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25 No Experience Census Jobs - Mapping Assistants - Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)


Job Title:      Mapping Assistant (25 Fresher Census Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Reference: UBOS/MA/CENSUS/2022

Reports to: Principal Officer GIS


About US:

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi- autonomous agency of Government responsible for maintenance of the National Statistical System to ensure the collection, analysis and dissemination of Statistical information. The Bureau has a dual role as the principal statistics producing agency and coordinator of the National Statistical System (NSS).


Job Summary:  UBOS is seeking for dynamic, competent, self-motivated, result oriented, and good team players of good character and high integrity to fill the following positions on the Census 2022. The individuals should be willing to spend considerable days away from home on mapping exercise and capable of walking comfortably throughout rural villages in the country.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·         Undertake field mapping update in rural and urban areas;

·         Demarcate Census Enumeration Areas according to field mapping guidelines;

·         Undertake map digitization using the mapping data collected;

·         List households in each Enumeration Area according to administrative locations;

·         Document activities and complete field return forms;

·         Ensure safety of project equipment allocated;

·         Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Team Leader.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·         The applicant must hold a Diploma in Cartography OR a Certificate in GIS Applications (e.g. ArcGIS Desktop, Building Geo-databases, GIS Fundamentals, Advanced GIS, Web Mapping, Mobile Mapping, etc.);

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Ms Excel, Ms Word etc.), Internet and GIS application software is a pre-requisite.

·         Experience in data collection, data management, and report writing

·         Excellent inter-personal, writing, and communication skills.

·         Knowledge and appreciation of statistical techniques including their application especially using STATA


How to Apply:

If you believe you meet the required profile, please submit your application through the online application system available on the UBOS Website at the link below.


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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 documents tendered in 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.




Deadline: 21st September 2020 by 5:00pm


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