30 Statistician/Economist/Demographer jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Uganda Bureau of Statistics

30 Statistician/Economist/Demographer jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 30

Deadline: 19 August 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Job Details:

30 Statistician/Economist/Demographer

Job Summary
Responsible for the production of regular statistical indicators in the fields of economic and social statistics in line with the UBOS mandate and strategic objective.

Key Results Areas
• Compile economic, social and demographic statistical indicators based on the internationally recommended principles and practices.
• Profile gaps in the existing statistical data and information with the aim of having economic and social statistics complete, identify additional data sources and recommend robust method of addressing the gaps.
• Document the metadata used in the compilation of economic and social statistical indicators from various known sources.
• Participate in data analysis, report writing and dissemination of economic and social statistics on a regular basis.
• Produce monthly and quarterly statistical reports.
• Support production of M&E indicators and follow up MDAs and HLGs in the development of logical frameworks in line with agreed standards
• Support MDAs in the application of core Monitoring & Evaluation Methods and data management tools
• Support in coordinating advocacy and outreach activities at the Bureau and develop content for the UBOS advocacy and outreach materials
• To support the field operations of the socio-economic surveys in line with corporate objectives
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Statistician.


Minimum Requirements Qualifications:
• At least an Honors Degree in Bachelor of Statistics or Bachelor of Science Quantitative Economics, Statistics & Economics, Mathematics & Economics, and Bachelor of Demography or Population Studies; OR
• A Masters Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Population Studies for candidates with a Bachelor's of Science Degree majoring in Mathematics with Education.
• Should have obtained at least a Credit in Mathematics and English at O' Level;
• Working knowledge of MS Office and Statistical packages is a must.

Professional Membership

• Membership to the Uganda Statistical Society is a must.

Experience:
• Detailed knowledge of statistical data and information sources within the public and private domain.

Skills and Behavioral attributes

• Computer literate, able to use of Microsoft office Applications (MS Excel, MS Word, Power point)
• Professionalism, Integrity, team spirit
• Good communication skills
• Objective and independent
• Problem solving skills
• Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult situations
• Creative thinking to be able to come up with new ideas
• An ability to work under pressure
• Organizational and planning skills
• Report writing skills

Application procedure

If you believe you fit the required profile, please submit your application through the online application system available at the UBOS Website:
https://www.ubos.org/uboshr/public/login  not later than close of business 19th August, 2022 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).
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in documents shall be verified with the relevant authorities. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2022-08-08

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