2023 Census Online Recruitment of Functionaries - NPC

Census 2023

Online Recruitment of Ad-Hoc Staff through the NPC Portal for the 2023 Population and Housing Census (PHC)

The National Population Commission, NPC has approved the use of the e-recruitment portal for the recruitment of the 2023 Population and Housing Census (PHC) Ad-hoc functionaries. The portal will be used to recruit personnel within and outside the Commission for the various roles required for the Census activities.

The 2023 census will be conducted nationwide across the 36 states and FCT Abuja and this project will require between 4000 - 6000 functionaries in each LGA and there are 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria and the six area councils in FCT. NPC has earlier conducted a Trial census in six LGAs across the geo-political zone between June and July 2022.

Categories of Required Functionaries (Ad-hoc Staff)

  • Facilitators
  • Training Centre Administrators
  • Monitoring & Evaluation Officers
  • Data Quality Managers (DQM)
  • Data Quality Assistants (DQA)
  • Supervisors
  • Enumerators
Eligibility of Census Functionaries

  • National Identification Number (NIN) 
  • Valid and Functional Gmail Account
  • Valid and Functional Phone Number
  • Valid and Functional Commercial Bank Account (No student/NYSC Account) 
  • Valid Educational Qualifications
  • Access to and knowledge on the use of computers, tablets & smartphones is an added advantage.

Kindly check the application portal at the end of the application guidelines and continue your application as census ad-hoc staff.

Census E-recruitment Timeline

  1. Master Trainers for the e-Recruitment Team
    • 3 Days (28th -30th October 2022)
    • Abuja
  2. Launching of e-Recruitment portal in the Headquarters
    • 31st October, 2022
    • Situation Room Abuja & States To Connect Virtually.
  3. Temporary system closure for internal review
    • 7 Days (7th 13th November, 2022)
    • Situation Room Abuja & States To Connect Virtually.
  4. Re-orientation of SRRT at the state
    • 14th November, 2022
    • At The Various States
  5. Step-down training of LRRT at the States
    • 2 Days (16th — 17th November, 2022)
    • At The Various States 
  6. Commencement of Screening of applicants at all the LGAs
    • 20th November, 2022
    • At Lga Offices
  7. Close of Portal
    • 28th December 2022
    • Headquarters

Recruitment Portal & Payment

Applicants should visit www.nationalpopulation.gov.ng and apply for their choice of categories.

Applicants are expected to use their bvn bank name during the online registration and follow all NPC instructions during the training period. Functionaries will be paid minimum N100,000 during the Census exercise according to your categories.

Application portalhttps://2023censusadhocrecruitment.nationalpopulation.gov.ng/

For details about the basic functions and requirements of the available categories; NPC Officials.

Census Period: The exercise wil commence officially in April 2023 after the General Elections.

Inuwa B. Jalingo, PhD
Census Manager
For: Chairman