Jobs at African Research & Resource Forum

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

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The African Research and Resource Forum (ARRF) is a research, data resource, reflection and policy debate institution devoted to the resolution of the governance and development of challenges confronting policy-makers and societies in the East African Community (EAC) and the Great Lakes Region.

The African Research and Resource Forum (ARRF) wishes to fill the following vacancies at the secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya.

1. Research Fellow (1 position)


  • Conduct policy research addressing development challenges in the East Africa Community leading to publication that meet African Research and Resource Forum standards.
  • Generate new project ideas on regional integration and development in EAC.
  • Prepare project work plans, manage project activities and participate in project reviews.
  • Organize, participate and /or make presentations at workshop and conferences hosted by ARRF to those invited.
  • Promote and strengthen collaborative ties between ARRF and other research organizations.
  • Prepare periodic progress and status report s in line with ARRF and donor requirements.


  • At least a masters degree in Economics or Economic Policy Analysis/Public Policy/Political Science /Governance/Development Studies or related social sciences.
  • Be citizens of any EAC member state and have at least 4 years experience in development policy research.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a diverse audience of policy-makers is essential.

    2. Programme Interns (2 positions)


  • At least a Bachelors degree in Economics or Economic Policy Analysis /Public Policy/Political Science/Governance /Development Studies or related social sciences.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above areas is an advantage.
  • Be citizens of any EAC member states, as long as they can meet any additional costs of participating in the programme.
  • Good interpersonal and writing skill will be an advantage.

    To apply for the above positions, send an application letter, together with a CV, giving at least two referees and their contacts.

    Those applying for the internship positions must send, together with application letter and CV, a one-page (double spaced) Motivational Statement explaining their interest in the programme.

    Address: The Chief Executive Officer, African Research and Resource Forum (ARRF), Hse.No.305, Mt.View Estate, Off Waiyaki Way, P.O BOX 57103-00200 Nairobi, Kenya. Email: admin [at]
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