Recruitment of Agriculture Statistics Specialist – MINAGRI (Deadline 10/10/2016)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources wishes to recruit a contractual suitable candidate for the position of Agriculture Statistics Specialist for a period ending on 30th September 2017.

Duties and Responsabilities
To set up a data collection tool for the agriculture sector ;
To constitute the data base needed for elaboration of policies and strategies in the agriculture sector.
To liaise with other institutions involved in data collection ;
To work closely with MINAGRI projects on impact assessment surveys
To manage and always update the Ministry’s database ;
To coordinate the collection of data and information from local government, border posts, public and private sector entities, neighboring countries and management of early warning systems.
To advise on the need for and how to conduct relevant sector periodic surveys and audits.

Job Profile
Required Qualification
AO in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Agriculture Statistics, Economics, Agro Economics with 3 years of working experience or Master’s Degree in Statistic, Applied Mathematics, Agriculture Statistics, Economics, Agro Economics.
Key Technical Skills and Knowledge required
Knowledge of Rwanda’s Agriculture sector policies and strategies ;
Mathematical skills and knowledge of use of statistical package such as SPSS or other statistical and or mathematical analysis programs ;
Skills in sampling, collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and applying statistical techniques ;
Computer skills ;
Organizational skills ;
Communication Skills ;
High analytical Skills ;
Complex Problem solving ;
Time management skills ;
Team working skills ;
Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French ; knowledge of all is an advantage.

Application documents shall include the following :
Application form available on Public Service Commission Website (psc.gov.rw) ;
A copy of Degree certificates ( the international certificate shall be accompanied by its equivalence)
A copy of Identity card
A copy of a proof of experience (certificates proving experience)
Interested candidate should submit their application documents to the Central Secretariat of the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources located at Kacyiru not later than 05/10/2016 at 5:00 pm.

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