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Research Officer Job At CMA In Kenya
Research Officer – HCA/RO/3/2016 1 POST

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Market Development, the selected candidate will be responsible for;

Research Officer Job Responsibilities In Kenya

  • Collecting, updating collating domestic and international capital markets and key macro-economic data to inform trends in the domestic and global economy;
  • Establishing and maintaining a database of researchers and research firms to enhance the research capacity of the Market Development Department;
  • Analysing capital markets and macro-economic data to generate weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for consumption by internal and external stakeholders of the Capital Markets Authority;
  • Assisting the Market Development team in conducting gap analysis to inform developments & reforms in the capital markets industry through comprehensive survey and employment of other research methodologies research consumption;
  • Working with the Market Development team in developing research proposals to address the gaps identified;
  • Working with the Market development team in implementing proposals;
  • Coordination of meetings and minute taking in Market Development Departmental Assisting the Strategic
  • Projects Department in assessing impact of the projects undertaken or to be undertaken to establish optimization;
  • Developing technical assistance proposals to development partners paper(s);
  • Responding to client enquiries on capital market, financial sector and economic issues.

 Qualifications For Research Officer Jobs In Kenya

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Financial Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Actuarial Science or Engineering;
  • Two (2) years relevant experience preferably in a Data Analyst or Research Analyst position in the financial sector.

Competencies

  • A good knowledge of emerging trends and projects in capital markets and domestic capital markets trends, including projects under the Capital Markets Master Plan;
  • Excellent research and data analysis skills;
  • Knowledge on use of research tools and applications in fields such as product development, project management and policy formulation a definite advantage;
  • Presentation and communication skills including ability to write reports;
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express.
  • Hands on experience in the use of and statistical packages such as SPSS, Stata and E-view is an added advantage;
  • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity;
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships; and
  • Ability to treat individuals with fairness and respect, demonstrating sensitivity for ethnic, cultural and gender differences;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines as well as work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team;
  • Organization and analytical skills.

 

How to Apply

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