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Public Policy and Research Senior Officer (Grade 6) Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 15:44   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1826
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Job Description


The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) is a professional body for certified public accountants (CPAs) in Kenya. ICPAK is a full member of the International Federation of Accountants and the Pan African Federation of Accounting.

JOB REF: ICPAK/05/2023


  • Lobby on behalf of members on matters that create value to them through;
  • Holding consultative meetings with a view to fostering working relationships with the identified institutions.
  • Facilitating selection of suitable candidates for the identified opportunities.

Thought Leadership and stakeholder engagement

  • Developing position papers on matters of ICPAK’s expertise;
  • Representing the Institute in key national forums and events;
  • Developing opinion pieces in the local dailies on matters concerning ICPAK, Public finance, accountability and the economy at large;
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships and dialogue with Parliament, Government Ministries and other Regulatory bodies with a view to enhancing the public interest role of the Institute.

Advise the Minister of Finance on Accountability and governance within the Public Sector through;

  • Developing a memorandum on key governance, accountability and public finance issues in the country;
  • Arrange meetings with the National Treasury and its departments on matters affecting the Institute;

Contribute to development of Kenya’s legislative frame work in areas of our expertise

  • Undertake review of money/Finance Bills and other relevant pieces of legislation
  • Proactively develop Bills for consideration on core issues affecting accountancy profession and the economy at large;
  • Review for amendment already enacted pieces of legislation

Strengthen and promote the global recognition of the ICPAK brand

  • Proactively recruit members with the relevant expertise to represent the Institute in the County, national and International forums and organizations.

Contribute to the implementation of devolution in Kenya

  • Lobby for appointments of accountants in both the national and county governments;
  • Strengthen and build capacity of the institute branches to enable them support operational excellence at the county;
  • Undertake a base line survey on the level of county preparedness to take effectively take up devolved functions

Person Profile:

Academic and Professional Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Public Policy, Analysis, Administration or Economics
  • Professional qualifications: Post graduate degree in Public Policy, Tax, Business or Economics.
  • 5 years working experience with at least 4 years in a Public Policy and Research environment.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, scanned copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and Application letter indicating current and expected salary to  recruitment@icpak.com
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 17 May. 2023

Company Description
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)