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Statistician I (BOP)

Job Details

  • Agency: Ministry of Finance & Economic Development
  • Reference: R01862019
  • Posted: 28-Jun-2019
  • Closing Date: 15-Jul-2019
  • Salary: CI$58,344 - CI$78,456
  • Job Description

Cayman Islands Government

Ministry of Finance & Economic Development

invites applications for the following positions:

Statistician I (BOP)

Economics & Statistics Office

The post holder will produce the Current Accounts of the Balance of Payments Annual Report and statistics on trade in services. The BOP is the systematic recording of all transactions of the country with the rest of the world, in accordance with international standards. The current account of the BOP is produced in compliance of the Public Management and Financial Law (PMFL) and as requested by other government departments for forecasting government revenue (among others), and by international bodies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement and manage the data collection, processing and reporting systems required in the production of the Current Accounts (BOP) Report and trade in services, including those for the Cabinet, the Legislative Assembly and other local and international organizations (as requested). This includes supervising, guiding and controlling the work of immediate subordinates, by allocating work, determining priorities, checking progress and monitoring the results of data collection and processing with reference to the statistical manuals, classification systems, application of software and agreed objectives;
  • Coordinate the production of the Foreign Trade Statistics Reports (quarterly and annual reports) and assisting in the technical management and review of data processing and reporting of trade statistics from all data sources ;
  • Review and make recommendations in the operational design and implementation of manuals, classification systems, questionnaires, definitions and methodologies, and software for the data collection, processing, compilation and publication of the balance of payments and other external statistics. This duty includes updating of manuals, classification systems, questionnaires, definitions and methodologies, and software and train subordinates thereon.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Post-holder should possess a Master of Arts in Statistics and at least three years’ experience in external statistics compilation and publication (balance of payments and trade);

Or a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Economics or related discipline and at least five years’ full-time work experience in external statistics compilation and publication (balance of payments and trade);

The post-holder must have:

  • A good working knowledge of the BOP international classification systems, definitions and compilation methodology; good oral and written communication skills; and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, SPS or any other comparable software programs;
  • Be able to work with a minimum of supervision and to make good logical decisions.
  • have a working knowledge of trade classification systems
  • at least 2 years supervisory experience;

PLEASE SUBMIT GOVERNMENT APPLICATION FORM & RESUME TO:
Human Resources Manager
Ministry of Finance & Economic Development
3rd Floor, Government Administration Building
Grand Cayman, KY1-9000
E-mail: recruitmentfinance@gov.ky

Deadline For Receipt Of Applications: 15th July 2019

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.