Job Title: Director, Research and Policy Advocacy
(Ref. No. KenInvest/D-SR&P/2/2012)
Reporting to the Managing Director, the position will be responsible for developing a comprehensive policy framework to carry out investment research, policy analysis and advocacy with a view to contributing to the improvement of Kenya's investment climate. The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to;
Planning, designing and coordinating the implementation of investment research studies and surveys aimed at assessing, evaluating and developing appropriate strategies that will spur local and international investment in Kenya.
Undertaking investment policies/regulations analysis and reviews to identify policy gaps and make recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
Monitoring investment climate and targeted opportunities in the country.
Assessing the Country’s performance in generating/attracting new investments against the Strategic Plan, Vision 2030 and the Medium Term plan.
Production of information fact sheets (Sector and Sub-sector Profiles) and Guides for investors and stakeholders so as to ensure that KenInvest has a comprehensive knowledge-base on investment.
Spearhead KenInvest policy advocacy through establishment and maintenance of continuous dialogue with stakeholders, especially the public and private sector.
Continuously prepare publications to raise the profile and encourage discourse on investments in Kenya.
Minimum qualifications for the position include;
A Masters Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Policy Analysis or any other relevant qualifications. Knowledge on Project Management will be an added advantage.
experience of at least 10 years, 3 of which must be at the level of a Research and/Policy Analysis Manager or a comparable and relevant position.
Demonstrated competence in Research, Strategy and Policy Analysis.
Strong IT skills, analytical and report writing skills.
Clear understanding of national economic priorities and ability to translate them into investment opportunities.
The candidates should have proven leadership qualities, possess problem-solving skills, ability to negotiate, be a strong team player, and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and management skills.
How to Apply:
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail or by courier (but not on email) on or before Friday, 27th July, 2012. The candidates are also expected to confirm their submission by registering their details at: www.investmentkenya.com/careers indicating name, position applied for and the date of submission.
Board of Directors,
Kenya Investment Authority
Kenya Railways Headquarters
Block 'D', 4th Floor, Workshop Road, Off Haile Selassie Ave.
P.O. Box 51950-00100, NAIROBI.
KENYA INVESTMENT AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Deadline: 27th July 2012