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Welcome to the Central Bank of Kenya’s careers portal. To view and apply for current job openings, kindly click the following link: Careers Portal

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.

Internship Program

In line with the Central Bank’s mandate of maintaining stability and fostering a stable financial system, the Bank runs a  CBK Internship Program (CBKIP) that seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to central banking and commercial banking operations. After the planned six (6) months’ internship program, the candidates will be ready to be absorbed in the job market.

The interns who joined the Central Bank in January 2017

Internship Opportunities

Central Bank of Kenya Internship Program (CBKIP)

Internship Objective

The objective of the CBKIP is to develop young talents to take up immense employment opportunities in the Kenyan Banking and Financial Sector. The Internship Program will also provide an opportunity to gain on- the- job experience, expand knowledge, refine career goals and build professional network, mentors and contacts.

Basic Requirements

  1. A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Micro-Finance, Management or Social Sciences, Law, or related discipline or a Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  2. Be a Kenyan youth between 21 to 29 years of age;
  3. Must have graduated within the last 24 months from the closing date of the advertisement and/or awaiting graduation;
  4. Provide a recommendation/reference letter from the university attended; and
  5. Should not have undertaken any other Internship programme or exposed to work experience related to their area of study since graduating.

Personal Attributes

  1. Should possess interpersonal and communication skills;
  2. Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated;
  3. Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems;
  4. A person of integrity;
  5. Must be computer proficient.

Application Procedure

The Central Bank hereby invites applications from qualified candidates for the internship program. Opportunities are currently available in the following functions; Finance, Research and Economics, Strategic Management, Communications and Legal Services. If interested follow the link and submit online applications, attaching a duly completed program application form, copies of academic certificates, transcripts/documents and a recommendation/reference letter from the learning institution, so as to be received on or before April 23, 2019.

Please Note:

  1. The Bank WILL NOT offer employment after completion of the program. However, applicants who successfully complete the program are allowed to apply for any positions the Bank advertises.
  2. Successful candidates will be required to complete the six months’ program without a break so as to fully benefit from the objectives of this key initiative by the Bank.
  3. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered; and
  4. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Bank is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing, directly or indirectly, will result to disqualification.

•    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 Careers Portal, please call (+254) 020 286 3932/1308/1328 or email

Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 103.8319
STG POUND 129.6694
EURO 114.8764
Posted On: 20-09-2019
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 9.00% 24/07/2019
Inter-Bank Rate 6.99% 20/09/2019
CBK Discount Window 15.00% 24/07/2019
91-Day T-Bill 6.368% 23/09/2019
REPO 6.90% 16/08/2019
Inflation Rate 5% August,2019
Lending Rate 12.47% June,2019
Savings Rate 4.76% June,2019
Deposit Rate 7.19% June,2019
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016