Statistician Data Analysis Job at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: STATISTICIAN - DATA ANALYSIS (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/12
Salary scale: UBOS P4
Reports to: Senior Statistician
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Participate in the training of data processing staff on various aspects of the survey.
2. Provide data and simple tables tailored to the needs of users of household survey
data.
3. Design validation and tabulation Programs.
4. Participate in the report writing exercise of the different household surveys.
5. Design relevant tabulation plans for survey reports in collaboration with stakeholders
and report authors in line with the guidelines provided.
6. Document outcome/ impact of editing on the accuracy of survey data through tables
of CVs and reports on extent of sampling error.
7. Regularly review and update the list of indicators relevant to National and international
development programmes.
8. Liaise with Directorate of Information Technology to design batch edits and data
editing checks.
9. Responsible for responding to data requests from users.
10. In close collaboration with the Principal Statistician- Methods, design standard
modules of questionnaires to be used in all household based surveys.
11. Document common errors in data processing and ensure that the field teams are
informed.
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Minimum Requirements;
 A Bachelors Degree with honours in Statistics, with a bias in Statistical Computing.
 Experience in analyzing household level data is an added advantage
 Practical working knowledge in survey methodologies and statistical analysis is an
added advantage.
 Good knowledge of statistics and data processing;
 Leadership and team building skills;
 Excellent interpersonal 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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