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Statistician-General Masters Job

2024-04-01 10:12   Other categories   Katsina   56 views
Job Details

Location: Katsina

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

We are desirous to engage the services of Statistician-General to coordinate the operation of Katsina State Bureau of Statistics who is to provide accurate and reliable statistical information to support evidence-based decision making and promote sustainable development and prosperity of the state

The Statistician General shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the State Bureau of Statistics;


Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic plans for statistical activities in Katsina State, in alignment with state statistical priorities and development goals.

Data Collection: Oversee the design, planning, and implementation of data collection in key sectors of the state economy.

Data Analysis and Interpretation: Lead the analysis and interpretation of statistical data to generate meaningful insights and trends.

Statistical Reporting: Prepare and publish regular statistical reports, bulletins, and publications to disseminate statistical information to a wide range of users.

Data Dissemination: Develop and maintain platforms for the dissemination of statistical information, including websites, databases, and other electronic and print media.

Other responsibilities includes capacity building, quality assurance, innovation and research analytics skills.


Master's or Doctoral Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, or a related field.

Proven experience in statistical analysis, research, and data management, preferably in a government statistical agency, research institution, or international organization.

Strong analytical skills and proficiency in statistical software and data processing tools,

Knowledge of statistical methodologies, sampling techniques, and survey design principles.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex statistical information to diverse audiences in a clear and understandable manner.

Leadership and managerial abilities, with experience in leading teams and managing projects.

Understanding, of socio-economic issues and development challenges relevant to Katsina State.

Must not be above 60 years of age.


The Salary, allowances and other fringe benefits of the Statistician General is to be at par with that of a Permanent Secretary under the Katsina State Civil Service.

Application Closing Date

2nd April, 2024.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (both hard and soft copies) to:

The Office of the Head of Civil Service of the State,

State Secretariat Complex,

Katsina State.

Company Description
The Katsina State Government, as part of its ongoing effort to reform the public Service for optimum performance of public organizations, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below: