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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 20, 2021
  • The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is the voice of employers in Kenya and the umbrella body that brings together enterprises from all sectors of the economy. The Federation’s mandate is to promote the interests of employers and to influence labour and social policy to support enterprise growth and competitiveness in a dynamic global environment.
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    Policy Research and Strategy Officer


    Reporting to the HOD Advocacy, Consulting & Partnerships, the job holder will ensure timely execution of research assignments and support in strategy & policy advocacy on employment, labour and economic matters within the scope of the Federation’s mandate. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Carry out research assignments on Employment, labour Relations, social policy and economic matters
    • Design research instruments and other survey methodologies
    • Preparation of survey plans and collection of data
    • Data analysis and reports preparation
    • Coordinate the implementation of research assignments to ensure timely completion
    • Monitor and evaluate assignments to ensure that high standards are maintained in the planning, development and execution of research assignments.
    • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with various individuals and institutions in order to maximize on current and future research opportunities
    • Prepare and submit research reports with findings and recommendations
    • Participate in the delivery of Training service as and when required
    • Monitoring policy issues in the fields of Employment, Labour Relations and social policy
    • Drafting of policy briefs and positions
    • Support in tracking the Execution of FKE strategy

    Qualifications and Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Public Policy or a related Social Science
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent will be an added advantage
    • 4 years proven work experience in policy research or public policy analysis

    Key Skills, Competencies and Desired Attributes

    • Strong analytical and inference skills
    • Strong oral communication and writing skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to adhere to research study guidelines and protocols
    • Proficiency in computers
    • A fast learner with a positive attitude
    • Ability to uphold confidentiality and security of data gathered
    • Statistical and data analysis skills using data analysis programs will be an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (indicating current and expected salary), and detailed Curriculum Vitae with 3 professional referees through:  indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line to reach us not later than March 20, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Executive Director/CEO
    Federation of Kenya Employers
    Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
    P.O. Box 48311-00100

    FKE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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