2023/2024 KIPPRA Young Professionals Programme

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Last Updated on March 20, 2023

KIPPRA Young Professionals Programme

Applications are open for the 2023/2024 KIPPRA Young Professionals Programme. The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institute that was established in May 1997 through a Legal Notice and commenced operations in June 1999. In January 2007,His Excellency the President signed the KIPPRA Bill into law and the KIPPRA Act No. 15 of 2006 commenced on 1st February 2007.The Institute is thus an autonomous Think Tank established under an Act of Parliament.

KIPPRA Young Professionals Programme 2023/2024

In line with the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA)’s mandate of developing human and institutional capacities required for the formulation of medium and long-term strategic perspectives for national development, KIPPRA runs a flagship programme christened Young Professionals (YP). The Institute is therefore inviting applications to fill thirty (30) KIPPRA-sponsored and ten (10) self/institution-sponsored vacant positions. The YP programme which will be held both virtually and physically depending on the course and schedule covers: rigorous on-the-job training and course work in the areas of Public Policy Making Process, law-making process, applied research methods and policy analysis (Research ethics, Concepts, Data and analytical techniques), Governance structures in a Devolved system of Government, Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecasting, Systems of National Accounts and Introduction to Social Accounting Matrix (SAM). By the end of the program the participants are expected to publish a number of research outputs. The objective of the YP Programme is to develop young professionals in the area of public policy research and analysis and offer them an opportunity to gain on-the-job experience, expand their knowledge, leadership skills and build professional networks. In the course of the one (1) year programme, Young Professionals are placed in various departments

Method of Application

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, copies of certificates & testimonials, and duly filled personal data form which can be downloaded from the Institute’s website. All applications must be submitted in soft copies email address careers@kippra.or.ke Hard-copy applications will NOT be accepted. Applicants are advised to indicate in the subject line whether they are KIPPRAsponsored or self-sponsored applicants. All applications should reach the Institute on or before Monday 17th April 2023 at 11:59:00 hrs.


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