KNBS Assistant Manager, ICT - Data Processing Job in Kenya

Sep 16, 2016

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 invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following position:

Job Title: Assistant Manager, ICT - Data Processing
 
 
KNBS: Level 5
 
Ref: KNBS/ AMICTDP/11/2016
 
No. of Posts: 1
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager, Data Dissemination the Assistant Manager, Data Processing will be responsible for developing data capture applications for various KNBS surveys using CSPro, data cleaning and tabulation using SPSS, STATA, CSPro and other data analysis software and managing Data Processing activities.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Developing data capture applications for various KNBS surveys using CSPro;
  • Managing Data Processing Centre and KNBS ICT directorate staff in Nyayo House;
  • Data cleaning and tabulation using SPSS, STATA, CSPro, advanced Excel and other data analysis software;
  • Desktop publishing for Economic Survey publications, Statistical Abstract publications and other KNBS publications in word, excel and InDesign software;
  • Training the data entry clerks during various surveys and checking the quality of data being  captured by data entry clerks;
  • Assisting in data querying, formatting the outputs to meet client’s needs;
  • Assisting in responding to data requests via available communication channels;
  • Developing the data cleaning/ editing specifications for various surveys
  • Reports to Manager Data Processing;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Manager, Data Processing.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must have a Bachelor degree in Statistics/ Economics/Computer Science, Information Technology, or related qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Must have a Certificate in data processing packages such as IMPS, CSPro, SPSS, STATA and SAS;
  • Must have served for a minimum progressive period of three (3) years as a Senior Officer (KNBS level 6) or its equivalent in a public or key private sector institution;
  • Experience in Desktop Publishing using major publishing tools such as Adobe Master Suite is an added advantage;
  • Experience in computer programming is an added advantage;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication and inter personal skills;
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
How to Apply

Applicants should fill and submit hard copies of the employment application form Ref. 93-1-6 which is available HERE on the KNBS website www.knbs.or.ke accompanied by copies of academic, professional and other relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials. 

The reference number for the 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
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 102
Nairobi

Applications must be received not later than 29th September, 2016 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is an equal opportunity employer.




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