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 enrol 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

  • 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

Core Competencies

  • Subject Matter Expertise
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organization skills
Customs Administration 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
International Treaties (WTO, AfCFTA)
Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea
Legal Principals in Shipping Business
Tariff Classification of Goods
Customs Enforcement and Risk Management
Passenger Clearance
Clearance of Cargo
Shipping Finance
Post Clearance Audit
Tax Administration International taxation
Digital Taxation
Transfer Pricing
Excise Tax and Excisable Goods Management System (EGMS)
Tax Invoice Management System (TIMS)
Tax Audit
ICT Cybersecurity
Block chain Technologies
Systems Audit
Management Information Systems
Systems Development
Systems & IT Audit
Data Analytics & Programming Statistics (Advanced Excel, R, STATA)
ICT/Cyber Security
Data Science and Analytics (Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Simulations, Dashboard reports)
Data Programming
Marketing & Advertisement Integrated Marketing
Creative Brief
Search Engine Optimization
Legal Matters Trial Advocacy
Alternative Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Legal Matters and Legislative Drafting
Leadership & Management Risk Management
Strategy Development and Implementation
Corporate Governance & Ethical Leadership
International Diplomacy & Protocol
Performance Management
Pensions and Trustee Development Programme
Coaching and Mentorship
Project Management
Supervisory Skills
Human Resource Management
Performance Management (Balanced Score Card)
Leadership and Management
Business Process Re-engineering
International Diplomacy
Policy Formulation and Implementation
Learning & Development Pedagogy Learning
Kenyan Sign Language
Research & Statistics Quantitative Techniques
Research Methods
Academic Research
Media Production Video Production & Editing

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Must have at least five (3) years’ experience in either of the following areas:
  • Industry Certification will be an added advantage
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • KESRA certification will be an added advantage
  • An affiliation to a professional body will be an added advantage
  • 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.
  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.
  4. All applications should be submitted online by 5.00 p.m. on 28th April, 2023.
  5. KRA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  6. KRA does not charge any application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

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