PFM Graduate Program

Institute of Public Finance (IPF)

  • Internship
  • Trainee
  • Nairobi
  • Stipend Paid KES / Month
  • July 19, 2024


Vacancy Description

Are you a recent graduate with a passion for making a difference? Do you dream of a career that promotes transparency, accountability, and participation in Public Finance Management in the social sectors? If so, this opportunity is for you!

The Institute of Public Finance (IPF) is an independent think tank based in Nairobi. The institutes mandate is to further the ideas of transparent, accountable, equitable, efficient, and fiscally disciplined public finance management systems for improved service delivery and economic development in Kenya and in the region through research, training, and capacity strengthening.

The Opportunity:

This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in the field of Public Financial Management (PFM). You will be mentored by experienced researchers and contribute directly to IPF’s critical work in strengthening PFM systems for improved service delivery and economic development in Kenya and the region.

What You’ll Gain:

  • Practical Experience: Immerse yourself in real-world research projects, actively contributing to IPF’s overarching goals.
  • Skill Development: Refine your skills in data collection and analysis, report writing, project management, and research methodology.
  • Collaboration & Mentorship: Work closely with a team of passionate professionals, fostering collaboration and learning from their expertise.
  • Industry Exposure: Gain invaluable insights into the field of PFM, its challenges, and its impact on public service delivery.
  • Stipend: An attractive remuneration.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Recent graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Communication, Sociology, Statistics, Public Health, Law with a bias towards tax law, or any other related field.
  • Strong analytical and research skills with a thirst for knowledge.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • A high level of organization, initiative, and a genuine passion for PFM.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and strong attention to detail are a plus.

Key Responsibilities

Conduct Research: Interns will be responsible for researching various projects under IPF mentorship and supervision.
Data Collection and Analysis: Interns will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data using appropriate research methods and tools.
Report Writing: Interns will collaborate with relevant team members to prepare proposals and reports for various stakeholders.

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Application Guidelines

Share your CV and concise cover letter ONLY. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until 19th July 2024.

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