivated, results oriented, dynamic, team players of good character and high integrity to lead the business in the various positions indicated below:

DIRECTORATE OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY STATISTICS
Job Title: Statistician/ Office Editor (7)
Job Ref: UBOS/UBI/DE/02/18
Terms of Employment: Temporary for a period of two months
Salary Scale: UBOS Scale
Reporting: Supervisor Data Processing

KEY RESULT AREAS:
  • Run table and check for inconsistencies in the data
  • Edit and code questionnaires
  • Ensure proper handling of materials received
  • Validate the data
  • Sort and batch questionnaires
  • Write field reports check errors in the collected data
  • Submit duly completed questionnaires to the statistician in charge of the project

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have a bachelor of statistics, Quantitative &Economics, population studies or related field
  • Must be knowledgeable of CSPro and STATA
  • Experience in large survey data editing and analysis will be preferred but not mandatory.
  • Ability to work under pressure and able to work with the communities.
  • At least or its equivalent and you must have scored credit in maths and English at O’level as a must.
  • 1 Year demonstrated experience working as a Field Editor or Data Editor
  • Must be fluent, both written and oral, in at least one of these local languages: Ateso, Luganda,
    Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole – Rukiga, Runyoro – Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba,
    Rukonjo
  • Should have participated in data collection exercises for at least one year cumulative.
  • Age limit; 25 years and above but not exceeding 45 years.
  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage;
SKILLS
  • Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately
  • Knowledge of overall data management is an added advantage
  • Ability to work independently with minimum direction
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors
  • High quality inter-personal skills

Job application procedure
If you believe you fit the required profile, please submit your application through the online application system available on the UBOS Website: www.ubos.org  using this link https://bit.ly/2OTwYR9    
. Not Later than close of business on Wednesday, 15th August, and 2018 at 5pm. No hardcopies shall be submitted. All applicants must attach relevant copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in document will be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Note: Supervisors shall be identified after all successful candidate have undergone training.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT, OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION