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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.

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in partnership with Statistics Sweden invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions for Interns/Young Statisticians:

Job Title: Intern Labour Statistics


Ref: KNBS/LSI/Intern/4/2020

Terms of Service: Temporary (12 months)

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager Labour Statistics, the Intern will participate in the implementation of identified programmes and activities of the Labour Statistics Unit in Production Directorate.


  • Participating in updating and maintaining the records on Labour establishments;
  • Assisting in the implementation of establishment based statistical surveys undertaken by the Division;
  • Participating in preparation of monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Assisting in responding to data requests;
  • Assisting in dissemination of data prepared by the Division;
  • Working closely with the Mentor, Supervisor and colleagues to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate;
  • Assisting in preparing for planned events and activities by developing and assembling information and necessary materials;
  • Participating in   Directorate,   Divisional   and Sectional  meetings and trainings;
  • Undertaking duties at the Headquarters and in the Field, as required;
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.


  • Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must have attained a minimum of 2nd Class Honors Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university within the last two years in Statistics/Applied Statistics , Mathematics, Economics or related qualifications;
  • Proficiency in data analysis using any statistical packages e.g. SPSS , Stata, E-views, Fox Pro, CS Pro ;

Additional information for applicants:

  • Should not be engaged in another organization;
  • Should not have undertaken any other internship or been exposed to work;
  • Experience in their area of specialization, after graduation;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Must be available full time for the twelve months’ duration of the program;
  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must be goal oriented and dynamic;
  • Should possess strong analytical skills;
  • Should possess unquestionable integrity; and be
  • Goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent
  • Should attach a copy of Certificate of Good conduct or an indication of having applied for one;
  • Take note that the monthly  stipend  for  Young  Statisticians  is  30, 000 and Kshs. 25,000 for Interns.
  • Applicable statutory deductions will apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply using the attached application form, provide certified copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport.

The reference number for the Internship/Young Statisticians post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics P. O. Box 30266 – 00100

Real Towers, Upper Hill 4th Floor, Registry section NAIROBI

Applications must be received not later than 9th July, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.

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