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Policy Officer - Economic Affairs

Closing: Jan 24, 2023

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Published: Jan 21, 2023 (10 days ago)

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Are you a macroeconomic expert? Do you want to support the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kenya to enhance trade and investments? And are you someone who can easily connect the dots and build a relevant network? Good news! The Embassy of the Netherlands in Kenya is looking for an enthusiastic policy officer who will join the trade and investment team and whose role will be to further strengthen the economic relations between the Netherlands and Kenya.

Required Knowledge and areas of experience:

  • At least a bachelors and masters degree in the area of business administration, economics, development studies.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience in a relevant sector; i.e., government, embassies, consultancy, international organizations.
  • Experience with macroeconomic analysis of Kenya.
  • Proven knowledge of the Kenyan business climate.
  • Experience with project management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • A strong network in the water sector, or the ability to quickly build this.
  • Experience in private sector development
  • Good knowledge of the English language, orally and written.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to interact with people of all levels.
  • Ability to work well within a multicultural setting.


Responsibilities
Are you a macroeconomic expert? Do you want to support the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kenya to enhance trade and investments? And are you someone who can easily connect the dots and build a relevant network? Good news! The Embassy of the Netherlands in Kenya is looking for an enthusiastic policy officer who will join the trade and investment team and whose role will be to further strengthen the economic relations between the Netherlands and Kenya.

Required Knowledge and areas of experience:

  • At least a bachelors and masters degree in the area of business administration, economics, development studies.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience in a relevant sector; i.e., government, embassies, consultancy, international organizations.
  • Experience with macroeconomic analysis of Kenya.
  • Proven knowledge of the Kenyan business climate.
  • Experience with project management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • A strong network in the water sector, or the ability to quickly build this.
  • Experience in private sector development
  • Good knowledge of the English language, orally and written.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to interact with people of all levels.
  • Ability to work well within a multicultural setting.


  • Monitoring economic developments in Kenya and the region; analyze and communicate regularly to the embassy and relevant policy departments in Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague.
  • Follow up with any briefings from partners such as IFC, World Bank, the donor group etc. on Macro-economic performance and Public Finance Management.
  • Build relevant networks amongst stakeholders in public institutions, private entities, and development cooperation organizations, in economic governance and in the water sector.
  • Be the focal point for business queries in the water sector and develop strategy on enhancing business in the water sector
  • Handle trade and investment requests. Give support to NL and KE business to enhance trade.
  • Work with the team on preparing field-visits, high-level visits, round-tables and other events.
  • Develop new business climate programmes in line with the NL Strategic Plan


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