Data Jobs – Statistician – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title: Statistician
Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Corporate
Planner
About UNBS:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
In
charge of ensuring timely data collection
·        
Participate
in the data reconciliation processes in order to improve accuracy and
reliability of the data
·        
Examine
data collected and identify all recognizable errors that could affect the reliability
of data.
·        
Ensure
timely entry of data collected into the Program Based System.
·        
Provide
support in the timely preparation of monthly MIS(LIMS, PVOC) reports
·        
Assist
in the process of data analysis for key operating variables
·        
Participate
in operational performance surveys.
·        
Participate
in the preparation of quantitative forecasts of key operating variables
·        
Provide
support in examining all the actual data pertaining to business performance and
make suggestions for forecasts based on actual performance
·        
Assist
in the update and maintenance of a database of information for use
strategically
·        
Assist
in the preparation of the Annual Statistical Report for submission to UNBS
stakeholders.
·        
Participate
in revenue data reconciliation process.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Statistics &
Economics
·        
At
least three years of related work experience in a reputable organisation
·        
Experience
in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including
questionnaire design, survey techniques, and participatory approaches
·        
Computer
proficiency with MS Office and Statistical Programs (e.g SPSS, EPIINFO)
·        
Proven
knowledge of data management methods and applications
·        
Excellent
oral and written communication skills
·        
Excellent
report writing skills and ability to present survey findings
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills.
·        
Age: Between 25 and 35 years.
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications online at the
link below
Deadline: 24th November
2017

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