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KIPPRA Young Professionals Programme Jobs in Kenya

Young Professionals Programme 
Ref. No. KIP/YP/11

As part of its mandate of building individual and institutional capacity, KIPPRA runs a one-year Young Professionals (YP) Programme. The Institute invites applications from suitable and qualified candidates for 2011/2012 programme, which commences in July 2011.

Vacancies exist within the following Divisions: Macroeconomics (Econometrics, statistics); Productive Sector (Agriculture, Industry, Services, Environment and Natural Resources, Trade and foreign policy etc); Social Sector (poverty, education, health, labour and other social issues); Infrastructure and Economic Services Sector (transport, energy, telecommunication, physical infrastructure etc); and Private Sector Development (investment, financial services, business environment, Governance etc).

Candidates must possess at least MA or MSc degree in Economics or related social sciences.

In their application letters, they should state clearly the target Division based on their area of specialization. Candidates with working experience will have added advantage. At least half of the available vacancies will be awarded to candidates from the public sector.

The YPs will be involved in hands-on research activities. They will also take courses offered by the Institute, and write a publishable paper. Candidates from the Public Service should have their application letters endorsed by their respective Permanent Secretaries or Chief Executives.

Terms and Application Procedure

The Institute offers a competitive monthly allowance to the YPs. Successful candidates will be given a 1 year contract. Upon successful completion of the programme, they will be awarded certificates and will be expected to return to their employment.

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application letter indicating reference number for the position on both letter and envelope, copy of updated/detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, current salary and expected monthly allowance, names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional referees who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and work experience to:

The HR and Administration Officer,
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Bishops Garden Towers, 2nd Floor, Bishops Road,
P.O. Box 56445-00200, City Square, Nairobi

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Applications should reach not later than 25th March 2011

KIPPRA offers equal opportunity to all qualified Kenyans and women are encouraged to apply

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