Principal Policy Analyst, Macroeconomics Jobs, Other Professions,

Job description

To support in providing policy advice and evidence in public policy formulation; conduct public policy research; undertake public policy analysis; support capacity building especially in public policy analysis; provide policy advisory and technical services to the government, private sector and other stakeholders; disseminate research findings with a view of informing public policy process and providing a platform for the exchange of policy views amongst stakeholders thus contribute to the Institute’s mandate.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
  • Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
  • Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
  • Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the Institute;
  • Participating in enhancing the Institute’s networks and partnerships;
  • Disseminating research findings through seminars, roundtables, workshops and conferences;
  • Publishing of research work including referred journals and book chapters;
  • Developing policy-oriented outputs such as discussion papers, working papers,
  • policy papers, policy briefs among others;
  • Contributing to the preparation of work plans to achieve the Institute’s mandate;
  • Participating in the preparation of KIPPRA flagship report;
  • Participating in policy engagement forums such as task forces, working groups among others;
  • Managing the collection and updating data and ensuring the overall quality of this data;
  • Updating on current economic developments to guide in identifying policy issues for the Institute focus;
  • Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports;
  • Assuring quality of research outputs;
  •  Supervising and overseeing the day-to-day execution of research projects;
  • Supervising young professionals’ research activities;
  • Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the Institute;
  • Developing content and publish in peer Reviewed journals to disseminate research findings and contribute to the body of knowledge at national, regional and international levels.

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • PhD in Economics, or related social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Management course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Knowledge statistical software for data entry, analysis, extraction and reporting;
  • Six (6) years’ relevant work experience;
  • Minimum of four (4) publications in peer Reviewed journals;
  • Minimum of six (6) research papers including KIPPRA discussion papers, policy papers, working papers, special papers as well as book chapters;
  • Training in modelling skills will be an added advantage;
  • Computer skills including statistical packages; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested, possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly send your filled application form; cover letter; curriculum vitae, and certificates quoting the job title and reference as subject matter to the email below, on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.

Email address: [email protected]

Hand-delivered applications should be submitted at Josim Instantaneous Consultium Limited Offices Located at Bazaar Plaza, Moi Avenue, Nairobi Fourth Floor Room No. D2

The public is notified of the following:

  • All applications MUST be received on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.
  • KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability, females, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply
  • There are NO fees charged by KIPPRA for any application of these positions
  • Canvassing for any of these positions will result in disqualification of the candidate
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to avail the following documents during the interview:
  •  Original academic certificates
  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
  • Clearance from Criminal Investigation Department
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission
  • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Evidence of publications where required
  • Recommendation letter (s)
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