09 June, 2020

Deputy Government Statistician

Vanuatu National Statistics Office
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Due Date:

Full time

Organisation Description: 
The VNSO is committed to providing high quality, reliable  and timely statistical data and information to assist the government and the community to make better informed decisions. The VNSO has to respond to the needs of its users by providing statistics to meet emerging needs, particularly for social trends and the state of the physical environment. To perform well the VNSO has to build and maintain good relationships with key providers of information and the users of that information.

Job Desctiption:
The Deputy Government Statistician would be responsible for ensuring regular dialogue between agencies in the national statistical system and users of statistical information and coordination of the national statistical system.

Selection Criteria:
1. Degree in Economics/Statistics/Management and Public Administration or related field;

2. At least 5 years or more working experience at a senior level, five or more years in managing statistical service.  Strong personality and commitment to manager statistical programs/ activities for Vanuatu including its human and financial resources in line to program budgetary provision.  Strong appreciation of, and the ability to use, data processing and standard statistical packages (SPSS, PARADOX, IMPS, SAS, …etc);

3. Drivers license an advantage;

4. Computer literacy with familiarity with statistical packages such as SAS, SPSS, ACCESS
IMPS etc. would be an advantage;

5. Analytical, practical and creative;

6. Excellent interpersonal skills; and

7. English/French or both with Bislama is an advantage.

VT 3,968,600 per annum

How to Apply
Apply by:
In person

Contact Person:
Judith Melsul

Contact Phone:
(678) 23032

Email to send applications to:

Postal Address or location to apply in person:
The Human Resource Manager
Corporate Services
Ministry of Finance and Economic Management
PMB 9058, Port Vila


How to apply - more information:
If you think you are suitable for this position, please send us your application using Public Service Job Application form (PSC FORM 3-2) which you can obtain from the MFEM Corporate Services, or from the Vanuatu National Statistics front desk.
 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.

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