Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is Looking for a Research Assistant (RA) Staff Database

Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is Looking for a Research Assistant (RA) Staff Database

Research Assistant (RA) Staff Database at Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA)

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The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institute that was established in May 1997 through a Legal Notice and commenced operations in June 1999. In January 2007,His Excellency the President signed the KIPPRA Bill into law and the KIPPRA Act No. 15 of 2006 commenced on 1st February 2007.

Research Assistant (RA) Staff Database

The Institute is in the process of establishing a database for Research Assistants (RA), who shall be called upon when an opportunity arises. The database will be valid for a period of two (2) years and may be reviewed on need basis. The role of the Research Assistant involves aiding primary researchers in gathering data and information via studies, surveys, and other methods relevant to a project and its associated activities. This opportunity is open in the following functions of the Institute:

TECHNICAL RESEARCH DEPARTMENTS

  • Capacity Building Department
  • Partnerships Department
  • Trade and Foreign Policy Department
  • Macroeconomics Department
  • Productive Sector Department
  • Private Sector Department
  • Social Sector Department
  • Governance Department
  • Infrastructure and Economics Services Department
  • Knowledge Management Department– (Publications and Library)

Qualifications and Basic Requirements for Research Assistant (RA)

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree from a recognized Institution in any of the following disciplines:
  • Economics or related Social Sciences, Curriculum Development, Gender Studies, Public Policy, Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Criminology, Governance, Urban Planning, Agriculture, Political Science, Library & Information.

Personal Attributes:

  • Should possess interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of basic statistical software for data entry, extraction and reporting including (STATA, SPSS, E-VIEWS).
  • The Successful candidates and will be required to avail the following documents.
    • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board.
    • Clearance from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Police Clearance Certificate).
    • Printed Online Self-Declaration Application Acknowledgement Receipt or a selfDeclaration Form duly stamped by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
    • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate).
    • Clearance from a Registered Credit Reference Bureau.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, copies of certificates & testimonials, and duly filled personal data form which can be downloaded from the Institute’s website.
All applications should be sent through the recruitment portal (link https://recruit.kippra.or.ke/) and in the event of challenges submit the applications in soft copy via email: careers@kippra.or.ke. All applications MUST be received on or before 15th September 2023 by 5:00 pm.
Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Research Assistant (RA) Staff Database at Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA)

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