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Sunday, August 12, 2018

74 Field Interviewers Job at Uganda Bureau of Statistics - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
74 Field Interviewers 

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: Field Interviewer (74)
Job Ref: UBOS/UBI/FI/03/18
Terms of Employment: Temporary for a period of two months
Salary Scale : UBOS Scale
Reporting : Field Supervisor

KEY RESULT AREAS:
  • Administer the respective questionnaire to all selected business establishments
  • Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately
  • Edit and cross check errors in the collected data
  • Write field reports and check errors in the data collected
  • Responsible for all survey materials allocated
  • Submit duly completed questionnaires to the field supervisors
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the field supervisor.

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credit in Maths and English at
    O’level as a must or its equivalent.
  • 1 Year demonstrated experience working as a Field interviewer with evidence.
  • 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.
  • Age limit; 22years and above but not exceeding 45 years.
  • At least one year’s cumulative experience as a field worker in a national survey, with evidence.
  • 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