Data Jobs – Research Officer – Statistician at Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Research
Officer – Statistics
About US:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
·        
Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary
control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
·        
Review the terms and conditions of service,
standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in
Parliament;
·        
Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
·        
Provide such other staff and facilities as are
required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
·        
To cause to be prepared in each financial year,
estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
·        
Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the
approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges
available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Research
Officer – Statistician will provide well-researched and analyzed information to
the Members of Parliament, Committees and Staff
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Collect, collate, analyze, document and store research data/ information in line
with field of position applied for (expertise and qualification);
·        
Prepare and submit research reports and briefs
to Parliamentary Committees, Members of Parliament and staff;
·        
Design studies and analyze data in the
Department of Research Services
·        
Actively participate in the design, maintenance
and management of research databases in the Department of Research Services
·        
Initiate and participate in the designing of
research proposals/ Concept papers ,work plans and Budgets for carrying out
research activities;
·        
Offer technical support to the Committees when
conducting Parliamentary investigations;
·        
Extract, analyze and compile Government
assurances;
·        
Keenly analyze bills and policies;
·        
Regularly monitor and evaluate Government
Projects /Programs.
·        
Perform any other related duties as may be
assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s
Degree in Statistics from a recognized University/ institution
·        
Ability to use appropriate computer software
packages/applications, like SPSS, Epinfo
·        
Excellent written and oral communication; report
writing skills
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Ability to conduct research
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of research
methods
·        
Good data analysis and analytical skills
·        
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated
Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their
academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to
the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or
hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112,
1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December,
2016 by 5:00pm

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