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A career at the Central Bank of Kenya gives you the opportunity to contribute to the Bank’s monetary and financial stability objectives in line with the country’s development agenda.  You will have an opportunity to work with a team of highly motivated, dynamic, innovative and diverse professionals.  The Central Bank of Kenya prides itself in being an equal opportunity employer.

The Central Bank offers employees the chance to work with a world-class financial institution
The Central Bank offers employees the chance to work with a world-class financial institution


Working at the Central Bank means working with industry leaders, and our mentorship and coaching programmes allow you to learn from them.

Growth and Development

The Central Bank offers extensive and exciting internal and external training opportunities, allowing you to develop new skills.



The Central Bank of Kenya provides a conducive working environment and employee assistance programmes.

Why Work With Central Bank of Kenya
  • The Bank gives employees an opportunity to work in the Public Sector and to contribute to nation building.
  • The Bank offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.
  • The Bank is committed to diversity and inclusion. It desires to hire the best talent from across the country.
  • The Bank provides its employees with career growth and learning and development opportunities to enable them to realise their full potential.
  • The Bank provides all its employees a conducive working environment, guided by its values, wellness and employee assistance programs, work place support programs and access to on-site health and fitness facilities for optimal work-life balance.
  • The Bank also observes employee rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Constitution.


Our open and competitive recruitment process ensures talented and dedicated professionals have an opportunity to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, an experience that only the Central Bank can provide. We encourage you to be part of the team by applying for positions advertised on this website that are commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

Career Opportunities

Log into the i-recruitment portal, click on the Jobs button and the system will provide you with search options. From the drop down menu next to Date Posted, choose the last two weeks for new jobs or last 30 days for an advanced job search, then click GO. The vacancies will be listed and you will need to click on Vacancy ID to view details and apply.

Internship Opportunities

In line with the Central Bank’s mandate of maintaining stability and fostering a stable financial system, the Central Bank of Kenya provides six-month internship opportunities to young college graduates and exposes them to central banking and commercial banking operations. This opportunity provides the graduates with an opportunity to gain on-the-job experience, enabling them to take up immense employment opportunities in the Kenyan Banking and Financial Sector.

•    The Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
•    Canvassing, directly or indirectly, will lead to disqualification.
•    Any applications not meeting the advertised criteria will not be shortlisted.
•    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Registering and Applying in the i-Recruitment Portal

You will be required to register with i-Recruitment Portal to access job and internship openings in order to apply for current vacancies available or receive job alerts.

Please note that the i-recruitment portal will enable you to:

•    Register
•    Search current job openings
•    Create or update your profile
•    Apply for a vacancy
•    Monitor status of your application
•    Upload your resume for a job/internship opening



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•    CBK does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
•    Any kind of canvassing by applicants will lead to instant disqualification.
•    All applications MUST be submitted through the Bank’s online recruitment system.

For assistance on how to use the i-Recruitment Portal, please call (+254) 020 286 3932/1308/1328 or email

Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 101.4342
STG POUND 123.9447
EURO 110.7428
Posted On: 28-10-2016
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 10.00% 20/09/2016
Inter-Bank Rate 4.03% 27/10/2016
CBK Discount Window 16.00% 20/09/2016
91-Day T-Bill 7.696% 24/10/2016
REPO 6.00% 21/10/2016
Inflation Rate 6.26% August,2016
Lending Rate 18.1% July,2016
Savings Rate 1.67% July,2016
Deposit Rate 6.64% July,2016
KBRR 8.9% 25/07/2016

MPC Meetings

Next Meeting - Nov 28, 2016