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Friday, March 24, 2017

Palladium Economic Policy Manager, Economic Growth – Kenya Investment Mechanism

Economic Policy Manager, Economic Growth – Kenya Investment Mechanism
Senior Level
Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya
Company Overview: Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.
We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role: Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.
We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Responsibilities
Palladium seeks an Economic Policy Manager for the anticipated USAID funded Kenya Investment Mechanism project (KIM).
The goal of KIM is to focused on facilitating significant investment in the following sectors in Kenya; Power / Clean Energy; Nutrition / WASH; Regional Cross-Border Trade; Youth Activities; Agribusiness and Municipal Finance PPPs.
Duration: 5 years
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Role and Responsibilities
The Economic Policy Manager is responsible for ensuring that Palladium focuses on removing barriers that impede the objectives of its capital mobilization efforts.
The following are the responsibilities of the Economic Policy Manage:
  • Together with other USAID implementing partners, identify and put in place strategies to reform policies, or to remove barriers from existing policies/tools impeding capital mobilization towards the target value chains.
  • Hire and supervise technical expertise to draft new policies, or refine existing policies in ways that will unleash capital towards the target value chains.
  • Conduct outreach with regional and national government entities and private sector and non-governmental stakeholders involved with policy reform relevant to the target value chains.
  • Support the design of public awareness activities.
Requirements
  • Advanced degree in economics, law, business administration, public policy or related field.
  • Prior experience in a senior level position working on financial and investment policy, preferably in Kenya or East Africa regions
  • Diplomatic skills and proven ability to work effectively with government and private sector stakeholders
  • Fluency in English required
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Closing Date: 30 April 2017

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