KNBS Mapping Assistants (Population and Social Statistics) 50 Jobs 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: Mapping Assistants, Population and Social Statistics
 
 
KNBS: Level 7
 
Ref: KNBS/ MAPSS/24/2016
 
No. of Posts: 50
 
Terms: 3 years Contract
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager, Cartography the Mapping Assistant will be responsible for geospatial data collection activities for the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Geospatial data collection (picking GPS coordinates of all points of interest and their attribute data);
  • Data editing;
  • Data entry.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Cartography
Requirements for the Appointment:
  • Must have at least form four level of education with a minimum aggregate of C plain, and a minimum of C plain in Geography or equivalent qualification;
  • Experience from previous KNBS census mapping, cluster development and or Cluster updating will be an added advantage;
  • Must possess basic computer skills;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to speak Kiswahili and English;
  • 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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