Statistics Sierra Leone is the institution charged with the statutory mandate to collect, compile, analyse and disseminate data and is about to embark on mapping activities to update its current geographic frame to monitor National Development Programmes. In this regard, the institution is compiling a DATA BASE of suitably qualified Sierra Leoneans who are interested to undertake these activities.
1.0 DISTRICT COORDINATORS
1.1 Main Responsibilities
➢ Coordinate all pre-enumeration, enumeration and post-enumeration activities in the district
➢ Work in close collaboration with the District cartographic team
➢ Supervise the dispatch and receipt of all cartographic equipment, materials and instruments
➢ Support the implementation of the publicity plan
➢ Assist to prepare outreach and public engagement report
➢ Any other duties assigned by the national office
➢ A degree from a recognized university in Logistics, Public Administration, IT, Geography and or any related social science
➢ Not less than TEN years relevant post qualification experience with a reputable institution.
➢ Knowledge and competence in ICT application
➢ Good communication and interpersonal skills
2.0 TEAM LEADERS
2.1 Main Responsibilities
➢ To organize the fieldwork of the team
➢ To be responsible for EA demarcation in the field
➢ To ensure that EA maps, field control forms and locality lists are completed as and when required
➢ To carry out Quality Control on all final copies of maps and field forms
➢ To report progress to the Field co-ordinators for the attention of the CGIS Division
➢ To ensure discipline amongst team members
2.2 Educational Requirements
➢ A relevant Postgraduate degree preferably in CARTOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY, DEMOGRAPHY OR GEOLOGY from a recognized university
➢ Must have at least FIVE years’ experience in statistical work preferably data collection and Geospatial mapping with a reputable institution.
➢ Knowledge in the use of geographic Positioning Systems (GPS)
➢ Knowledge in computer skills.
➢ Knowledgeable in the use of CAPI for data collection.
3 MAPPING OFFICERS
3.1 Main Responsibilities
➢ Responsible for completing questionnaire on all localities: villages, sub-villages, streets, schools, health facilities, etc. using CAPI
➢ To produce the final copies of EA maps for each chiefdom, Constituency, section, ward, town, etc.
➢ To complete field forms as required
➢ To up-date locality lists as required
3.2 Educational Requirements
➢ A university degree preferably in CARTOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY, DEMOGRAPHY OR GEOLOGY from a recognized university
➢ Must have spent at least TWO years in statistical work preferably data collection.
➢ Must have used a Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) program in data collection
4.0 MAPPING ASSISTANTS
4.1 Main Responsibilities
➢ Assist the Mapping officer in completing questionnaire on all localities: villages, sub-villages, streets, schools, health facilities, etc; using CAPI
➢ To carry out household quick-counts and EA demarcation as required;
➢ To complete field forms as and when required;
➢ To be responsible for project equipment and materials under the team’s custody;
➢ To carry out any other duties as required by the Team Leader.
4.2 Educational Requirements
➢ Minimum education should be Higher Teachers’ Certificate (HTC) OR National Diploma
➢ Must have participated in Field data collection
5.0 MODE OF APPLICATION
A ONE (1) PAGE computerised copy of your LETTER OF INTEREST (LOI) with relevant information to include the following:
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS AND DISTRICT:
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER(S):
Please do not include any attachment with the letter and address it to the Senior Human Resource Manager, Stats SL, A.J Momoh Street, Tower Hill, Freetown. If you are in the districts, your application must reach the District Statistician in your district of residence. All applications must reach the Stats SL HQ or District Offices on or before Tuesday 28th July 2020
NOTE: Applicants should apply in their districts of birth