Over 30000 A-level Census 2014 Jobs – Parish/Ward Supervisors

Organisation: Uganda Bureau
of Statistics (UBOS) Census 2014
Reports to: Sub-county,
Division, Town Council Supervisor
Job Ref Number: UBOS/
NP&HC/ 01/06/14
Duty Station: Uganda (Each
Parish in Uganda)
About UBOS:
The Government of Uganda through the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
will be undertaking the 2014 National Population and Housing Census enumeration
this year. The enumeration of all Ugandans will be conducted from 28th August
to 06th September 2014. It will involve door to door visits to all households
in Uganda during the specified period. Everybody who will have spent the night
of 27th /28th August (Census Night) in Uganda will be enumerated.
In order to smoothly implement the exercise, District Census Committees
have been formed and District Census Offices established to coordinate the
process. At the Sub-county/ Division/Town Council level Census Supervisors have
been nominated by the respective Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) to
coordinate the activity.
The Bureau, through the respective Local Governments, would now like to
recruit experienced and competent persons to work as Parish/Ward Supervisors.
Key Duties and
  • Responsible for the distribution and
    retrieval of Census materials within the Parish;
  • In charge of mobilisation of Local Council
    1 (LC1) members who are to assist as guides;
  • Mobilisation of the parish community for
    the Census;
  • Responsible for the technical and
    administrative supervision of the exercise within the parish;
  • Editing of the questionnaires and
    enumeration areas Summary Sheets for any inconsistencies; and
  • Collecting information on persons who
    spent the census night in lodges, inns, guest houses and hotels and
    generate Summary Forms.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidates for the Parish/Ward
    Supervisor vacancies must hold an “A” Level Certificate. However,
    candidates with good credits in English and Mathematics at O-level may be
  • The applicants must also be mature and
    responsible citizens (preferably with management experience and experience
    in coordinating censuses/research/ surveys);
  • The applicants must also be ordinary
    residents of the Parishes/ Wards and Villages in which they wish to work;
  • Proven organisational skills and ability
    to mobilise;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent public relations skills
  • The applicants must be available from 1st
    August to 14th September, 2014.
How to Apply: 
All candidates for the Census 2014 jobs should send handwritten
Applications (Hard Copies) bearing full residential and contact address
(including mobile telephone numbers and email addresses where applicable) as
well as photocopies of the required certificates and testimonials should be
sent directly to the respective Sub-county Chiefs/Town Clerks.
The applications should indicate the relevant Job Title, Reference
Number of the post applied for and the Parish/Ward/Village of Residence on top
of the first page of the Application Letter.
Deadline: Monday June 30, 2014,
at 5.00pm.

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