KIPPRA Senior Policy Analyst Job

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Job description

Senior policy analyst in partnership department is responsible for undertaking activities towards promoting the Institute’s strategic partnerships, networks and linkages at national and county levels, and with regional and international institutions to strengthen resource mobilization, to ensure Institutional stability and to manage the expectation of partners.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Developing and reviewing Partnerships and Networking Strategy and Policy;
  • Identifying capacity building activities for networking and partnering;
  • Ensuring coordination and implementation of client work;
  • Coordinating collaborative research activities with other partners;
  • Organizing national and regional conferences;
  • Drafting Memorandum of Understanding and any other partnership agreements;
  • Ensuring contracts related to partnership activities are well managed and maintained;
  • Participating in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports;
  • Conducting capacity building activities for government and other stakeholders;
  • Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the Institute;
  • Participating in enhancing the Institute’s networks and partnerships;
  • Undertaking relevant objective policy research and analysis to provide policy advice to government;
  • 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 policy engagement forums such as task forces, working groups among others;
  • Assuring quality of collaborative and consultancy research outputs;
  • Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the Institute; and
  • Developing content and publish in peer reviewed journals to disseminate research findings and contribute to the body of knowledge at national, regional an international levels.


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution;
  • Knowledge in resource mobilization, communication, marketing, international relations and public relations;
  • Strong presentation writing and negotiation skills including the ability to initiate and elaborate partnership projects and grant projects;
  • Project management skills;
  • Supervisory skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience;
  • 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;
  • Training in Modeling skills and use of statistical soft wares will be an added advantage;
  • Computer skills including relevant statistical packages; and
  • Fulfil the requirement of chapter six (6) of the constitution.


If you are interested, possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly send your filled application form; cover letter; curriculum vitae, and certificates quoting the job title and reference as subject matter to the email below, on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.

Email address:  [email protected]

Hand-delivered applications should be submitted at Josim Instantaneous Consultium Limited Offices Located at Bazaar Plaza, Moi Avenue, Nairobi Fourth Floor Room No. D2

The public is notified of the following:

  • All applications MUST be received on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.
  • KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability, females, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply
  • There are NO fees charged by KIPPRA for any application of these positions
  • Canvassing for any of these positions will result in disqualification of the candidate
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to avail the following documents during the interview:
  •  Original academic certificates
  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
  • Clearance from Criminal Investigation Department
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission
  • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Evidence of publications where required
  • Recommendation letter (s)
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