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UNBS Jobs 2021 – Fresher Statistician

UNBS Jobs 2021

Job Title: Statistician – UNBS Jobs 2021

Organization: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station: Kampala

Reports to: Principal Corporate planner



Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Profile

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It is governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS. The mandate of UNBS is to develop, promote and enforce national standards in order to enhance competitiveness of Ugandan products, promote fair trade and protect consumers and the environment.



Job Profile

Laboratory Officers are part of the Laboratory Services team which is responsible for the management and operation of all faculty laboratory facilities. The role also includes ensuring the laboratory and activities comply with relevant Workplace Health & Safety requirements.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely data collection
  • Participate in the data reconciliation processes in order to improve accuracy and reliability of the data
  • Examine data collected and identify all recognizable errors that could affect the reliability of data.
  • Ensure timely entry of data collected into the Program Based System.
  • Assist in the timely preparation of monthly MIS (LIMS, PVOC) reports
  • Assist in the process of data analysis for key operating variables
  • Participate in operational performance surveys.
  • Participate in the preparation of quantitative forecasts of key operating variables
  • Assist in Examining all the actual data pertaining to business performance and make suggestions for forecasts based on actual performance
  • Assist in the update and maintenance of a database of information for use strategically
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual Statistical Report for submission to UNBS stakeholders.
  • Participate in revenue data reconciliation process.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Minimum Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Statistics & Economics or Quantitative Economics
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques, and participatory approaches
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office and Statistical Programs (e.g SPSS, STRATA, EPIINFO, Eviews)
  • Proven knowledge of data management methods and applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven strong report writing skills and ability to present survey findings
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Working experience of 2 years in a related field from a reputable organisation
  • Age: Not more than 30 years.



How To Apply for UNBS Jobs 2021

All suitably qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance below;

  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be received


  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 15th October 2021 by 5:00pm



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