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The 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.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-

Note: Those who had submitted their applications earlier on the re- advertised posts are required to apply afresh.

Job Title: Senior Manager NASSEP, Cartography & Field Administration


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KNBS: Level 3
Ref: KNBS/ SMNCFA/6/2013

No. of Posts: 1

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Population and Social Statistics, the holder of this office will be responsible for all professional and technical issues/matters relating to the household – based sampling frame(s); Cartography & GIS and Coordination of Field Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Preparation, development and maintenance of sampling frames for both household and establishment-based surveys;
  • Providing Technical support in sampling to the National Sampling frame;
  • Developing of proposals for sample survey methodologies at KNBS;
  • Coordinating of activities in cartography and GIS;
  • Coordinating the Field Services (County Statistics Offices) to ensure the devolved functions are fully operationalised;
  • Liaising with research & learning institutions;
  • Coordinating work plans and budget for the Division;
  • Ensuring that the activities of the Division are documented on a continuous basis;
  • Supervision and development of staff in the relevant division;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director Population and Social Statistics.

Minimum Requirements:-

  • Have a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Statistics /Applied Statistics or Mathematics;
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in Statistics or Mathematics or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • 10 (ten) years progressive track record in statistical work in a key Public or Private Sector Institution, 4 (four) of which must have been in a management position;
  • 3 (three) years’ experience in the planning, coordination and supervision of statistical activities and programmes such as censuses and surveys undertaken within a Research or a Statistical Institution(s);
  • Experience in conducting research and publications in relevant areas as evidenced by one journal paper;
  • Knowledge of cartography, GIS and sampling;
  • Knowledge in field operations;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Team player with relevant leadership skills and experience;
  • Excellent skills in organizing & planning;
  • Must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae using the given format (click here to download); provide daytime contacts and certified copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport. 

Kindly note that failure to attach the required documents will lead to disqualification.

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 131
Nairobi

Applications must be received not later than 26th September, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.


Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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