government agencies on public policy; develop and maintain research
resources and databases on public policy and disseminate research findings
through seminars, roundtable meetings 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
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
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.
Assuring quality of research outputs.
Developing research proposals to raise targeted funds to enhance sustainability of the
Developing content and publish in peer Reviewing journals to disseminate research
findings and contribute to the body of knowledge at national, regional and
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution from
a recognized institution;
Master’s Degree in Economics, or related social sciences from a recognized institution from a recognized institution;
( Supervisory skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
Knowledge statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting; and
Computer Skills and use of statistical software’s;
Minimum experience of three (3) years in Policy Research and Analysis;
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 will be an added advantage; and
Fulfil the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution.
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.
Well- developed and practiced negotiating skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
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