Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics- Statistician National Accounts


Job Title: STATISTICIAN – NATIONAL ACCOUNTS (3)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/02
Salary Scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities;
1. Collect annual economic statistics and information from government ministries and
private organisations for the Background to the Budget (BTTB).
2. Collect monthly or quarterly economic statistics and information from government
ministries and private organizations in line with the Bureau’s mission.
3. Regularly update the Quarterly GDP working files established; analyze the collected
data and compute value added estimates by sectors and expenditure on GDP
estimates.
4. Merge economic indicators for Annual Statistical Abstract and BTTB purposes.
5. Interview respondents and administer the planned surveys/and censuses
questionnaires.
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6. Compile and analyse the Satellite Accounts for specific thematic areas particularly the
Tourism, Non Profit Institutions and Environment and economic accounts.


Minimum Requirements:
 At least an Honours Degree in B. Statistics, BSc. Economics with Statistics,
Quantitative Economics or Business Statistics
 Working experience in compiling trade and other economic statistics from a reputable
organization will be an added advantage;
 Clear understanding of the principles of sample survey design and data collection
methods in economic statistics;
 Knowledge of sources of data for economic statistics;
 Sound Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their
application;
 Working experience with relevant statistical data processing programmes (SPSS,
SAS and/or STATA, EXCEL);
 Good inter-personal and communication skills.

How to Apply:

Applications indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,
Please, indicate the relevant Job Reference Number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL- EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATION. QUALIFYING FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO
APPLY.

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



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