Public Finance Management Lead Analyst
A new, full-time leadership role based in our Nairobi office in Kenya. Be part of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty.
- Location:Nairobi, Kenya
- Salary scale:KSh 5,500,000–KSh 6,281,624 per annum, depending on experience
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a senior leader with strong experience and expertise in the field of national financing for development and in-depth knowledge of public finance management (PFM) in developing country contexts to join our team. This post will provide intellectual leadership for our national finance and budgeting portfolio. The postholder will provide vision, thought leadership and coherence throughout the next phase of this well-regarded, innovative area of DI’s work.
- Producing high-quality research for a range of audiences, from in-depth reports to compelling blogs and factsheets, as well as developing new innovative ways to present DI’s work.
- Bringing in new work to grow the portfolio, following client and fundraising leads and seeking opportunities to enhance DI’s reputation as experts in PFM and budget analysis, both regionally and globally.
- Regularly presenting analysis externally on panels, at senior meetings and to clients. Networking with other experts and supporting DI’s external engagement objectives, working closely with the Engagement team.
We are looking for a positive and ‘can-do’ person who is ready to pursue new opportunities, forge innovative agendas and relationships, and drive them through to delivery. The ideal candidate will need to have a strong understanding of quantitative research techniques, the ability to conduct high-quality research and analysis, including design of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and public policy analysis.
You will be educated to degree and postgraduate qualification (Master’s) level in economics, finance or any related discipline with a substantial quantitative and qualitative analytical component. The successful candidate will need to have at least seven years of experience working on analyses relevant to PFM.
Early applications are highly encouraged; we will be reviewing submissions as they arrive and interviews will be held periodically. As we are recruiting on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to end recruitment without notice.
If you would like to contribute to increasing the impact of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty, we would love to hear from you. Please download and read the full recruitment pack and apply with your CV and cover letter here.