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ECONOMISTS II / STATICIAN II –

POSITIONS -FIFTEEN (15)

Vacancy No. 01/2020/24

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.34, 260 – Ksh. 44,750 p.m (Job Group ‘K’)

Allowances as per the SRC circulars attached to the position.

Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

In the Economist II cadre, duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Providing economic planning data,
  • Economic analysis,
  •  Formulation of development strategies,
  •  Identification, preparation and evaluation of development projects and programs and monitoring of their implementation;
  •  Conducting feasibility studies, determining project viability and setting project priorities;
  • Collection, collation and analysis of data relating to production andnmarketing of agricultural/industrial products.
  •  Computerization and analysis of data,
  •  Writing and submitting reports on specific assignments,
  • Control and supervision of technical and other supporting staff.

In the Statistician II cadre, duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

Management of a specific economic sector or an area of statistical activity;

  • Drawing survey questionnaires and setting up control procedures for receiving returns and taking the necessary action;
  • Collection, collation, computerization and analysis of data;
  • Writing and submitting reports on specific assignments; and,
  • Offering direction to and supervision of technical and other supporting staff.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of an upper Second class Honors 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 in any of the subjects enumerated at (i) 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 Honors degree in Statistics with appropriate specialization from a recognized University/
    Institution; or
  • A postgraduate Bachelor of philosophy degree in Economics from any recognized institution of higher learning or a post graduate diploma or Masters degree in subjects enumerated at (i) – (iii) above.

How to Apply
Each application should be accompanied by a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of relevant Academic and Professional
Certificates/Registration licenses, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials and other relevant documents. Nakuru County residents will be required to indicate their sub-county and ward of residence in the
Curriculum Vitae.

Each application should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the POSITION APPLIED FOR CLEARLY MARKED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ENVELOPE and addressed to:

THE SECRETARY
NAKURU COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P. O BOX 2870-00200,
NAKURU

Applications can be submitted either through post or hand delivered to our offices at the Provincial Public Works Building, off the Nakuru – Kabarak Road along prisons road – Nakuru. All applications should be submitted on or before 18th March, 2020 by 5.00pm.