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DEMOGRAPHER

Title: DEMOGRAPHER

  • Employer: STATECO SA (HENDYPLAN)
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Position Type: Consultant
  • Deadline: Sep 14, 2017

  • Job Description:

    MISSION:

    We are looking for an econometrician/economist specialised in modelling for territorial authorities. You will be working directly at a Saudi Arabian authority, in a research and study department directly under the responsibility of the Hendyplan Project Manager, in a project implementing modern and state of the art infrastructures where we build capacities to produce data and studies in the international standards.
    You will alsos be in close relationship with a team of IT developers preparing the technical environment. You will develop your knowledge in a wealth of topics from the statistical level where we will look at how to improve the data quality to the modelling activity and construction of policies. You will also have to improve the panel of ISO 37120 indicators.
    We will expect you are comfortable at using software like SAS, R and at writing design documents ready to be used by the IT team.

    PROFILE OF THE CANDIDATE

    Master and preferably PhD in statistics, econometrics and/or economics;
    Proficient in handling household and land use surveys (sampling, field work, results analysis, validation);
    Clear records in developing population projection models;
    Comprehensive knowledge of the modelling techniques for urban economic policies;
    Knowledge and experience in building ISO 37120 indicators;
    Ability to program in SAS, R and SPSS;
    Understanding of the Relational Database Management Systems paradigm;
    Proven capacity in writing reports at the policy makers’ level;
    Fluent in English, Arabic is not mandatory.
    You will have to demonstrate you are rigorous, organised person, concerned by the deadlines, with a capacity to work either autonomously or with team members. We need you are available and flexible.

    REQUIRED SOFTWARE:

    SAS
    MATLAB
    R
    SQL
    Ms-Office Suite standards, including Ms-Access


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