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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

107 Field Staff Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
107 Field Staff [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Deadline of this Job:
9th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, July 02, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
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 Feed the Future Survey 2019/20. It is therefore seeking to recruit highly competent, motivated, results oriented, dynamic, team players of good character and high integrity to carry out the survey.
DIRECTORATE OF SOCIO -ECONOMIC SURVEYS
Job Title: Field Staff (107)
Job Ref: UBOS/FTF/FS/19
Terms of Employment: Temporary for a period of 3 to 4 months
Reporting: Field Operations Officer / Statistician .

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:
• Locate the structures and households in the sample which are assigned to him/her and complete the Household Questionnaire
• Interview all eligible members in the households assigned using the Questionnaire
• Administer the respective questionnaire to all selected households
• Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately
• Responsible for the safety of all survey materials allocated
• Make the necessary preparation for the fieldwork
• Edit, compile data and cross check errors in the collected data
• Write field reports
• Submit duly completed questionnaires to the relevant authority
• Submit a performance report to the relevant authority.
• Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Skills and other attributes
• Computer literacy
• Strong numerical and analytical skills
• Good inter-personal skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Leadership and team dynamics skills; and
• Presentation skills
• Should be physically fit and able to walk long distances

MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• A minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credit in
• Mathematics and English at O'level.
• 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 Household based survey/Census data collection exercises for at least one year
• Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage.
Job Education Requirements: Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education
Job Experience Requirements: 1 year

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 Not Later than close of business on the, 9TH July, 2019 at 5pm. Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
All applicants must attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in documents shall 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.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION.
NB: Please note that staff with ongoing contracts with UBOS up to and including August 2019 is NOT eligible to apply.

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