TJN-A Policy Officer Jobs in Kenya
TJN-A Policy Officer Jobs in Kenya
We are seeking three skilled and self- driven individuals to fill our Policy Officer positions to undertake analysis, research, and policy advocacy on illicit financial flows and tax justice within TJNA’s thematic areas: Tax and Equality, Tax and Investments, Tax and Natural Resources Governance and Tax in the International Financial Architecture.
You will work closely with our Policy Research and Advocacy Manager to contribute to TJNA’s campaign against illicit financial flows and support our outreach programmes. These Policy Officer roles are essential contributors to TJNA’s global advocacy and policy influencing agenda that is embedded within our 2021 – 2025 Strategic Plan.
As one of our Policy Officers you will:
Conduct policy analysis & research that produces highly analytical and research outputs that informs TJNA’s position on relevant issues, directs advocacy campaigns, informs policy at national and global policy and influences decision-makers
Be involved in program planning, coordination and reporting with a view to promoting advocacy and research work in the respective thematic areas
Manage contracts with consultants and other service suppliers within the program and work with the finance team to ensure financial information is up to date, variances are identified and recommendations for action made
Coordinate overall thematic-related programs to ensure key performance indicators are met
Develop, engage and maintain strategic relationships with key partners and networks, and represent TJNA at relevant networks, workshops, and policy events
Provide technical support and oversight in the design and delivery of activities to support the identification of strategic spaces for TJNA engagement
Contribute to TJNA publications and relevant tax policy debates and discussions ensuring TJNA has increasing policy influence
Key Accountability Areas:
Policy analysis and research
Program planning coordination and reporting
Developing and maintaining relationships with partners
Requirements to be a TJNA Policy Officer **
A Bachelor’s degree in economics, political science public policy or a development-related discipline (Masters is an added advantage).
Have overall experience of 3 to 5 years with strong work experience in tax-related issues, especially governance, transparency and accountability functions; preferably in a non-governmental organization or civil institutions
Have a background in tax with an excellent understanding of the global tax system,
Experience in program coordination, research coordination and knowledge generation
Knowledge of finance and program budget monitoring and tracking
Stakeholder development and management
Strong research and analytical skills
Able to collaborate and work within a cross-cultural setting
Excellent communication skills with several long-distance working relationships
Proficiency in French is an added advantage
Willing to travel for at least 25% of the time
You are a flexible, creative and strategic thinker who is able to work in a highly operational environment
What We Can Offer:
We are a small and dedicated team of 20 staff. We are connected by our passionate cause. We uphold a high work ethic that fosters team spirit while supporting innovation, creativity and continuous learning. In addition to a great culture and a collaborative team environment we offer:
Annual Gross Salary USD $30,000 - $36,000 (based on skills and qualifications)
A work environment that supports diversity and inclusivity
International exposure through regular travels
Opportunity to engage with a diverse pan-African professional network and groups
Platforms to showcase your work and talent with an opportunity for professional growth
Flexible working conditions
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; TJN-A Policy Officer Jobs in Kenya
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