25 No Experience Census Jobs – Mapping Assistants – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

 

Job Title:      Mapping
Assistant (25 Fresher Census Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda
Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Job Reference: UBOS/MA/CENSUS/2022

Reports to: Principal
Officer GIS

 

About US:

The Uganda Bureau of
Statistics (UBOS) is a semi- autonomous agency of Government responsible for
maintenance of the National Statistical System to ensure the collection,
analysis and dissemination of Statistical information. The Bureau has a dual
role as the principal statistics producing agency and coordinator of the
National Statistical System (NSS).

 

Job Summary:  UBOS is seeking for dynamic, competent,
self-motivated, result oriented, and good team players of good character and
high integrity to fill the following positions on the Census 2022. The
individuals should be willing to spend considerable days away from home on
mapping exercise and capable of walking comfortably throughout rural villages
in the country.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Undertake
field mapping update in rural and urban areas;

·        
Demarcate
Census Enumeration Areas according to field mapping guidelines;

·        
Undertake
map digitization using the mapping data collected;

·        
List
households in each Enumeration Area according to administrative locations;

·        
Document
activities and complete field return forms;

·        
Ensure
safety of project equipment allocated;

·        
Carry
out other duties as may be assigned by the Team Leader.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Cartography OR a Certificate in GIS
Applications (e.g. ArcGIS Desktop, Building Geo-databases, GIS Fundamentals,
Advanced GIS, Web Mapping, Mobile Mapping, etc.);

·        
Working
knowledge of Microsoft Office (Ms Excel, Ms Word etc.), Internet and GIS
application software is a pre-requisite.

·        
Experience
in data collection, data management, and report writing

·        
Excellent
inter-personal, writing, and communication skills.

·        
Knowledge
and appreciation of statistical techniques including their application
especially using STATA

 

How to Apply:

If you believe you
meet the required profile, please submit your application through the online
application system available on the UBOS Website at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

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 documents tendered in 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.

 

NB: UGANDA
BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION THUS
BOTH MALE AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

Deadline: 21st September 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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