Young Statistician, Statistical Business Register and Quality Assurance at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
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.
Reporting to the Assistant Manager Field Services, the Young Statistician will participate in the implementation of programmes and activities of the Methods and Standards Directorate and specifically the Statistical Business Register and Quality Assurance unit.
Duties and responsibilities
- Assisting in classifications of units in the Statistical Business Register (SBR);
- Assisting in updating records and improvement of the SBR;
- Participating in development of tools for National Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF);
- Participating in statistical quality assessments and statistical audits of processes within KNBS and National Statistical System (NSS)
- Working closely with the Mentor, Supervisor and colleagues to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate of Statistical Coordination and Methods;
- Participating in Directorate, Divisional and Sectional meetings and trainings;vii.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;
- Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements for Appointment
- Must be a Kenyan citizen;
- Must have attained a minimum 2nd Class Honors Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution within the last two years in Statistics, Mathematics or its equivalent from a recognized university;
- .Proficiency in data analysis using statistical packages e.g. SPSS , Stata, MS-Excel,Fox Pro, CS Pro or related qualification
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