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Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Field Operations Officer / Statistician
Job Ref: UBOS/FTF/FS/19

About US:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The mandate of the Bureau is the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics.

Job Summary:  The Field Staff will join the Feed the Future Survey 2019/20. The applicants must be highly competent, motivated, results oriented, dynamic, team players of good character and high integrity to carry out the survey.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Locate the structures and households in the sample which are assigned to him/her and complete the Household Questionnaire
·         Interview all eligible members in the households assigned using the Questionnaire
·         Administer the respective questionnaire to all selected households
·         Ensure that all questionnaires are filled accurately
·         Responsible for the safety of all survey materials allocated
·         Make the necessary preparation for the fieldwork
·         Edit, compile data and cross check errors in the collected data
·         Write field reports
·         Submit duly completed questionnaires to the relevant authority
·         Submit a performance report to the relevant authority.
·         Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidates for the UBOS Field Staff jobs should at least hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credit in Mathematics and English at O' level.
·         Fluent, both written and oral, in at least one of these local languages Ateso, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Ngakarimojong, Runyankole - Rukiga, Runyoro - Rutoro, Lusoga, Lumasaaba, Rukonjo
·         The applicant should have participated in Household based survey/Census data collection exercises for at least one year
·         Prior use of computers or other digital devices for data collection is an added advantage.
·         Computer literacy
·         Strong numerical and analytical skills
·         Good inter-personal skills.
·         Strong communication skills.
·         Leadership and team dynamics skills; and
·         Presentation skills
·         Should be physically fit and able to walk long distances

How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, please submit your application through the online application system available online, Click Here. Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
All applicants must attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All tendered in documents shall be verified with the relevant authorities. Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NB: Please note that staff with ongoing contracts with UBOS up to and including August 2019 are NOT eligible to apply.

Deadline: 9th  July 2019

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