Research and Policy Analyst Job in Kenya

Our client is a reputable organization seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position:

Research and Policy Analyst

Grade 6

Reporting to the Principal Research & Policy Analyst, the successful candidate will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer and will assist in ensuring efficient and effective research, policy and statistical analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing support in monitoring and evaluating the sector performance
  • Collection, collation, analysis. reporting and maintenance of data.
  • Collection, collation and analysis. of Information and statistics for presentation to the relevant end users and decision makers.
  • Collaborating with the relevant functions in managing the databases hosted on the organizations ERP system
  • Preparation of statistical reports on the sector ¡n the country
  • Preparation of position papers and briefs for the directorate and other functions
  • Preparation and presentation of papers for conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Providing support to the inter-directorate effort on research, development and policy analysis with a view to establish the effectiveness of existing policy frameworks
  • Assist in the development of statistical information and supporting models related to projections, forecasting and impact analysis.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics. Econometrics, an Applied Economics Discipline, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Business Studies or Engineering from a recognized university or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in Computer applications:
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and
  • Personal attributes such as: planning, communication, reporting, interpersonal skills and a team player.

Mandatory Requirements

Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:

  • A Signed application letter
  • A detailed CV indicating their current and previous employers, positions held, current and expected salary, level of education and names of at least three professional referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates
  • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC): and
  • Current Report from an appoved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The institution will offer attractive salaries and benefits to the selected candidates who can look forward to a rewarding career in a professionally run organization.

The successful candidates will be offered employment on contract terms.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the stated requirements can submit applications clearly indicating the position applied for via email address or to the below address:

DN/A 1037
P.O Box 49010-00506

OR Dropped at the Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, Nairobi, clearly marked DN/A 1037 on or before 12th June 2020.

Youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Economics and Statistics
Updated: May 29, 2020 — 8:26 am