Job Listing for Field Interviewers at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Deadline: 28/06/2024

Position: Field Interviewers (24 positions)

Contract Type: Temporary (9 months)

Job Reference: UBOS/UHIS/FI/24

Organization: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Directorate: Economic Statistics

Project: Uganda Harmonised Integrated Survey (UHIS) Non-Household Agriculture Sector Census

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all training sessions.
  • Locate assigned establishments in the work allocation.
  • Collect information on all establishments in assigned areas (EAs, MDAs, LGs, etc.).
  • Ensure proper handling, use, and return of field materials/equipment after the enumeration exercise.
  • Document and report any challenges immediately.
  • Perform any other functions assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualification of “A” Level certificate.
  • At least a credit in English and Mathematics at “O” level.


  • Experience in conducting surveys and censuses.
  • Experience using computers or other digital devices for data collection.

Skills and Other Attributes:

  • Good conduct and responsible citizenship.
  • Legible and neat handwriting.
  • Aged between 20 and 45 years old.
  • Socially acceptable person.
  • Fluency in at least one of the main local languages.
  • Sound mind.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Mode of Application:

  • Submit applications through the UBOS Online Application System.
  • Deadline: 28th June 2024 at 5pm.
  • Hardcopies will not be accepted.
  • Attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and relevant appointment letters (PDF copies, maximum 10MB).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All documents will be verified with relevant authorities; falsification will lead to prosecution.
  • Lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Additional Information:

  • Current staff on running projects are NOT eligible to apply.
  • UBOS is an equal employment opportunity organization.

For more information and to apply, please visit the UBOS Job Portal.

About Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS): UBOS is a government agency responsible for maintaining, coordinating, supervising, and monitoring the National Statistical System. Its mandate includes the collection, analysis, and dissemination of standardized statistical information, serving as the principal official statistics producing agency in Uganda.



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