160 Data Collection Job Opportunities – Field Supervisors – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Organisation: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Statistician-
Job Ref: UBOS/BEC/FS/20
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 Baseline Education Census (BEC) 2020.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Responsible for the quality and accuracy of the
information collected by the Field Interviewers
Organize, deploy Field interviewers to their
work stations on daily basis.
Make all the necessary preparation for all survey
materials allocated to the team for field work
Control the field activity for the team, meeting
daily with the Field interviewers to discuss issues of the day.
Initiate contacts with the local authorities to
inform them about the purpose of the survey and obtain permission in order to
facilitate implementation of field activities.
Liaise with UBOS supervisor to ensure successful
implementation of the field activity.
Edit all completed questionnaires in the field
before leaving the enumeration area
Conduct regular review sessions with each Field
interviewer and make a Field progress report to the Statistician BEC.
Conduct the staff appraisal process for the
field interviewers and present the performance report to Human Resource through
his /her supervisor. 
Submit duly completed questionnaires to the
Statistician BEC in charge of the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicants for the Uganda Bureau of
Statistics (UBOS) Field Supervisor jobs should at least hold a Bachelors Degree from recognized
Institution with credit in Mathematics and English at ‘O’ level.
Should have participated in data collection
exercises for at least two to three years
Prior use of computers or other digital devices
for data collection is an added advantage.
Skills and other attributes
Computer literacy
Strong numerical and analytical skills
Good inter-personal skills.
Strong communication skills.
Leadership and team dynamics skills; and
Presentation skills
Should be physically fit and able to walk long
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online through our application
system at the link below.
Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
All applicants must attach relevant soft copies
of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF
copies maximum 10MB).
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
All tendered in documents shall 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.
Deadline: 24th
January, 2020 by 5pm.
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