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Statistical Specialist, Collection (Manpower Research and Statistics Department) - Contract

Role Purpose

To design, plan, co-ordinate and manage large scale national surveys, including the development of data definitions, design of questionnaires, sample designs for households survey, and to review the survey operations so as to provide timely and reliable national statistical information on the labour market to facilitate informed decision-making within the government and the community at large.


You will be part of the team responsible for the conduct of large-scale national surveys. You will collaborate with important stakeholders and data users to design survey questionnaires that support public information needs and the Ministry's strategic outcomes. Through awareness of best practices supplemented by qualitative research, you will enhance operational and technological processes to keep pace with today's fast-changing environment. You will develop and design training survey methodology and interview skills for survey interviews. In addition, you will spearhead new customer-centric initiatives to engage the public more effectively. Lastly, you will ensure the timeliness and reliability of data collected so as to facilitate informed decision-making within the government and community-at-large.


  • Tertiary qualification in any discipline
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills
  • Experience in leading a team and ability to work under pressure and tight timelines
  • Experience in project management or customer-centric roles will be an advantage

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