Manager – Agriculture and Environment Statistics – Statistics Botswana

Statistics Botswana is now seeking to recruit highly motivated, innovated, and experienced
professional to fill the following position;

REF NO: 2/2017 – MANAGER – AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT STATISTICS

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

– Plan, implement and guide the statistical work program of Agriculture and Environment Division
– Guide and supervise the analysis and production of Agriculture and Environment statistics reports
– Provide reliable, timely, relevant and independent statistical service within the subject matter area to stakeholders in accordance with the Statistics Act and international standards
– Create a proper work environment for the team, and manage its resources for achieving its goals

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

– Leadership on statistical operations in Agriculture and Environment Statistics
– Guide the design, execution, analysis and reporting of statistics in the Agriculture and Environment statistics division, and ascertain data integrity and reliability
– Participate in relevant Committees, internal cross-functional and/or reference committees within and outside the organisation as required, including;
– National Statistical System (NSS) Committees to consult with data users on their needs
– Act as the reference expert person for Senior Statisticians within the division, and provide expert advice on Agriculture and Environment statistics and data.

Management and service delivery
– Prepare the Divisional operating budgets for the Department
– Develop, review and ensure implementation of the divisions annual work plans
– Participate in the preparation and review of Statistics Botswana’s Strategic Plan
– Align the division’s operations with the overall mission, vision and values of Statistics Botswana

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
– At least a Post graduate Degree in Agricultural Economics / Environmental Informatics /
Environmental Science with Statistics or
– At least a Post graduate Degree in Statistics with Agricultural Economics/ Environmental
Informatics / Environmental Science with Statistics or any other equivalent/relevant
qualification acceptable to Statistics Botswana

WORK EXPERIENCE
At least 5 years post qualification practical and progressive experience of working in a
statistical or related agency, with expertise in analysing Agriculture & Environment data,
including 3 years managerial experience

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
– Proven experience in the compilation of Agricultural or Environment statistics and report writing
– Proven knowledge of analysis of Environmental indicators as per the United Nations Framework for the Development of Environmental Statistics (UNFDES)
– Ability to formulate new strategies and technical approaches with respect to the processing, management and dissemination of Agriculture and Environment statistics
– Knowledge of economic statistics principles and practices
– Knowledge of Statistical packages such as SPSS, CSPro, IMPS or STATA,
– Good interpersonal and communication skills to provide managerial leadership

 

REMUNERATION

Statistics Botswana offers an attractive and competitive package.

CLOSING DATE: 27 November 2017

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospective candidates meeting the above requirements should quote the reference number of the position and submit applications together with comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Certificates, ID and names and addresses of two referees to:

Statistician General
Statistics Botswana
Private Bag 0024
Gaborone

Or hand deliver to;

Statistics Botswana
Finance House
Khama Crescent
Plot 8843
Corporate Services – 4th Floor
Gaborone

Or email to; recruitment@statsbots.org.bw