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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 13, 2023
  • The Central Bank of Kenya is a public institution established under Article 231 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. The Bank is responsible for formulating monetary policy to achieve and maintain price stability and issuing currency. Pursuant to the CBK Act, the Central Bank promotes financial stability through regulation, supervision and licensing of fin...
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    Senior Manager, Statistics and Library Services


    The role is responsible for the Statistics and Library Services Division and is charged with strengthening statistical compilation and data quality within the Research Division. The role reports into the Deputy Director and leads a team of business analysts and statisticians. The position is responsible for planning and supervising the gathering and compilation of data, and ensuring availability of reliable, accurate, relevant and consistent statistics to support cecision making and policy in the Bank. The role is charged with developing an Enterprise Data Warehouse and gathering more Reallime granular dala.

    Key role Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring compliance with sound international statistical compilation methodologies. Managing the research database in the Enterprise Data Warehouse and ensuring it is up to date and accurate.
    • Actively support in the development of Departmental reports in the Enterprise Data Warehouse as well as ensuring the data governance processes are followed within the Department.
    • Coordinating and designing of economic surveys undertaken by the Bank and in collaboration with other stakeholders. lead in the production of the associated reports.
    • Production of statistical publications and data dissemination
    • Contact person on data dissemination to the International Monetary Fund and other international/regional bodies on statistics and ensuring the standards and timelines are complied with.
    • Represents the Bank on East African Community Sectoral committee on statistics.
    • Supervises timely collation and dissemination of statistical data compiled by each unit Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS), Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI). Trade Statistics, Balance of Payment Statistics. Government Finance Statistics (GFS) and Real Sector Statistics) to support timely policy decision-making.
    • Coordinates collaboration with external agencies such as the National Treasury, KNBS, KRA and other relevant agencies in data sharing. surveys and any other statistical information.

    Position and person Specifications:

    • Strong understanding of internationally accepted best practices for compilation of macroeconomic statistics.
    • Strong background on data management and analytical skills.
    • Strong knowledge of computer packages ie. Ms Excel, Power point, Access etc.
    • Good understanding of the data needs by users for effective policy formulation. Good understanding of the regional and international data requirements. Good understanding of survey lechniques.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills. Strong project management skills and practices. Good leadership and management skills.

    Academic and professional qualifications requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Economics. Mathematics or Statistics or related field from a recognised university.
    • Master's Degree in Economics/Econometrics/Statistics or related field.
    • PhD in Economics/Statistics from a recognized university is an added advantage.
    • At least ten (10) years' experience in statistical compilation and analysis, five (5) of which must be at a Manager level in a statistics function or as a Senior Research Economist.

    Method of Application

    Please send your application to the email address making clear reference to the position that you are appling for and quoting the Reference No. i.e. SENIOR MANAGER, STATISTICS AND LIBRARY SERVICES (REF. No. SMSLS) on the email subject and on your application cover letter. Your application must include an up to date curriculum vitae with your current remuneration and contact details therein. Applications will close on 13th February 2023 EAT. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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