Senior Policy Analyst, Capacity Building Jobs, Other Professions,

Job description

Undertake public policy capacity building, research, analysis and dissemination with the view to advise government of Kenya and other economic agencies on matters of public policy. Provide technical support and delegated supervisory roles in policy formulation and implementation of public policy capacity building programs to build capacity of government of Kenya, private sector on matters of public policy. Promoting and coordinating the Institute capacity building agenda for stakeholders, developing and implementing the capacity development strategy, and to continuously undertake monitor and evaluate the implementation of capacity building programs.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Promoting capacity building program for the Institute;
  • Developing and reviewing the Institute capacity building strategy and policy;
  • Ensuring stakeholder capacity building needs assessment is conducted;
  • Developing training manuals and materials;
  • Establishing and manage the repository for training manuals and materials;
  • Coordinating the capacity building activity in the Institute;
  • Undertaking Monitoring and evaluation of the capacity building programs;
  • Developing partnership agreements in capacity building with key stakeholders;
  • Undertaking relevant objective policy research and analysis to provide policy advice to government;
  • Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
  • Enhancing the Institute’s networks and partnerships especially in capacity building;
  • Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
  • Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the Institute;
  • 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 policy engagement forums such as task forces, working groups among others;
  • Updating on current economic developments to guide in identifying policy
  • issues for the Institute focus;
  • Preparing quarterly and annual reports;
  • Assuring quality of capacity building program;
  • 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.


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum experience of three (3) years relevant work experience;
  • Minimum of two (2) publications in peer reviewed journals;
  • Minimum of three (3) research papers including KIPPRA discussion papers, policy papers, working papers, special papers as well as book chapters;
  • Demonstrated ability to design capacity building strategies;
  • Experience in planning and delivery training sessions;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills;
  • Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical software’s will be an added advantage;
  • Supervisory skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognize institution;
  • Computer skills including relevant statistical packages; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.


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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