Statistician - data analysis
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
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The consultant will be hired under the project UTF/ANG/0061/ANG “Census of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries” (CALF), a project funded by the Government of Angola, through WB funds. The project will contribute to better planning, programming, implementing, and follow-up and assess the entire agricultural sector in Angola. Set up an effective mechanism for strengthening the capacity building of national institutions in charge of agricultural statistics technically and operationally, and implement a national system of agricultural statistics and improve the availability of agricultural, forestry and fisheries data.
The consultant statistician specialised in data analysis will accomplish the tasks described below under the general operational supervision of the FAO Representative (FAOR) in Angola and of the Chief Technical Specialist (CTS) with the technical guidance of the Regional Office for Africa of FAO, namely the Lead Technical Officer (LTO) and the Statistics Division of FAO at headquarters. He or she will work closely with the National Coordination of the project and with other consultants, experts and managers of the project in order to contribute to the successful implementation of the project.
The consultant statistician specialised in data analysis will be responsible for the preparation of the methodology for data analysis all over the census operation. He or She Shall travel within the country whenever deem necessary.
Tasks and responsibilities
Project management and technical guidance
- Advanced university degree in statistics (level ISE) with specialization in agricultural statistics;
- At least five years of experience in the analysis of data from surveys and censuses in developing countries;
- Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two.
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,
Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency