S/No Job Title Economic Statistics Consultant
1 Department National Statistics
2 Assignment Location Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development(MoPIED)
3 Duration 6 Months
4 Reporting To Statistics Director
5 Supervisory Responsibility Head of Economic Statistics Division
6 Job Purpose The main purpose of this job is to develop the Directorate of National Statistics in Economic statistics, collection, compilation, analysis, and dissemination for accurate and reliable of Economic statistical data.
7 Duties and Responsibilities Economic Statistics Consultant will be responsible for:

·       Collect, compile, disseminate all economic statistical data to apply statistical theories and methods to solve practical problems in social sectors

·       Provide guidance on the quality of the data collection.

·       Designing the survey questionnaire on CSPRO program and all codes related to the data management tools

·       Prepare monthly progress report for the division

·       Prepare Data entry forms for questionnaires of the survey.

·       Participate Data analysis and tabulations of the survey results on SPSS.

·       Preparing the final report of the survey results as per the guidelines of the project team  in Economic Statistics

·       Develop statistical tools for economic statistical data collection including CPI, Business Registry and industry, National Accounts

·        Analyze and interpret Economic statistical data

·       Design economic  statistical surveys

·       Assist in preparation of planned activities by gathering all statistical information

·       Develop quality assurance including checking and cleaning data

·       Conduct research on economic statistics and prepare occasional papers

·       Ensure economic statistical standards for the economic statistics division

·       Plan and developing all economic statistical indicators

·       Participate in meetings and trainings as required

·       Work closely with the division head to implement programme and activities of the division

·       Update and maintain the records of economic statistics

·       Prepare, design and assign in the implementation of establishment of economic statistical surveys undertaken by the directorate

·       Undertake duties at the directorate office and in the field, as required

·       Participate in the compilation statistical data for Somalia facts and figures

·       Undertake any other reasonable duties as maybe requested from time to time.


Key Deliverables

·       Prepare, design and assign in the implementation of establishment of economic statistical surveys undertaken by the division

·       Plan and develop all economic statistical indicators

·       Prepare monthly report on economic statistics

·       Develop statistical tools for economic statistical data collection including CPI, National accounts, production data, and all economic statistical data.

8 Education ·       Master degree in statistics, applied economics or a related field required from Recognized University.
9 Experience •       Minimum two year of experience in statistics or related fields

•       Strong quantitative research and analytical skills

•       Strong in data collection, and data processing procedure

10 Skill Requirements •       Excellent in English and Somali languages

•        Excellent in computer skills

•       Very good in report writing

•       Must be proactive/ initiative flexible

•       Good at team work /team builder

•       Must possess good organizing and planning skills

•       Should demonstrate leadership and organization capabilities

•       Must possess reasoning and problem solving skills and be able to analyze the information

•       IT skills

•       Ability to communicate effectively

•       Ability to see and manage risks and consequences

•       Functions effectively in a team of professionals Fluency in verbal and written Somali and English.


How to APPLY: Confidential applications can be addressed to The  Human Resource Director, Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development, E-mail hr.mopied@gmail.com with cc to abdirahmanod@gmail.com only a Cover Letter and Curriculum vitae (CV) in WORD .doc or. docx format must be delivered, by 1500 hours of 25th , August, 2017. Applications addressed exclusively to one of the above email addresses would not be considered.