The Kenya School of Revenue Administration (KESRA) is the Kenya Revenue Authority’s premier training school specializing in Tax and Customs Administration, and Fiscal Policy. The School is the largest of the four accredited World Customs Organization (WCO) Regional Training Centre (RTC) in East and Southern Africa. The School offers academic and high level short programs as well as consultancy services.

KESRA is seeking to enroll highly motivated visionary, dynamic and results oriented candidates as Subject Matter Experts and Short Course Facilitators.

Overall Purpose

Provide training facilitation for internal and external academic and corporate clients and participate as consultants on a contractual basis.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Core Competencies

  • Planning and development of course content/curriculum
  • Delivery of training and consultancy assignments
  • Assessing/examining trainees
  • Writing reports and recommendations
  • Providing guidance/support on consultancy and research
  • Subject Matter Expertise
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organization skills

Key Qualifications and Experience

  1. Must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  2. Must have at least five (3) years’ experience in either of the following areas:
  • Excise law and Practice
  • International taxation
  • Digital Taxation
  • Customs Valuation
  • Customs Tariff classification/HS
  • Post Clearance Audit
  • Maritime Studies – Transport & Logistics, Shipping Finance, Legal Principals in Shipping Business, Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Customs Enforcement and Risk Management
  • World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Research Methodologies
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management (Balanced Score Card)
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • International Diplomacy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
  • Policy Formulation and Implementation
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Risk Management
  • Statistics (Advanced Excel, R, ……)
  • Legal Matters and Legislative Drafting
  • Coaching and Mentorship
  • Project Management
  • ICT/Cyber Security
  • Pedagogy
  • Video Production
  • Pensions and Trustee Development Programme
  • Ethics, Integrity and Corporate Governance
  • Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Legal Principals in Shipping Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Management Information Systems (including iCMS)
  • Tariff Classification of Goods
  • Customs Enforcement and Risk Management
  • Passenger Clearance
  • Clearance of Cargo
  • Shipping Finance
  • Post Clearance Audit
  1. Industry Certification will be an added advantage
  2. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  3. KESRA certification will be an added advantage
  4. An affiliation to a professional body will be an added advantage
  5. Applicants must exhibit high levels of integrity


The engagement will be project/programme/course based. Future engagement will be subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set targets and expected outcomes.


  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the provided link below:
  2. You will be required to attach your highest academic qualification, professional qualification and Tax Compliance (for resident applicants) certificates
  3. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted