Economists

Degree.
Job Code AHF-JB-8465F.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: Degree in Economics, Accounting, Commerce, Economics and Statistics, Finance, and any other related courses.

Experience: We dont necessarily base competency on previous experience. However, a candidate must pass a face to face interview upon selection The face to face interviews will be conducted in July. More communication will be done on this to specific candidates

About the job

As an Economist, you will analyze economic data, trends, and policies to provide insights and recommendations to organizations, government agencies, or research institutions. Your role will involve conducting economic research, modeling economic phenomena, and interpreting findings to inform decision-making and policy development. Key responsibilities include:

1. Conducting economic research and analysis to understand and forecast trends in markets, industries, and economies.

2. Collecting, organizing, and analyzing economic data from various sources, such as government reports, surveys, and financial databases.

3. Developing economic models and simulations to assess the impact of policy changes, market developments, or other factors on economic outcomes.

4. Interpreting economic data and findings to identify patterns, relationships, and implications for stakeholders.

5. Preparing reports, presentations, and publications to communicate research findings, forecasts, and policy recommendations to clients, stakeholders, and the public.

6. Providing economic expertise and guidance to support decision-making processes, strategic planning, and policy formulation.

7. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, including economists, analysts, policymakers, and researchers, to address complex economic issues and challenges.

8. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of economic policies, programs, and interventions, and making recommendations for improvement.

9. Staying informed about developments in economic theory, research methods, and data sources to ensure the relevance and quality of analysis.

10. Contributing to the development of economic policies, regulations, and guidelines at the national, regional, or organizational level.

Skill Requirements

1. Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with a solid understanding of economic principles, theories, and methods..

2. Proficiency in statistical software and data analysis tools, such as R, Python, SAS, Stata, or similar.

3. Ability to interpret and communicate complex economic concepts and findings effectively to diverse audiences.

4. Excellent research, writing, and presentation skills, with the ability to synthesize information and convey key messages clearly and persuasively.

5. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment, managing multiple tasks and deadlines.

6. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data analysis and reporting.

7. Commitment to ethical standards and professional integrity in conducting economic research and analysis.

Nairobi, Kenya
900K - 1.2M
Estimate sal. Per Year
  • Kindly note that if you qualify for this role, you will start working once we have officially started operations in Kenya. Currently, we are in the final steps of approvals from kenyan authorities. We estimate this will take a few months. Once you qualify, more details on reporting date and location will be communicated through your personal contacts. Success!