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Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in partnership with Statistics Sweden invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions for Interns/Young Statisticians:

Job Title: Intern, Tourism and Immigration

Positions: 1

Ref: KNBS/TI/Intern/6/2020

Terms of Service: Temporary (12 months)

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager Macroeconomics, the Intern will participate in the implementation of programmes and activities of the Macroeconomics Directorate and specifically the Tourism and Immigration section.


  • Participating in   data   collection   and   compilation   of   Tourism   and Immigration Statistics, and information;
  • Participating in the development of various data collection instruments and tools;
  • Assisting in the collection and analysis of Tourism & Migration data ;
  • Assisting in the collection and analysis of hotel and conference statistics;
  • Editing of   Tourism   &   Migration  and   hotel   and   conference  filled questionnaires ;
  • Participating in data entry of edited Tourism & Migration and hotel questionnaires;
  • Developing reports for given assignments;
  • Working closely with the Mentor, Supervisor and colleagues to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate;
  • Assisting in preparing for planned events and activities by developing and assembling information and necessary materials;
  • Acquiring relevant skills in areas of specialization;
  • Participating in   Directorate,  Divisional   and  Sectional  meetings   and trainings;
  • Undertaking duties at the Headquarters and in the Field, as required;
  • Maintaining the required records of Internship, completing and submitting the records and a report at the end of the programme;
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the supervisor.


  • Must be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must have attained a minimum 2nd Class Honour’s Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution within the last two years in Statistics/Applied Statistics , Economics, or related
  • Proficiency in data analysis using statistical packages e.g. SPSS , Stata, MS- Excel, Fox Pro, CS Pro or related qualifications

Additional information for applicants:

  • Should not be engaged in another organization;
  • Should not have undertaken any other internship or been exposed to work;
  • Experience in their area of specialization, after graduation;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Must be available full time for the twelve months’ duration of the program;
  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Must be goal oriented and dynamic;
  • Should possess strong analytical skills;
  • Should possess unquestionable integrity; and be
  • Goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent
  • Should attach a copy of Certificate of Good conduct or an indication of having applied for one;
  • Take note that the monthly  stipend  for  Young  Statisticians  is  30, 000 and Kshs. 25,000 for Interns.
  • Applicable statutory deductions will apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply using the attached application form, provide certified copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport.

The reference number for the Internship/Young Statisticians post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics P. O. Box 30266 – 00100

Real Towers, Upper Hill 4th Floor, Registry section NAIROBI

Applications must be received not later than 9th July, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.

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