Data Jobs – Statistician – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Statistician
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production Act 2013, and in line
with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The
PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and
production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and
storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum
operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws,
regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice
for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary:  The Statistician will collect, organise,
interpret and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. The
Statistician will be responsible for providing statistical advice and data
management support to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda from time to time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design and conduct research including collection, analysis,
    interpretation and validation of findings.
  • Develop PAU research and survey frameworks and systems.
  • Establish sound data collection and research data management
  • Evaluate the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data
    in order to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency and process data
    for statistical modelling and graphic analysis.
  • Provide up-to-date information to facilitate the PAU strategic
    planning processes.
  • Generate (online or in text) statistical abstracts and streamline
    management and collection of data and information from administrative
  • Build PAU’s statistical and reporting capacities.
  • Build relations with national statistical bodies to ensure that
    selected PAU indicators and targets approved by management are captured
    into national statistical systems.
  • Collaborate with other directorates to analyse Big data and
    synthesize relevant trends and propose actions to be taken.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Statistician
    job placement must hold an honours Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics from an
    internationally recognised University / institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working in the field of
    statistics or data analysis gained from a reputable organisation.
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Packages such as Ms ACCESS,
    EPIINFO, STATA, SPSS, and CensusPro
  • Professional certification in Data and Analytics training, survey
    designs and research methods.
  • Training in Oil and Gas related fields.
  • Participation in baselines, surveys or census.
  • Membership to a recognized Statistical body.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, including the ability to
    translate project needs into the design and development of suitable
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical and innovative skills.
  • Excellent team player.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE
    results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates
    will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 20th May 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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