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Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Biometric Statistician

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Research, academy
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Ref: VA/3/5/2018
Our success is built with the efforts of our employees and support of our management. Grounded in our core values; Integrity, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Professionalism, Corporate Social Responsibility. KEPHIS is committed to be the employer of choice. We always seek to identify, engage and retain best talent to take up variety of roles. KEPHIS provide the employees with opportunities for growth and development and reward those who are devoted to perform their best.


  1. Analysis of pest surveillance data, import and export data, DUS, NPT and any other data as required by the Corporation.
  2. Report writing upon data collection and analysis.
  3. Planning for surveillance activities.
  4. Carry out candidate variety randomization; field layout for National Performance Trial (NPT) and Distinctness Uniformity and Stability (DUS) tests.
  5. Provide and present reports on variety comparisons for purposes of official release.
  6. Receive and evaluate the NPT applications from crop Breeders/crop Breeding Institutions.
  7. Maintenance of accreditation and ISO certification.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Data collection; GIS surveying; Research planning; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) is the government parastatal whose responsibility is to assure the quality of agricultural inputs and produce to prevent adverse impact on the economy, the environment and human health.

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