Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya - KIPPRA

Office Assistant

HR/4/OA/2018/36
KP/9
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 23,894-33,704 p.m.
Summary
To ensure proper for provision of administrative support to the organization in the provision of services like office cleanliness; mail dispatch and general hospitality to enable the organization operates efficiently.
Responsibilities
·         Opening office building in the morning, lock up in the evening and carry out security checks;
·         Cleaning, washing, dusting and polish offices, furniture, office equipment, windows, hallways and lavatories and wash curtains as well as replenish toiletries when necessary;
·         Attending to spillages and leaks, collect trash and dispose garbage as appropriate;
·         Changing light bulbs and fluorescent tubes as well as take steps;
·         Positioning and set up tables and chairs in offices, meeting rooms and auditoriums;
·         Packing office equipment, documents and furniture to be moved or transported from one place to another;
·         Loading and unloading goods from motor vehicles to designated offices;
·         Delivering and collecting messages, letters, documents, packages and other items to and from designated offices or business premises;
·         Photocopying documents, distributing and circulating memos and materials;
·         Preparing and providing office refreshments, cleaning utensils and kitchen facilities;
·         Maintaining equipment and machinery and Ensuring they are in good working condition;
·         Storing cleaning solutions and toiletries; and
·         Maintaining a log of items delivered or received on a daily basis.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         KCSE
·         Professional certificate
·         Computer skills
Attributes
·         Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
·         Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills

Principal Policy Analyst- Productive
Ref: HR/4/PPA/2018/02
Grade: KP/4
Basic Salary Scale Ksh.147,181 -207,612 p.m.
Department: Productive Sector Department
Supervisor: Deputy Director Productive Sector Department
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         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;
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports have individual targets that also need to be reported
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         PhD in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Masters Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelors Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Computer Skills including statistical packages;
·         Management course lasting not less than 4 weeks;
·         Six (6) years’ experience in a Research organization;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         The ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships and to broker strong strategic relationships with relevant stakeholders
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.
·         Excellent problem-solving skills
·         Well developed coaching & mentoring skills

Principal Policy Analyst – Macroeconomics
Principal Policy Analyst (Macroeconomics) Jobs, Economics Jobs, KIPPRA Jobs
Ref: HR/4/PPA/2018/06
Grade: KP/4
Basic Salary Scale Ksh.147,181 -207,612 p.m.
Department: Productive Sector Department
Supervisor: Deputy Director Productive Sector Department
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         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;
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports have individual targets that also need to be reported
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         PhD in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Masters Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelors Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Computer Skills including statistical packages;
·         Management course lasting not less than 4 weeks;
·         Six (6) years’ experience in a Research organization;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         The ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships and to broker strong strategic relationships with relevant stakeholders
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.
·         Excellent problem-solving skills
·         Well developed coaching & mentoring skills

Senior Trade & Foreign Policy Analyst
HR/4/SPA/2018/9
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting and updating data and ensuring the overall quality of this data;
·         Updating 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
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports-has individual targets that also need to reported;
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director.
Qualifications
·         Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
·         Computer Skills including relevant statistical packages;
·         Minimum experience of three (3) years in Policy Research and Analysis;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.

Senior IESD Policy Analyst
HR/4/SPA/2018/11
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting and updating data and ensuring the overall quality of this data;
·         Updating 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
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports-has individual targets that also need to reported;
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director.
Qualifications
·         Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
·         Computer Skills including relevant statistical packages;
·         Minimum experience of three (3) years in Policy Research and Analysis;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.

Productive Sector Policy Analyst
HR/4/SPA/2018/14
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting and updating data and ensuring the overall quality of this data;
·         Updating 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
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports-has individual targets that also need to reported;
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director.
Qualifications
·         Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
·         Computer Skills including relevant statistical packages;
·         Minimum experience of three (3) years in Policy Research and Analysis;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.

