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Census expert, Kuwait

Job Details

Census expert
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Name of project: 
Statistical Consultancy Services for the State of Kuwait
Task description: 

The responsibilities and duties are:

Develop best practices in register-based census in Kuwait, including

  • Assess the needs and requirements for conducting the 2020 register-based census in the State of Kuwait.
  • Evaluate the existing registers/administrative records in Kuwait that could be used in conducting the register-based census.
  • Review and recommend the minimal list of variables needed in the register-based census.
  • Prepare a work plan and timetable for conducting the 2020 register-based census.
  • Coordinate with the relevant parties and data providers in the CSB and the government ministries and agencies of Kuwait, in relation to data harmonization.
  • Work closely with other departments involved in the register-based census.
  • Conduct any demographic work required by the CSB in support of the register-based census project.

Capacity building and development of the statistical work conducted in the census directorate in the Central Statistical Bureau, including

  • Recommend best practices in register-based census.
  • Evaluate the statistical work conducted in the census directorate and offering training sessions and on-job training to enhance it.
  • Prepare document and instill concepts and new methodologies according to best practices for designing and conducting register-based census.
  • Train national cadres on conducting register-based census.
  • Train national cadres on producing demographic and social statistics.
  • Education: Master degree, Ph.D. preferable in Statistics or related field.
  • Experience: at least 15 years’ experience in the field of official statistics, including experience in a statistical office.
  • Have relevant experience in the preparation and implementation of register censuses
  • Language requirements: Arabic and English


  • Lead teams effectively and show conflict resolution skills.
  • Consistently approaches work with a constructive attitude.
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors.
  • Remains calm and in control even under pressure.
  • Demonstrates openness and ability to deal with change.
Mission start date: 
April 2018
Mission end date: 
March 2019 or later
Project start date: 
April 2018
Project end date: 
March 2019, may be extended
At least 12 months
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