As part of its efforts to up-date household data and the Consumer Price Index, Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS) has completed a data collection exercise which started in late-January 2010, and ended in February 2011. Editing and coding of the completed questionnaires as well as data entry are currently in progress and should be completed by end March 2011.
Given the urgent need to update information on poverty, rates as well as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) , GBOS is seeking the services of an experienced international expert to assist in the analysis of household data and the up-date of the CPI.
Duties and Responsibilities
The expert, during the mission, will closely work with GBOS team in charge of IHS and 2 staff from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, to undertake analysis with the ultimate objective to produce priority analytical reports, using the survey data, on the following main themes, among others:
The consultant will be required to produce and submit three hard copies plus an electronic copy of the draft priority analytical reports. In addition, final data and analysis files and relevant documentation shall be produced and submitted to GBOS. The consultant together with staff of the GBOS will present the findings of the survey at a workshop to key stakeholders including Ministry of Finance and economic Affairs, Gambia Bureau of Statistics, United Nations Development Programme and the Central bank of The Gambia. After the workshop, the consultant shall submit three hard copies plus an electronic copy of the final reports (taking into consideration the comments from the workshop) to the Capacity Building for Economic Management Programme.
DATA ACCESS AND USE
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Statistical Analyst For Household Survey