IESD Policy Analyst
HR/4/PA/2018/23
KP/6
Ksh.104,080-146,814 p.m
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting 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-has individual targets that also need to reported; and
·         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:
·         Master’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences
·         Bachelor’s Degree Economics or related social sciences
·         Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Governance Policy Analyst
HR/4/PA/2018/24
KP/6
Ksh.104,080-146,814 p.m
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting 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-has individual targets that also need to reported; and
·         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:
·         Master’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences
·         Bachelor’s Degree Economics or related social sciences
·         Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Senior Governance Policy Analyst
HR/4/SPA/2018/25
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting and updating data and ensuring the overall quality of this data;
·         Updating 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
·         Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports-has individual targets that also need to reported;
·         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.
·         Any other activities assigned to him/her by the HOD or Executive Director.
·         To participate in the Institutes’ committee arrangements as directed by the Executive Director.
Qualifications
·         Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences;
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks;
·         Computer Skills including relevant statistical packages;
·         Minimum experience of three (3) years in Policy Research and Analysis;
·         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; and
·         Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical softwares will be an added advantage.
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.

HR & Administration Officer
HR/4/PHRAO/2018/26
KP/4
Ksh.147,181 -207,612 p.m.
Summary
To initiate, formulate and manage Human Resource Management and Development policies and strategies that will enable the Community to attract, develop and retain high quality human resources. To manage staff disciplinary process and grievances; administer staff medical scheme and welfare programmes; administer employment contracts, pensions and gratuities; and maintain the staff Establishment, employee records and human resource information systems
Responsibilities
·         Preparing and Overseeing implementation of human resource strategies, policies, procedures, programmes/work plans and budgets;
·         Establishing and managing an efficient and effective, professional and sustainable human resource system;
·         Overseeing and managing performance management and incentive systems;
·         Coordinating, Monitoring and evaluating staff training and development programmes;
·         Ensuring implementation of computerized human resources management infrastructure;
·         Managing all industrial relations issues;
·         Participating in the appraisal of staff in the department;
·         Supervising staff in the department;
·         Guiding members of staff by providing human resource advice and analyze information relating to staffs for decision making;
·         Advising the management of legal implications of human resource issues related to disciplinary and employee grievances, transfers, and redeployment;
·         Overseeing the security functions at KIPPRA by liaising with the stakeholders on a need basis;
·         Monitoring the general maintenance of KIPPRA’s installations, grounds and offices;
·         Ensuring development and adherence to maintenance schedules;
·         Ensuring that general office services, transport and messenger services are provided efficiently by Monitoring the utilization of resources and addressing shortages promptly;
·         Coordinating human resource management activities;
·         Developing and implement of the Institute’s security strategy and policies;
·         Assisting in managing the day to day operations of the department;
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
·         PhD Human Resource Management or any other equivalent qualification or a professional qualification and affiliation
·         Masters degree in Human Resource Management or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         Bachelors Degree business/Administration/Secretarial studies
·         Post Graduate Diploma Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development or Industrial Relations, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
·         At least six (6) years’ experience in HR and administration
·         Experience in using computerized HR applications
·         Active full membership of IHRM
·         Management course lasting not less than 4 weeks
Attributes
·         Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills
·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders from various institutions
·         Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.
·         Excellent problem-solving skills
·         Team building skills
·         Result oriented skills
·         Ability to work under minimum supervision, innovativeness,
·         Performance management,
·         working in a multi-cultural environment and managing diversity.

