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POLICY RESEARCH ANALYST

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Published: Jun 29, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Introduction

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is the apex body of the private sector in Kenya. KEPSA brings together local and foreign business associations, chambers of commerce, professional bodies, corporates (small, medium and large), start-ups and multinational companies from all sectors of the economy in the country, representing over 1 million businesses under one umbrella. The Alliance serves as a federation of over 90 Associations and professional bodies and is the focal point of the East Africa Business Council (EABC), which is the apex body of businesses in East Africa.

The Alliance enables its diverse membership of the business community to speak in one voice when engaging the Government, development partners and other stakeholders on cross-cutting policy issues affecting private sector development and engages in implementing programs that ensure the growth of businesses and the social-economic development of the country.

KEPSA supports businesses with opportunities for training, networking, financial linkages, mentorships & coaching, access to markets, value chains and investment opportunities while
working closely with many partners from across the world.

Job Summary:

The Position is responsible for

high quality policy research and analysis and development of presentations in

assigned sectors and areas of focus guided by the KEPSA’s Strategy and National

Business Agenda. To discharge this role, the position holder will have to work

closely with the Public Private Dialogue Department.


Responsibilities

Introduction

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is the apex body of the private sector in Kenya. KEPSA brings together local and foreign business associations, chambers of commerce, professional bodies, corporates (small, medium and large), start-ups and multinational companies from all sectors of the economy in the country, representing over 1 million businesses under one umbrella. The Alliance serves as a federation of over 90 Associations and professional bodies and is the focal point of the East Africa Business Council (EABC), which is the apex body of businesses in East Africa.

The Alliance enables its diverse membership of the business community to speak in one voice when engaging the Government, development partners and other stakeholders on cross-cutting policy issues affecting private sector development and engages in implementing programs that ensure the growth of businesses and the social-economic development of the country.

KEPSA supports businesses with opportunities for training, networking, financial linkages, mentorships & coaching, access to markets, value chains and investment opportunities while
working closely with many partners from across the world.

Job Summary:

The Position is responsible for

high quality policy research and analysis and development of presentations in

assigned sectors and areas of focus guided by the KEPSA’s Strategy and National

Business Agenda. To discharge this role, the position holder will have to work

closely with the Public Private Dialogue Department.


Key Responsibilities

  • Undertakes initial policy research and analysis

    and special studies in various sectors and areas of focus in KEPSA with the aim

    to produce key advocacy outputs such as: policy briefs, policy papers,

    presentations and seminal papers for CEO, Board and Management.

  • Works with PPD Department to develop specific

    contents and policy proposals for the sector board meetings and public private

    dialogue platforms.

  • Assists Sector Boards in conceptualizing their

    advocacy issues and supporting them with well researched position papers.

  • Provides primary and secondary data and

    information required for business & market intelligence reports, economic

    & market surveys, regulatory and compliance research reports to be

    published by KEPSA.

  • Works in close collaboration with specific data

    providers in public and private sector to collects and collate primary and

    secondary data and information of interest to KEPSA.

  • Under guidance of Head of PRA Department, works

    with the team in the department to determine research agenda and objectives of

    the department based on KEPSA’s Strategy and NBA-4

  • Communicate effectively with other departments

    to get their input into all fundraising proposals and other documentation

    produced in the department

  • Administration of the day to day activities

    within the department.

  • Attends assigned sector board and PPD meetings

    for purposes of generating content for research agenda and helping to clarify

    policy matters.


  • Candidate Qualities

    • Loves statistics and has ability to break

      complex data into meaningful business and policy information.

  • Ability to produce high quality written outputs

    in a timely manner

  • Excellent writing, analytical, and presentation

    skills particularly data visualization.

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Excellent inter-personal and relationship skills

  • Ability to engage with and maintain excellent

    relationships with providers of data and information


  • Personal Qualities:

    • Personable, engaging, optimistic

    • Collaborative, bridge builder, connector

    • Action-oriented

    • Flexible and knows how to react to opportunities

      when they arise

  • Genuine, authentic, transparent

  • Has good listening and decision-making skills,

    is open to ideas of others, and is willing to learn.


  • Required Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate for this position

    will hold a Master’s degree in economics, law, public policy, development

    economics, or any other related discipline with at least 8 years of experience

    since attaining the bachelor’s degree. The candidate should also have worked in

    the private sector, public sector, business organization or international

    organizations in public policy analysis and research positions for at least 5

    years.



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