74 A’ Level Data Collection Jobs – Field Interviewers – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Organization: Uganda
Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Field Supervisor
About US:
The Uganda Bureau of
Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of
Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics
and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System
(NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and
dissemination of official statistics. The Bureau intends to conduct the Uganda
Business Inquiry 2018/2019.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Administer the respective questionnaire to all selected business
  • Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately
  • Edit and cross check errors in the collected data
  • Write field reports and check errors in the data collected
  • Responsible for all survey materials allocated
  • Submit duly completed questionnaires to the field supervisors
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) Field
    Interviewer job placement must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of
    Education with credit in Maths and English at O’ level as a must or its
  • One year of demonstrated experience working as a Field interviewer
    with evidence.
  • Should have participated in data collection exercises for at least
    one year.
  • One year of cumulative experience as a field worker in a national
    survey, with evidence.
  • Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection
    is an added advantage;
  • Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately
  • Knowledge of overall data management is an added advantage
  • Ability to work independently with minimum direction
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound judgment to identify and report problems to supervisors
  • High quality inter-personal skills
  • Must be fluent, both written and oral, in at least one of these
    local languages: Ateso, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole –
    Rukiga, Runyoro – Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba, Rukonjo
  • Age: 22 – 45
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
NB: No
hardcopies shall be submitted. All applicants must attach relevant copies of
academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF
copies maximum 10MB). Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All
tendered in document will be verified with the relevant authorities. Any
falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying
and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Supervisors shall be
identified after all successful candidates have undergone training.
Deadline: Wednesday, 15th August 2018 by 5pm.

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