Macroeconomics Policy Analyst
HR/4/PA/2018/27
KP/6
Ksh.104,080-146,814 p.m
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting 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-has individual targets that also need to reported; and
·         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:
·         Master’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences
·         Bachelor’s Degree Economics or related social sciences
·         Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Trade & Foreign Policy Analyst
HR/4/PA/2018/28
KP/6
Ksh.104,080-146,814 p.m
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting 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-has individual targets that also need to reported; and
·         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:
·         Master’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences
·         Bachelor’s Degree Economics or related social sciences
·         Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Social Sector Policy Analyst
HR/4/PA/2018/29
KP/6
Ksh.104,080-146,814 p.m
Summary
To conduct objective research and analysis on Public Policy issues with the aim of providing advice to policy makes; advice the government and government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings through seminars, round tables and workshops/ Conferences
Responsibilities
·         Undertaking relevant objective policy research;
·         Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
·         Undertaking policy analysis and provide policy advice to government;
·         Participating in 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;
·         Collecting 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-has individual targets that also need to reported; and
·         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:
·         Master’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences
·         Bachelor’s Degree Economics or related social sciences
·         Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Accountant
HR/4/A/2018/30
KP/6
Ksh.104,080- 146,814 p.m.
Summary
To Ensure the effective financial and accounting affairs of the Institute as set out in various regulatory laws; maintenance of proper books of accounts; keep custody of accountable documents; Preparing periodic management and annual financial accounting reports; undertake cash and bank management activities; project finances management; the account for special funds set up under various statutes; manage accounting information,
Responsibilities
·         Preparing proper books of accounts and records;
·         Preparing periodic accounting reports;
·         Maintaining accurate accounting records of project activities;
·         Supporting in preparing annual budget estimates for the Institute;
·         Participating in coordination of internal and external audits;
·         Supervising management of petty Cash;
·         Ensuring maintenance of accurate accounting general ledgers;
·         Processing payment requisitions and process payroll payments;
·         Ensuring accurate posting of accounting transactions in the accounting system;
·         Processing requests for bank transfers;
·         Ensuring receipt of incoming funds;
·         Verify Preparation of payments to statutory accounts such as PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and HELB;
·         Assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures;
·         Participating in preparation of financial statements;
·         Preparing monthly bank reconciliation reports and Ensuring accurate cashbook postings;
·         Participating in preparing investment records and documents;
·         Implementing the financial controls Established by the Institute;
·         Keeping custody of assigned accountable documents;
·         Preparing periodic accounting and financial reports;
·         Undertaking cash and bank management activities;
·         Implementing project and donor finances management activities;
·         Examining and verifying vouchers;
·         Balancing of cash book and advances ledgers; and
·         Receiving and processing invoices and claims and ensuring completeness
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Master’s degree in accounting or related field or CPA (K)
·         Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field.
·         Active ICPAK membership
·         Knowledge of computerized accounting packages
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills
·         Networking skills

Communications Officer
HR/4/CO/2018/31
KP/6
Ksh.104,080- 146,814 p.m.
Summary
To Ensure the promotion of corporate brand and image of the Institute; development and implementation of communications policy and strategy; coordination of media events and publicity programmes; Overseeing customer care services; assess media activity in relation to the Institute and respond where appropriate;
Overseeing and Coordinating website content and updates; disseminate official communication of the Institute through press releases, newsletters, features, speeches, articles media supplements and documentaries; and organize exhibitions, open days, tours and competitions
Responsibilities
·         Implementing communication strategies for the Institute;
·         Coordinating the preparation of speeches, media briefs and Institute’s newsletters;
·         Sourcing for appropriate media to disseminate information on activities of the Institute;
·         Developing corporate materials and branding;
·         Preparing and placing electronic media infomercials;
·         Documenting the Institute’s events through video, photography and press cuttings; and
·         Promoting stakeholder relations.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Master’s degree in Communication, Public Relations or related field, or a professional qualification and affiliation.
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations or related field
·         Computer Skills in desktop publishing
·         Demonstrated professional competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and results
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills
·         Networking skills

Supply Chain Management
HR/4/SSCMO/2018/32
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To Ensure that the coordination of various activities in delivering a combination of inputs, outputs/outcomes for specified requirements in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015, Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations, and other laws and policy documents that impact on procurement.
Responsibilities
·         Ensuring Procurement of stores;
·         Advising on rationing of stores where demand exceeds supply;
·         Conducting market survey and research;
·         Coordinating the tendering processes.
·         Ensuring Filing and maintaining of procurement records
·         Coordinating the disposal of assets
·         Preparing periodic and annual supply chain management reports
·         Ensuring Verification of the receipt of common user items
·         Supervising stores operations
·         Observing compliance with policies, procedures, procurement act and regulation.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or professional qualification and affiliation
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Supplies Management Option) or any other related field;
·         Computer skills in procurement applications; and
·         Active member of KISM
·         Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Supply chain management.
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks
Attributes
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends
·         Sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills

