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Economist/Statistician Job at National Youth Service (NYS) - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 09 July 2021
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 11-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 11-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional Services , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

National Youth Service (NYS)

Deadline of this Job:
09 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, June 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Economist/Statistician, Csg 10, Job Group K' (2) Posts
Salary Scale NYS: Kshs. 38,270-51,170 P.M
House Allowance Kshs. 16,500 P.M
Commuter Allowance Kshs.5.000 P.M
Leave allowance Kshs. 6,000 P.A
Terms of Service Three-year, renewable contract based on performance.

(a)Duties and Responsibilities will include:
Providing economic planning data, economic analysis, formulation of development strategies;
Identification, preparation and evaluation of development projects and programmes and monitoring of their implementation;
conducting feasibility studies, determining project viability and setting project priorities;
collection, collation and analysis of data relating to production and marketing of agricultural/ industrial products, computerization and analysis of data;
writing and submitting of reports on specific assignments, and control and supervision of technical and other supporting staff. In the statistical field, duties will involve management of a specific economic sector or an area of statistical activity:
drawing up survey questionnaires and setting up control procedures for receiving returns and taking the necessary actions collection, collation, computerization and analysis of data;
writing and submitting reports on specific assignments and direction and supervision of technical and other supporting staff.

(b)Person Specification
For appointment to the grade of Economist Il/Statistician Il, candidates must be in possession of
A minimum of an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Economics, or Economics and Mathematics.or Economics and statistics from a recognized university/institution or
A minimum of an Upper Second-Class Honors degree in any of the subjects enumerated at [1) above with a bias towards Computer Science, Operations Research, Survey Techniques and Demographic Techniques from a recognized university/institution or
A minimum of an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Statistics with appropriate specialization from recognized university Institution, or
A postgraduate Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi or equivalent institution or a post graduate diploma or Master's degree in subjects enumerated at 0-1) above.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8 Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates testimonials, and national identity card/passport. In addition, applicants are required to attach certified copies of good conduct from the Directorate for Criminal Investigations, tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and a compliance certificate the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 9 July, 2021
Director General/CEO
National Youth Service
P. O Box 30397-00100,
Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry - National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor The applicants can also email their applications to:  or   with the title of the position being applied for as the subject. Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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