The National Bureau of Statistics is seeking to recruit for the following positions:

Statistician: (1 post)

Main Duties and responsibilities:

GIS Unit

  • Periodic maintenance of the geo reference dwelling frame
  • Production of relevant tools to facilitate data collection
  • Analysis and dissemination of GIS statistical products based on demographic and economic data
  • Support users with GIS related needs and issues
  • Collaborate with other GIS partners in the maintenance of the national geo-database on behalf of NBS
  • Represent the National Bureau of Statistics in national and international meetings on GIS and related issues

Demography Unit

  • Process and analyse vital statistics data
  • Produce and compile bi-annual demographic reports
  • Assist users with Demographic and Census data
  • Coordinate statistical activities with Line Ministry, NGO’s and producers of official statistics
  • Represent the National Bureau of Statistics at national and international statistical meetings.

Specific requirements:

  • Degree in Statistics, Economics or Mathematics or related Social Sciences OR 2-years’ satisfactory work experience as Assistant Statistician in the same field
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the MS Office Software package as well as statistical software packages for statistical analysis
  • Good computing skills
  • Good knowledge of Geography

Other Requirements:

  • Prior work experience in a related field is a plus and will be considered

Salary:                                        

The salary entry point is set at SB6 plus relevant allowances.

 

Principal Statistician: (1 post)

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Collect and analyse economic data from internal and external (including administrative) data sources
  • Design, update and maintain relevant databases
  • Compile economic statistics with emphasis on compilation of National Accounts Statistics and other related economic indicators and satellite accounts
  • Ensure compliance with internationally recommended standards and classifications
  • Write analytical and technical reports and prepare statistical publications for dissemination
  • Presentation of statistical results

Necessary eligibility criteria for the post:

  • Familiarity with macroeconomic and statistical concepts and indicators
  • Knowledge of economic data sources and databases
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other analytical software
  • Ability to analyse economic data
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Ability to draft clear technical and other reports and make presentations
  • Good presentation and data management skills
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Ability to work strategically both in a team as well as independently
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to juggle multiple demands
  • Teamwork and leading others

Specific requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics or Economics or Mathematics or related social science
  • Good knowledge of the UN System of National Accounts (UN-SNA) and other related manuals
  • Good knowledge of Economic and Institutional sector concepts, definitions and classifications

Other Requirements:

  • Prior work experience in a related field is a plus and will be considered

Salary:                                        

The salary entry point is set at SB9 plus relevant allowances.

 

APPLICATION:

Interested applicants can download the forms from our webpage www.nbs.gov.sc  

Completed application forms with CV’s and certificates should be sent to: Ms. E.Gomme, HR & Budget Management Officer, 3rd floor Caravelle House, Manglier Street or P.O. Box 206, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles. 

Contact details:  Tel:  4 679 402 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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