Openings at Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
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.

Senior Manager, National Statistical System

Key Responsibilities 

  • Mapping and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS) institutions’ register within the official data ecosystem;  
  • Supervising the development and production of statistics across the National Statistical System;
  • Supervising the development, review and harmonisation of the national 
  • strategy for development of statistics for the National Statistical System; 
  • Supervising the development and production regular thematic National 
  • Statistical System statistical abstract and bulletin;
  • Overseeing the harmonisation and production of data and statistics pertaining to statistical information provided by various institutions;
  • Coordinating and collaborating with various stakeholders to identify the data gaps in the National Statistical System;
  • Monitoring of data quality across the National Statistical System; 
  • Supervising Statistics Sector Committees responsible for production of statistics in National Statistical System institutions;
  • Supervising the preparation and review of guidelines for designating statistics as official;
  • Initiating the development and updating the review of the compendium in 
  • accordance with international standards.
  • Sensitization of stakeholders on harmonised concepts, definitions, 
  • classifications and methodologies for use in NSS;
  • Managing and developing staff within the Division;
  • Reporting on the performance of the Division; 
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements for Appointment 

  • Must have served in the grade of Manager, Statistics or equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Must have a Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: -; Statistics; 
  • Economics, Mathematics; or any related qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Must have a Master Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Statistics; 
  • Economics , Mathematics or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution; 
  • Must have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Must be adept with appropriate computer skills;
  • Must have analytical, financial and human resource management skills;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment

 

Senior Manager, Demography

Key Responsibilities 

  • Coordinating preparation of Population and Housing Census proposals;
  • Initiating the design and review of Census and Demographic surveys and vital statistics data collection tools; 
  • Constituting relevant survey and Census Management Committees;
  • Supervising the preparation and dissemination of Census & survey 
  • Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials;
  • Overseeing preparation of Census and survey data editing specifications and tabulation plans;
  • Supervising evaluation and validation of Census, survey data and indicators;
  • Embracing emerging methodologies in management of population and demographic statistics;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the process of compiling population, demographic and vital statistics;
  • Supervising the preparation of Census and surveys analysis framework;
  • Overseeing evaluation and validation of Census data;
  • Spearheading the preparation of reports on population Census, surveys and vital statistics; 
  • Coordinating dissemination of reports on population and demographic, statistics.
  • Managing and developing staff within the Division;
  • Reporting on the performance of the Division; 
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements for Appointment 

  • Must have served in the grade of Manager, Demography or equivalent 
  • position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Must have a Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines: -
  • Demography; Population Studies; Statistics; Mathematics; or any other 
  • related qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Must have a Master Degree in Demography; Population Studies or any 
  • other related qualifications from a recognized institution; 
  • Must have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program 
  • lasting not less than six (6) weeks or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Must be adept with appropriate computer skills;
  • Must have analytical, financial and human resource management skills;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
 

Method of Application

Applicants should fill and submit a copy of the employment application form Ref. KNBS/F/93/29 which is available on the KNBS website www.knbs.or.ke  accompanied by copies of academic, professional and other relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials. 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 
Real Towers, Upper Hill, 4th floor Registry 
Hospital Road 
NAIROBI 

 
Applications must be received not later than 2nd September 2022 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 02 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 23-08-2022
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 23-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-08-2065
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