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

 

Statistician:  (2 posts)

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Design data collection schedules and prepare methodology/documentation to be used in the conducting of surveys
  • Update databases and thoroughly check the output results regularly for correctness, completeness and integrity of data
  • Do data analysis and compile statistical aggregates ensuring compliance with internationally recommended methodology, standards and classifications
  • Write statistical reports and prepare documentation as required
  • Manage and train lower level staff
  • Management and coordination of primary data collection exercises
  • Tools development and documentation
  • Compilation of statistical reports from various analyses
  • Providing assistance and advice on research work
  • Technical representation of the Bureau on  committees and at meetings

 

 

Entry requirements:

  • Graduate degree (major / minor combination) in either Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related social science, or at least an undergraduate qualification and two years’ work experience.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good IT skills and a good knowledge of the MS Office package, and in particular Advance MS Excel skills (An in-depth knowledge in the use of statistical software packages for statistical analysis is desirable)
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in English - a good command of the language (written and oral)

 

Salary:                                        

The salary entry point is set at SB6 – SB7 plus relevant allowances.

 

Assistant Statistician:  (1 post)

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with supervision and training of staff for price data collection
  • Do consistency checks on data quality and coverage to detect for errors and incompleteness
  • Closely monitor, control and validate quality of data from field and other sources
  • Supervise and assist with data processing and editing
  • Assist with data analysis
  • Assist with the compilation of statistical bulletins and other reports for publication according to prescribed and recommended international standards and classifications
  • Assist with the documentation of processes for statistical compilations
  • Provide the general public and other users with information published by the Bureau

 

Entry requirements:

  • Advanced Diploma in either Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related social science plus at least 1 year relevant work experience

OR

  • Diploma in either Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related social science plus at least 2 years work experience
  • Competence in the use of MS Office Software package, and in particular Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in English and good report writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the CPI compilation processes
  • Knowledge of the COICOP and economic classifications and other standards is a plus

 

 

Salary:                                        

The salary entry point is set at SB4 – SB5 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 679402 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION:  31th May 2022

 

 

 

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