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The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the laws of Kenya in July 1974. The mandate of KEBS is to provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment Services through Promotion of Standardization in commerce and industry, provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of Standardization Marks, undertaking educational work in Standardization, Facilitation of the implementation and practical application of Standards, Maintenance and dissemination of the International System of Units (SI) of measurements.
KEBS seeks innovative and result oriented individual to fill an entry graduate position of a statistician.
The job holder is responsible for carrying out fundamental research and statistical analysis of data for purposes of monitoring and measurement of the processes’ performance and staff in the organization.
Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks
• Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
a) Participates in development of the Sectional Work plan and budget;
b) Participates in implementation of performance management system in the Research and Development Section.
c) Assists in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
d) Participates in departmental meetings.
e) Participates in committee meetings as appropriate.
• Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
a) Collects, Analyses and Interprets data on the performance of KEBS processes and converts it into information for decision making.
b) Designs, develops, validates and optimizes research studies for purposes of determining effectiveness and efficiency of KEBS processes.
c) Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods and communicates the information to users.
d) Performs meta–analyses by pooling data from several studies for use in KEBS decision making.
e) Provides research and administrative support to the different departments in KEBS by data analysis, proposal writing, project evaluation and reporting.
f) Participates in research on the impact of standardization on the performance of Kenyan industries.
g) Analyses Balanced Scorecard data relating to individual and departmental performance.
h) Analyses data for the KEBS Quality Management System and other management systems and interprets it for decision making.
I. Financial Responsibility:
a) Participates in development of sectional budgets.
b) Makes recommendations for approval of expenses for technical work.
II. Responsibility for Physical Assets
Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.
III. Decision Making:
Makes operational decisions.
IV. Working Conditions:
Works predominantly within the office.
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Bachelor’s degree either Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics ,Management,
Monitoring & Evaluation from a recognized institution.
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
Registered with relevant professional body.
How To Apply
22nd September 2021.
NB: Any academic certificate from foreign Institutions MUST be accompanied with a recognition certificate from Commissioner of University Education, Kenya.
The Application should include attachments of;
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Copies of Academic and Professional certificates
4. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
5. Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
6. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance (EACC)
7. Credit Reference Bureau clearance (CRB)
8. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
Applications including testimonials and requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya shall be submitted online through this website as guided to be received on or before 22nd September, 2021.
i. Upon successful upload and submission of application, the applicant will receive a system generated email notification that the job application details have been successfully submitted.
ii. KEBS DOES NOT charge any fee in the recruitment process.
Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.