KIPPRA - Trade & Foreign Policy Analyst - Jobs in Kenya

KIPPRA - Trade & Foreign Policy Analyst - Jobs in Kenya


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


  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

    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
  • All Email applications to be sent to:
  • Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on Monday 13th May 2019
  • Late applications will not be accepted
  • For more information and job application details, see; KIPPRA - Trade & Foreign Policy Analyst - Jobs in Kenya

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