KNBS Senior Officers (Population and Social Statistics) 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: Senior Officer, Population and Social Statistics
KNBS: Level 6
Ref: KNBS/ SOPSS/15/2016
No. of Posts: 5
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Head of unit/ County Statistical Officer, the Senior Officer Population and Social Statistics will be responsible for implementing activities in the KNBS County Statistical Office.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supervising Research Assistants;
  • Data collection;
  • Preparation of data summaries;
  • Data entry and editing;
  • Participating in preparation of work plans and budgeting;
  • Preparation and submission of Reports ;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of unit/ County Statistical Officer
Requirements for Appointment
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related qualifications from a recognized Institution. OR Diploma in Statistics or Economics from a recognized Institution with three (3) years progressive track record in statistical work in Public or a key private sector institution;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer statistical packages;
  • Have good interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • 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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