KNBS Manager (Livestock Statistics - Production) 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: Manager, Livestock Statistics (Production)

KNBS: Level 4
Ref: KNBS/MLSP/9/2016
No. of Posts: 1
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Agriculture and Livestock Statistics, the Manager, Livestock Statistics will be responsible for compilation of Livestock Statistics.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing the collection, compilation and dissemination of agricultural statistics;
  • Developing proposals for surveys, studies and censuses to fill data gaps in the field of or the Livestock and Cooperatives sectors;
  • Updating supply utilization accounts and production of annual food balance sheets and report;
  • Ensuring that data requests are promptly responded to;
  • Developing annual work plans and related budgets for the section;
  • Representing the section at the Divisional meetings;
  • Implementing performance management activities;
  • Ensuring that the Quality Management System (ISO) is implemented accordingly;
  • Ensuring the activities of the section are documented on a continuous basis.
  • Supervising and managing staff in the Livestock Statistics section;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Manager, Agriculture& Livestock Statistics
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • A Master’s Degree in Statistics, Economics or related qualifications from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage;
  • Must have at least six (6) years progressive track record in statistical work in a Public or key Private Sector Institution, three (3) of which must have been in the position of Assistant Manager or its equivalent;
  • Must have a strong background in statistical/economic analysis;
  • Must possess skills in statistical data analysis using the various statistical soft wares;
  • Must have experience in the planning, coordination and supervision of statistical activities and programmes undertaken within Research or Statistical Institution(s);
  • 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 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

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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