Saturday, 6 June 2015

56 Positions - Field Interviewer (To be distributed in all counties)

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. 

It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

KNBS intends to conduct the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS) which will be a source of data to update the country’s poverty profile, consumer price index weights, National Accounts data and other socioeconomic indicators. 

The Bureau therefore invites applications from suitably qualified individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following temporary positions:-
 
Job Title: Field Interviewer
 
Ref: KNBS/ FI/4/2015
 
No. of Posts: 56 (To be distributed in all counties)
 
 
Reporting to the Field Supervisor, the Field Interviewers are the key personnel in the data collection exercise.
 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Locating sampled households with the assistance of the supervisor
  • Conducting the interviews to the targeted respondents and completing the questionnaire(s)
  • Checking the completed questionnaires to ensure that all questions were asked and responses neatly and legibly recorded
  • Arranging for interviews and callbacks
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the interviews and the data collected
  • Locating survey materials and equipment
  • Preparing debriefing notes for the supervisor
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen
  • Should have completed at least secondary level of education, with a minimum of C+ (Plus) or its equivalent.
  • Must have scored a minimum of C+ (plus) in Mathematics and English in KCSE
  • Must be residents of the county they will be assigned to work
  • Must be conversant with the main local language/dialect of the area of work
  • Should possess good communication skills
  • Should be a team player
  • Must be physically fit and able to walk in difficult terrains
  • Ready to work for long hours including weekends
  • Must be available for a period of an uninterrupted 8 months from the date of recruitment
Applicants should submit handwritten application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae using the given format (CLICK HERE to download), full names and contacts of three (3) referees, daytime contacts, and certified copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials, National ID/passport and fill the Bio data form (CLICK HERE to download). 

The reference number for the post applied should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-
 
The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications must be sent to the Bureau County Offices, where you expect to be posted and received not later than 12th June 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is an equal opportunity employer

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