Office of the Controller of Budget Senior Research & Planning Officer Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Controller of Budget Senior Research & Planning Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • This position is responsible for the development and implementation of research policies, systems and procedures to guide research programs in the office of the Controller of
    Budget. The position is also responsible for developing and monitoring implementation of the office of the Controller of Budget Strategic Plan.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the preparation and monitors implementation of the office of the Controller of Budget Strategic Plan

  • Coordinates formulation, mid-term and end term reviews of the Strategic Plan

  • Develops and monitors implementation of research and planning policies and procedures for the department

  • Supervises the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation(M&E) activities and prepare reports

  • Coordinates the implementation of the OCOB monitoring and evaluation framework

  • Coordinates the development and implementation of the work plan, for the department

  • Develops and monitors implementation of the framework to review organizational policies

  • Coordinates objective research and analysis on budget implementation issues and prepare reports

  • Collaborates and partners with key stakeholders in research activities

  • Coordinates the implementation of the risk management framework in the department

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Undertakes objective research and analysis on budget implementation matters in line with COB Act, 2016

  • Prepares departmental work plans and in line with the Strategic Plan

  • Implements the business continuity plan for the department

  • Prepares guidelines on policy formulation in the office of the Controller of Budget

  • Collates and analyses data on budget implementation in line with COB Act, 2016

  • Develops and updates databases on macroeconomic and fiscal indicators relating to
    budget implementation matters and prepare briefs

  • Reviews strategies and draft policies on budget implementation matters

  • Prepares research papers and policy briefs on budget implementation.

  • Identifies areas of research and prepare concept papers

  • Prepares Memorandum of Understanding to guide partnerships with key stakeholders in research

  • Conducts policy gap analyses and advises OCOB management

  • Carries out review of
    planning and budget documents (BROP, BPS, CBROP, CFSP, National Budget Estimates)

  • Guides preparation of departmental work plans to align them with the strategic plan

  • Reviews the implementation of OCOB’s strategic plan

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility

  • Development and implementation of the budget for the department.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per office’s asset register.

    Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Advisory

  • Analytical

  • Operational.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Finance or its
    equivalent from a recognized university.

  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership of a related professional body.

    Previous relevant work experience required

  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience from a reputable organization.

    Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies /Attributes:

  • Knowledge of national development policies, goals and objectives.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Research skills in quantitative and qualitative data.

  • Familiar with common research analysis soft ware.

  • Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016.

  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015.

  • Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Team building skills.

  • Problem solving skills/techniques.

  • Report writing and presentation skills.

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Controller of Budget Senior Research & Planning Officer Jobs in Kenya


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