Statistician Job at UN-Habitat

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Applications have closed

Website United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

The UN-Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 2nd Sept 2022 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Statistician to be based in NairobiKenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme  (UN-Habitat)
Position Statistician
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven Years
Application Deadline 15th Oct 2022

UN-Habitat Job Vacancy 2022

Responsibilities: Within delegated authority, the Statistician will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Initiates and co-ordinates the development of appropriate methods for obtaining relevant data.
  • Ensure the quality of collected data for accuracy, consistency and comparability.
  • Plans and conducts analytical programmes of work in relevant areas of statistics. This may include: identifying projects, conducting analysis and participating in technical advisory activities for national capacity building.
  • Supervises and contributes to the development of relevant databases, web publishing tools and other software for collection, storage and distribution of statistical data.
  • Undertakes methodological research with regard to standards on concepts, definitions and classifications to assist countries and other constituents in strengthening their statistical development.
  • Develops new or improved statistical methods and quantitative models for analyses and projections.
  • Provides guidance and advice to other departments, field experts, etc., in the planning, operation and evaluation of statistical programmes and projects.
  • Plans and co-ordinates seminars, workshops, expert meetings, etc..
  • Plans, organizes, manages and supervises the work of the section assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: STATISTICIAN, P4
  • Job Code Title: STATISTICIAN
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 01 September 2022 – 15 October 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Statistics-UN-HABITAT-187394-R-Nairobi (R)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, demography or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two qualifying years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in data collection and analysis or related area is required
  • Experience with the design and use of urban indicators, the development of monitoring capacity building projects, and conducting workshops for training and developing and promoting indicators for policy formulation is desirable
  • Experience in working with the UN or similar international organization is desirable

How to Apply UN-Habitat Statistician Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link

The Closing Date: 15th Oct 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.