Micro And Small Enterprise Officer / Investment Officer Economist [ Ii ] / Statistician [ Ii ]

County Government of Trans Nzoia

 Trans Nzoia
Last Seen: 21st October 2021

Job TypeFull Time

SkillsBudgeting, financial planning Reporting Decision making Financial analysis Financial reporting Leadership skills Team leadership Data analysis Economics and business

Valid Until15th October 2021

Language SkillsEnglish

Required Experience3 years

Education LevelBachelor's degree

Company NameCounty Government of Trans Nzoia

Salary Periodmonthly



Trans Nzoia County lies on the western side of Mount Elgon in the former Rift Valley province, some 380 km north west of Nairobi.

The county borders Bungoma to the west, Uasin Gishu and Kakamega to the south, Elgeyo Marakwet to the east, West Pokot to the north and the republic of Uganda to North West. Trans Nzoia covers an area of 2495.5 square kilometres.


Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to the grade of Economist II/Statistician II, a candidate must be

in possession of;

i. A minimum of upper second class honours degree in Economics, or Economics

and Mathematics, or Economics and Statistics from a recognized

university/institution; or

ii. A minimum of an upper second class honours degree in any of the subjects

enumerated at (i) above with a bias towards Computer Science, Operations,

Research, Survey Techniques and Demographic Techniques from a recognized

university/institution; or

iii. A minimum of an upper second class honours degree in statistics with

appropriate specialization from a recognized university/institution.

iv. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

This is the entry grade for Economist/Statistician cadre. An officer at this level will be responsible for a specific sector, location, service or activity. Duties and responsibilities at this level involve; (i) Providing economic planning data, economic analysis and formulation of development strategies; (ii) Identification preparation and evaluation of development projects and programmes and monitoring of their implementation; (iii) Conducting feasibility studies, determining project viability and setting project priorities; (iv) Collection, collation and analysis of data relating to production and marketing of agriculture/ industrial products. (v) Computerization and analysis of data; writing and submitting reports on specific assignments; and control and supervision of technical and other supporting staff. In the statistical field, duties will involve management of a specific economic sector or an area of statistical activity; drawing up survey questionnaires and setting up control procedures for receiving returns and taking the necessary action; collection, collation, computerization and analysis of data.


Budgeting, financial planning, Reporting, Decision making, Financial analysis, Financial reporting, Leadership skills, Team leadership, Data analysis, Economics and business


Bachelor's degree