Senior Legal Officer
HR/4/SLO/2018/33
KP/5
Ksh.128,994- 181,958 p.m.
Summary
To ensure proper advisory to the Executive Director and the Board on legal issues that arise in the day-to-day operations of KIPPRA; and advising on legislative and other measures that affect the Board.
Responsibilities
·         Liaising with external law firms on litigations by preparing witness statements and collecting evidence;
·         Providing legal opinion on matters pertaining to KIPPRA;
·         Updating the Institute on new relevant legislations;
·         Filing periodic statutory returns with the regulators;
·         Drawing standard contract templates;
·         Reviewing contract agreements, leases and other legal documents;
·         Undertaking research on legal issues relating to KIPPRA;
·         Ensuring compliance with Laws, regulations, standards and codes;
·         Monitoring and evaluate compliance with regulations, contractual obligations and policies and implement corrective actions;
·         Conducting investigations on court cases on matters before filing suit; and
·         Maintaining safe custody of contracts and legal documents
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Master’s Degree in Law
·         Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized institution;
·         Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law
·         Minimum period of three (3) years post admission in Legal Affairs;
·         Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
·         Member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing
·         Proficiency in computer skills;
·         Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks
Attributes
·         Knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial law.
·         Knowledge and exposure to finance sector laws, regulations, rules & guidelines.
·         Ability to prepare contracts and various relevant legal documents.
·         Experience in legislative drafting.
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

HR Assistant
HR/4/SHRA/2018/34
KP/7
Ksh. 71,273 – 100,536 p.m.
Summary
To ensure proper implementation of strategic objective on Human resource functions; plan, direct and control Human Resource Management; develop and implement the Human Resource management policies in the Institute; manage staff recruitment, selection, induction and placement; staff deployment in conjunction with the technical departments
Responsibilities
·         Implementing human resource management policies, regulations, procedures and systems by carrying out the Human Resource practices as per set standards;
·         Assisting in carrying out human resource services in the areas of recruitment, promotion, discipline, training, development and placement; and administering employee welfare systems;
·         Updating human resources database by capturing all changes to data involving human resources;
·         Ensuring office support services like the reception and cleaning services are efficiently availed by Monitoring and guiding the relevant officers in the execution of their duties;
·         Tracking monthly telephone expenses by keeping updated records of telephone services usage to inform management for better financial decision-making;
·         Ensuring remittance of statutory deductions for NSSF, NHIF, KRA and HELB on a monthly basis;
·         Taking part in recruitment processes by preparing a list of advertised positions and coordinating communication with candidates on interview schedule; and
·         Maintaining employee files and the Human Resource filing system
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management/Development, Public/Business Administration, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
·         Computer Skills
·         At least three (3) years’ experience in HR and administration; and
·         Experience in using computerized HR applications
·         Affiliate member of relevant HR body
Attributes
·         Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
·         Attention to detail and problem solving skills
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

Customer Care Assistant
HR/4/CCA/2018/35
KP/8
Ksh. 42,029-59,285 p.m.
Summary
To Ensure proper front office guidance and assistance to both internal and external customers and promotion of corporate brand and image of the Institute and implementation of communications policy and strategy
Responsibilities
·         Taking charge of the reception desk;
·         Profiling visitors;
·         Receiving and ushering guests;
·         Maintaining daily record of visitors details;
·         Maintaining good ambience in the reception area;
·         Responding to visitors queries;
·         Receiving, guiding and directing visitors to designated offices and areas;
·         Issuing passes to visitors;
·         Answering Institute phone lines; and
·         Capturing feedback from visitors/guests.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Diploma in Customer Service, Public Relations or related field
·         KCSE
·         Computer skills
·         Demonstrated professional competence
Attributes
·         Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
·         Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply
All applications to be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,
P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,
Tel: 2719933/4, Fax 2719951
Nairobi, Kenya.
All Email applications to be sent to: careers@kippra.or.ke
Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on Monday 13TH May 2019 at 17:00 hrs
Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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