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Principal Statistician I

Ad ID
1124711
Posted at
Thursday, 11:38
Details
Company Industry
Government
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Highest Qualification
Bachelor
Years Experience
3 years
Application Deadline
2018-09-16
Location
Unknown Unknown
Description

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:-

E. DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND PLANNING (COUNTY TREASURY)

7. Position: Principal Statistician I - Job Group ‘P’ (1 Post)

Reporting to the Director of Economic Planning and Investment, the Officer shall be in-charge of collecting data and developing data banks from which quick, simple appropriate information pertaining the County can be retrieved in a format that is easily analyzable to inform desired change.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Developing data banks from all sectors of the County;

• Preparing publications, e.g. statistical digests, etc., with basic summary statistics on a regular basis;

• Keeping custody of appropriate data sets generated by different studies undertaken by the Authority;

• Designing and producing instruments for collecting data on satisfaction aspects;

• Collecting and analyzing data on customer satisfaction surveys;

• Drawing inferences on analyzed data and recommend viable corrective actions for implementation by the Authority and/or other stakeholders;

• Formulating methods and designing instruments for capturing statistical data;

• Producing and administering the instruments to record data;

• Carrying out the requisite calculations to summarize and analyze the collected data;

• Ensuring safekeeping of the data;

• Meet the requirements of Articles 10, 232 and Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010; and

• Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, one must:

• Be a Kenyan citizen;

• Have a Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University.

• Have a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honors degree in Economics, Statistics or Mathematics from a recognized University.

• Have Certificate of Proficiency in Computer Applications, especially in STATA, SPSS,E-VIEWS, Excel Spreadsheet, Computer Software/programs for safely storing data and enabling their easy retrieval, etc.;

• Served as a Senior Economist I/ Senior Statistician I for a minimum of 3 years in a reputable organization and/or government department or Agency;

• Meet the requirements of Articles 10, 232 and Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010; and

• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

*Terms of Service: Three (3) years renewable contract

NOTE: APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS ARE REQUIRED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM THE UNDERLISTED ORGANISATIONS TO MEET REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER SIX OF THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010:-

• Kenya Revenue Authority

• Higher Education Loans Board

• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

• Criminal Investigation Department

Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the application documents.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

P.O. BOX 458-50100

KAKAMEGA

The position applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.

Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence in the application.

Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Reception located at Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor on or before 14th August, 2018.

All applications should reach this office on or before 14th August, 2018.

County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer

Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

SECRETARY/CEO

Developing data banks from all sectors of the County

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