Research & Development Officer I Job Vacancy in Kenya

Office of the Ombudsman

Position Title: Research & Development Officer I

The Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) is a Constitutional Commission established under Article 59 (4), Chapter fifteen of the Constitution and the Commission on Administrative Justice Act, 2011 with the mandate of addressing all forms of maladministration in the public sector in Kenya.

The Commission is also charged with overseeing and enforcing the implementation of the Access to Information Act, 2016.

The Commission seeks to fill the following position:-

Ref: CAJ/JOB/005/08/2023

Reporting To: Director, Strategy, Research & Compliance

Department: Strategy, Research & Compliance

Job Grade: CAJ 6

No. of Posts: 1

Terms of Employment: Permanent & Pensionable

Duty Station: Head Office

Duties and Responsibilities:

i. Preparing research plans and proposals;

ii. Collecting, collating and compiling research data and report writing;

iii. Preparing data collection tools and instruments;

iv. Writing and disseminating research reports;

v. Conducting research in the specified area; and

vi. Implementing research protocols and the terms of reference for research.

vii. Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

i. Served in the grade of Research and Development Officer II for a minimum period of four (4) years or its equivalent;

ii. Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Economics and Statistics, Communication, Law, Education, Arts, Anthropology, Sociology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution; and

iv. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Application Process

All interested candidates who meet the job indent for this position are encouraged to send hard copy of their application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of their academic and professional certificates together with a clear National Identification card by 25th September 2023 at 5.00p.m. to:-

The Commission Secretary
Commission on Administrative Justice
2nd Floor, Westend Towers – Waiyaki Way
P O Box 20414 City Square 00200