Job Title :Census Enumeration Supervisor (18,483 Positions)

Employer: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Location: Parish/Ward Level

Duration: Temporary (One Month)

Application Deadline: 15th March 2024

About UBOS: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), a semi-autonomous body, is at the forefront of producing reliable official statistics for Uganda. In line with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act 1998, UBOS is gearing up to conduct the National Population and Housing Census (NPHC) 2024. This census is vital for the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System and will provide crucial socio-demographic data for planning and administration at all levels.

Job Description: As a Census Enumeration Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in the success of the NPHC 2024. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Distributing and retrieving Census materials and devices within the assigned area.
  • Mobilizing and coordinating with LC1/Cell members as guides.
  • Engaging in community mobilization efforts for the Census.
  • Providing technical and administrative supervision in your assigned area.
  • Utilizing specialized software on provided devices to monitor enumerator progress.
  • Editing and validating collected data according to guidelines.
  • Gathering information on individuals residing in hotels and lodges on the Census night.
  • Facilitating community leaders’ involvement in focus group discussions.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise distribution and retrieval of Census materials.
  2. Mobilize and coordinate with local community members.
  3. Provide technical and administrative oversight.
  4. Utilize provided software for data monitoring.
  5. Edit and validate collected data.
  6. Gather information on hotel/lodge residents for Census.
  7. Engage community leaders in focus group discussions.
  8. Recommend enumerators for payment upon completion of tasks.


  • Minimum of a Diploma-level qualification.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications.
  • Possession of a National Identity Card.
  • Age between 18 and 50 years.
  • Residency in the Parish/Ward you wish to work in.
  • Proven ability to mobilize communities.
  • Strong communication and public relations skills.
  • Ownership of a smartphone.
  • Mobile Money registered phone number in your own name.
  • Full availability from 1st April to 25th May 2024.

How to Apply: Interested candidates meeting the requirements are encouraged to apply through the online application system available on the UBOS Website:

Application Deadline: 15th March 2024 at 5:00 PM

Instructions for Application:

  1. Create an Account: Visit the account creation page and enter a valid email address for future communications.
  2. Verify Your Email: Check your inbox for a confirmation email and click the confirmation link to activate your account.
  3. Log In: Use your registered email and password to log in to the application portal.
  4. Navigate to Vacancies: Once logged in, go to the Job Vacancies page to view available positions.
  5. Choose a Job: Click on “Details” for the Enumerator position to learn more.
  6. Review Eligibility: Ensure you meet all specified criteria and required skills for the position.
  7. Application Process: Click on “Apply Now” for the Enumerator position.
  8. Fill Out the Form: Enter your personal information, educational qualifications, relevant training, employment history, and referees. Use your national ID and a phone number registered in your name.
  9. Accept Terms: Agree to the declaration to proceed with your application.
  10. Finalize and Logout: After completing your application, remember to log out. You can return for edits if needed.


  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be posted at District Local Government and Lower Local Government Notice Boards.
  • Successful candidates will be notified via the provided telephone contacts.
  • All documents submitted will be verified with relevant authorities.
  • Falsification of documents will result in prosecution.
  • Lobbying or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.




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By Tina

2 thoughts on “18,483 Census Enumeration Supervisors – UBOS Census Jobs 2024”
  1. Are all districts supposed to post shortlisted candidates online or we should obviously visit notice boards

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