Manager Research And Advocacy

Nairobi City, Nairobi Salary Negotiable

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Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

- Qualification Level: Bachelor

- Experience Level: Management level

- Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Our mandate as a Council is to develop and promote export of Kenya’s goods and services. Exports are the primary driver of our national economy and the Council wishes to strengthen and enhance delivery of this mandate by recruiting high calibre, results oriented, experienced and skilled professionals, for the following position:

MANAGER RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY - EPC GRADE 3

Terms of Employment: Four (4) Years Contract Renewable Subject to Performance

The Manager, Research and Advocacy will be responsible to the Chief Manager, Corporate Strategy, Research and Advocacy. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

Job Description

- Coordinating the undertaking of applied market research in East Africa / European markets for the benefit of exporters;

- Disseminating research findings to all stakeholders;

- Coordinating the preparation of budget of the section in consultation with the Chief Manager;

- Coordinatin the preparation of budget for implementation of the strategic plan on the shortterm in collaboration with all other sections;

- Analyzing constrains in sector identified in the National Export Strategy and diseminating findings in stakeholders forum;

- Prioritizing research projects and funding;

- Ensuring implementation of research findings;

- Coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of research projects;

- Coordinating publication and disemminating of research findings;

- Representing EPC in trade policy and research meeting

- Reveiwing Trade agreements and preparing briefs for policy interventions;

- Coordinating activities of Trade Point in collaboration with manager E-trade;

- Secretary to Specific sectoral panels and in charge of developing the sector positional papers in liasion with respective units.

Appointment Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

- Served in the grade of Principal officer, Reasearch and Advocacy or in a comparable and relevant position for at least three (3) years;

- Bachelors degree in any of the following: Economics, Statistics, Planning, Public Policy or any other relevant and equivalent discipline from a recognized institution;

- Masters degree in any of the following: Economics, Statistics, Planning, Public Policy or any other relevant and equivalent discipline from a recognized institution;

- Proficiency in Statistical Package for Social Science and any other relevant statistical package;

- A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work with at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity

- Membership in a professional body

- Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution

- Fulfilling the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

- Demonstrate managerial and professional competence and exhibit a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives and ability to alling them to EPC policies and program.

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