Statistician [1 position] – IPSOS-SYNOVATE


Ipsos-Synovate is the
prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and
decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub- Saharan
Africa. We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and
market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise
on a wide range of business & social issues.
Statistician [1
position]
The Role:
  • Collection statistical information
    crucial for specific research purposes
  • Work closely with the Lead
    Statistician in Sub Saharan Africa to implement standard and proprietary
    statistical methods
  • Perform sampling for different
    types of studies Hypothesis testing (Parametric and Non-parametric)
  •  Advanced statistical
    analysis (Multiple Regression, logistic regression, factor analysis,
    discriminant analysis, CHAID)
  • Advise research executives on
    appropriate statistics/ analytics to be used in proposals and reports
    Represents the Statistical Office at meetings and technical committee
Key Performance
indicators (KPIs)
  • Ability to execute duties within 1
    month of employment Creative use of statistical methods to solve client
    issues
  • Ability to work with minimum
    supervision
  • Timely and accurate delivery of
    statistical results 
  • Demonstrate superior problem
    solving skills
Knowledge &
Skills
  • A bachelors degree in Statistics
    or any Social Science degree with over 180hrs of Statistics and
    Quantitative methods courses
  • At least 3 years working
    experience in a similar organization
  • Advanced knowledge in classical
    and emerging statistical methods
  • Knowledge of SPSS software and its
    modules.
  • Knowledge of STATA or SAS will be
    an added advantage.
  •  Additionally advanced
    knowledge of how to use MS-Excel and other MS-Office products is crucial
    Advanced knowledge of SPSS Syntax Programming language is a MUST
  • Should be knowledgeable on
    relevant analytics in Market & Social Research
  • Knowledge of the Uganda National
    Statistical System is vital
  • Ability to explain complex
    statistical phenomena to non- statisticians
  • Good oral and written presentation
    skills
How
to apply:
If you are this
person, then you are right for us and we are right for you! This is a
challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals, with
a strong commitment to Ipsos- Synovate’s values. If you believe you are the
candidate we are looking for, please submit/e-mail a CV and a covering letter
explaining why you are interested in specified position to careers-ug@synovate.com.
Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached.
Deadline for all applications: 17th February 2012, 5pm. Synovate Uganda. Plot
32 Nakasero Rd. P.O Box 21571, Kampala-Uganda. Tel:(+256)41237990/1.
Fax:(+256)41347195
. www.ipsos.com / www.synovate.com

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