Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) – Director, Corporate Services (Re-Advertised).

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Job Title

Director, Corporate Services (One position)







Job Grade




Basic Salary Scale

KES 271,411 – 382,848 per month




Corporate Services





Executive Director




Head  the  Directorate  of  Corporate  Services  and  oversee  the

Position Summary

Human  Resource  and   Administration,  Finance,  Corporate

Communications, and Information Communication Technology


management in the Institute.



Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Overseeing the Human Resource and Administration, Finance, Corporate Communications and Information Communication Technology management in the Institute;
  • Formulating, interpreting, and implementing human resource, finance, corporate communications, and information communication technology policies, strategies, and programs;
  • Responsible for the prudent management and utilization of all the resources under the above departments;
  • Responsible for the development of a master strategy and business continuity management of the Directorate;
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Institute’s resolutions on matters affecting the departments under his or her oversight role;
  • Responsible for the consolidation of the departmental procurement plans and budgets;
  • Responsible for teamwork and collaboration among the various departments under his or her supervision;
  • Coordinate the preparation of respective board papers for Finance and Human Resource Board committees;
  • Ensuring efficient, effective, professional, and sustainable human resource and administrative systems within the Institute; and
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the strategies of the respective departments.


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree  in  any  of  the  following  disciplines:  Business  Administration,  Human Resource Management, Commerce, Accounting, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Masters of Business Administration degree or in any of the following fields; Human Resource Management, Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience eight (8) should be at management level;
  • Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks cumulative from a recognized institution;
  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable;
  • Computer application skills; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies, and Attributes:

Functional Skills

  1. Mentoring skills;
  2. Leadership skills;
  3. Negotiation skills;
  4. Communication skills;
  5. Interpersonal skills;
  6. Management skills;
  7. Problem-solving skills; and
  8. Presentation skills,

Behavioral competencies and attributes

  1. Accountability;
  2. Commitment;
  3. Teamwork;
  4. Coaching and Development;
  5. Adaptability;
  6. Innovative;
  7. Strategic thinking; and
  8. Critical thinking.

The public is notified of the following:

  1. Detailed job descriptions, requirements, and how to apply are available on the website kippra.or.ke/careers/
  2. All applications MUST be received on or before 27th July 2022 by 5:00 pm.
  3. KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability, females, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply
  4. There are NO fees charged by KIPPRA for any application of these positions
  5. Canvassing for any of these positions will result in disqualification of the candidate

ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to avail the following documents during the interview:

  1. Original academic certificates
  2. Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Clearance from Criminal Investigation of Department
  4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  5. Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  6. Evidence of publications where required
  7. Recommendation letter (s)

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. Applications are accepted in either hard or soft copies. Hard copies should be delivered to the address provided below while soft copies submitted through email address careers@kippra.or.ke .

Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Executive Director,

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,

Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,

P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,

Tel: 0724256096/0736712724

Nairobi, Kenya.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer.




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