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  • Posted: Dec 5, 2017
    Deadline: Dec 29, 2017
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    Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) is a regulatory body under the National Treasury, established under Retirement Benefits Act. The Retirement Benefits Act was enacted as part of the on-going reform process in the financial sector in order to bring the retirement benefits industry under a harmonized legislation, to address the many problems that have hither...
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    Senior Statistician

    Ref No: RCT0032


    • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or Mathematics
    • A Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or equivalent would be an added advantage;
    • 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.;
    • Previously served as a Statistician/Research Officer for a minimum of 6 years in a reputable organization and/or government department or Agency;
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

    Job Responsibilities

    KRA 1: Problem Profiling

    • Study and assimilate the obtaining situation and operations of the pensions industry
    • Identify the emerging problems prevalent in the industry
    • Analyze individual problems for pertinent details and complications
    • Develop Data Banks from which quick, simple appropriate information pertaining to the industry can be retrieved in a format that is easily analyzable to inform desired change in the industry.
    • Prepare publications, e.g., Statistical Digests, etc., with basic summary statistics on a regular basis

    KRA 2: Methodology & Practice

    • Identify and adapt research methods appropriate for the problems of the industry
    • Develop suitable research methodologies for the problems identified
    • Carry out research on individual problems using appropriate methods
    • Profile the outcomes of research projects
    • Choose the research outcomes efficacious to the problems identified
    • Keep custody of appropriate data sets generated by different studies undertaken by the Authority

    KRA 3: Product Development

    • Apply the selected research outcomes to develop new products and / or improve existing ones
    • Sensitize the stakeholders on product development in order to facilitate a wider rollout.

    KRA 4: Customer Satisfaction

    • Design and produce instruments for collecting data on satisfaction aspects
    • Collect and analyze data on customer satisfaction surveys
    • Draw inferences on analyzed data and recommend viable corrective actions for implementation by the Authority and/or other stakeholders

    KRA 5: Outreach

    • Participate in external stakeholder programmes – conferences, consultative meetings, and stakeholder workshops.
    • Participate in joint research activities, evaluations and sharing of results.

    KRA 6: Quality Assurance

    • Collaborate with stakeholders to set and constantly review the standards of performance for the industry
    • Observe and establish deviations from the standards of the industry and hence bring the same to the attention of the stakeholders
    • Collaborate with the stakeholders to analyze the shortcomings in the industry, to formulate appropriate solutions, and to effect changes as necessary.

    KRA 7: Statistics

    • Formulate methods and design instruments for capturing statistical data
    • Produce and administer the instruments to record data
    • Carry out the requisite calculations to summarize and analyze the collected data
    • Infer from data and hence make recommendations as necessary – to improve operations at RBA
    • Ensure safekeeping of the data

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Retirement Benefits Authority on to apply

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