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Accounts Statistician Job in Kenya

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act
(2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection,
compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical
information and its custody. It also oversees the coordination, supervision and
development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics in partnership with Statistics Sweden invites applications from
suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions for
Interns/Young Statisticians:

Job Title: Young Statistician, National

Positions: 1

Ref: KNBS/NA/YS/5/2020

Terms of Service: Temporary
(12 months)

Job Purpose: Reporting to the
Manager, National Accounts, the Young Statistician will participate in the
implementation of programmes and activities of the Macroeconomics Directorate
and specifically the National Accounts Section.


  • Participating in   
    the    development    of   
    various    data    collection

  • Assisting in the preparation and dissemination
    materials for surveys ;

  • Participating in data collection and compilation
    on National Accounts Statistics;

  • Working closely   with 
    the   Mentor,  Supervisor  and  colleagues 
    to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate;

  • Assisting in preparing for planned events and
    activities by developing and assembling information and necessary

  • Participating in Directorate, Divisional and
    Sectional meetings and trainings;

  • Undertaking duties at the Headquarters and in the
    Field, as required;

  • Seeking information from appropriate sources
    including the Mentor, Supervisor and colleagues regarding the history,
    purpose and mission of the Bureau, to use such knowledge to enhance the
    products and services of the Bureau;

  • Maintaining the required records of Internship,
    completing and submitting the records and a report at the end of the

  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the


  • Must be a Kenyan citizen;

  • Must have attained a minimum 2nd Class Honors
    degree from a recognized institution within the last two years in
    Statistics/Applied Statistics , Economics, or related qualification;

  • Proficiency in data analysis using statistical
    packages e.g. SPSS , Stata, MS- Excel, Fox Pro, CS Pro or related

Additional information for

  • Should not be engaged in another organization;

  • Should not have undertaken any other internship or
    been exposed to work;

  • Experience in their area of specialization, after

  • Must be computer literate;

  • Must be available full time for the twelve months’
    duration of the program;

  • Should possess interpersonal and communication

  • Must be goal oriented and dynamic;

  • Should possess strong analytical skills;

  • Should possess unquestionable integrity; and be

  • Goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent

  • Should attach a copy of Certificate of Good
    conduct or an indication of having applied for one;

  • Take note that the monthly  stipend 
    for  Young  Statisticians  is  30, 000 and Kshs.
    25,000 for Interns.

  • Applicable statutory deductions will apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply
using the attached application form, provide certified copies of academic and
professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport.

The reference number for
the Internship/Young Statisticians post applied for should be clearly marked on
the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics P. O. Box 30266 – 00100

Real Towers, Upper Hill 4th
Floor, Registry section NAIROBI

Applications must be
received not later than 
9th July, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity

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