274 Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Job Title:Data Processing Assistants (274 Job Opportunities)

The Government of Uganda (GoU), through the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), will be undertaking the National Population and Housing Census 2014 Enumeration Exercise from 28th August to 6th September 2014 in accordance with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998. The Census 2014 results will provide bench-mark socio-demographic data at all administrative levels necessary for general administration and the planning process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Data Processing Assistants will be responsible for;

  • Capturing data manually (Key from Paper);
  • Editing and coding questionnaires;
  • Validating data;
  • Sorting and batching questionnaires; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Data Processing Assistant should hold at least a Uganda Advanced Level Certificate (“A” Level) or its equivalent; and
  • A minimum speed of 150 key strokes per minute.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directives; and
  • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply: 

All candidates should express their interest through Letter(s) of Application indicating the particular Job Title(s) of interest with its Reference Number in the Subject Line at the top of the first page of the letter(s). The Applicants should also attach comprehensive Curriculum Vitae(s), bearing contact addresses (including three referees with their mobile telephone numbers) as well as photocopies of the relevant certificates and testimonials.

The applications may be addressed and hand delivered or posted to:

The Deputy Executive Director – Corporate Services/National Census Coordinator.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS),

Statistics House,

Plot 9, Colville Street,

P. O. Box 7186, Kampala, Uganda.

Alternatively, applications with typed letters and CVs as well as scanned academic and work testimonials may be uploaded onto the Bureau website through a dedicated Vacancies Applications Portal (VAP) at the website below.

Click Here

Deadline: Friday 15th August, 2014 by 5.00pm.

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2 Responses to "274 Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics"

  1. Emmah B Malemo on Facebook   July 28, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Pliz, what are the qualities & how to apply? i beg u reply me pliz + the duty station

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  2. Emmah B Malemo on Facebook   July 28, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Pliz, what are the qualities & how to apply? i beg u reply me pliz + the duty station

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