• Production Statistics Director at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

  • Posted on: 10 July, 2018 Deadline: 24 July, 2018
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    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:-

     

    Production Statistics Director

     

    Ref: KNBS/DPS/1/2018

    Terms of Employment: Five (5) Years Contract Renewable once

    Monthly Remuneration:

    Basic Salary – Kshs. 212,310 – Kshs. 290,000

    House allowance – Kshs. 60,000

    Commuter allowance: Kshs. 25,000

    Reporting to the Director General, the job holder will be responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating all activities in the Production Statistics Directorate.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Overseeing preparation of concept papers and proposals;
    • Spearheading design, development and review of data collection instruments;
    • Ensuring and assuring on quality of data released;
    • Providing inputs into Monthly Leading Economic Indicators, Statistical Abstract and Economic Survey reports;
    • Monitoring statistical trends and dynamics;
    • Providing inputs for development of international standards and methods on compilation of data;
    • Formulating statistical indicators for monitoring economic performance;
    • Advising and monitoring on statistics produced by stakeholders;
    • Overseeing development and review of data quality assessment frameworks for production of statistics;
    • Providing inputs into design, development and review strategy for the National Statistical System;
    • Constituting and convening stakeholders technical committees on statistics;
    • Domesticating international standards and methods of statistics;
    • Training stakeholders on production of statistics;
    • Presenting and disseminating statistics;
    • Overseeing preparation of statistics reports;
    • Providing leadership in the development and implementation of budgets and policies;
    • Providing leadership in development of work plans for staff at all levels;
    • Ensuring adequate financial resources, human resources and assets necessary for the delivery of services;
    • Reporting on the performance of the Directorate;
    • Coordinating development of staff in line with both individual and institutional performance objectives;
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director General.

    Requirements

    • Must have at least ten (10 ) years working experience in Statistics, of which three (3) years should have been at the level of a Senior manager or equivalent position;
    • Must have a Bachelors degree in Statistics; Mathematics; Economics or any other equivalent disciplines from a recognized institution;
    • Must have a Masters degree in Statistics; Mathematics; Economics or any other equivalent disciplines from a recognized institution.
    • Must have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Must be adept with appropriate computer skills;
    • Must have outstanding communication and motivation skills;
    • Must have working knowledge and experience in financial management with respect to planning and budgeting;
    • Must have analytical and human resource management 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 and submit the following documents:-
      • Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA
      • Certificate from CRB
      • A current Certificate of Good conduct from CID
      • Clearance Certificate from HELB
      • Clearance from EACC

    Method of Application

    If you possess or meet the above qualifications, send your application letter together with a detailed CV indicating the department/programme you are applying to, names and telephone contacts of three referees, to reach us by 24th July, 2018.

    The Commission Secretary,
    Kenya National Commission on Human Rights,
    Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor,
    P. O. Box 74359 – 00200,
    Nairobi.

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