Project manager, Trade Facilitation

Deadline: January 18, 2019

FSD Kenya supports the expansion of inclusive financial markets in Kenya working with partners across the financial system. Our strategy focuses on creating greater real value through inclusion.  We see this happening through improving the quality of the solutions provided directly to poorer households and enhancing finance for the economies which shape lower-income people’s livelihoods.

With the support of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), FSD Kenya is initiating a new Trade facilitation project as part of a Public-Private Development Partnership with local consortium partners. A project manager is being recruited to help lead this work.

We are looking for a motivated, team-orientated development professional with significant experience in facilitating trade within the private sector. The role provides an excellent opportunity to work on both the technical and operational aspects of trade facilitation.


At a minimum the Project manager will have:

  • A relevant qualification (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent)
  • Relevant expertise in trade facilitation (e.g. value chains, platforms, export promotion, innovation, etc.)
  • Experience working in the development field (preferably with a market development lens
  • First class writing and communication skills

Detailed terms of reference for this position can be downloaded below.

If you think you are the right person for this exceptional opportunity, then send your CV and covering letter by email to Please put “Trade facilitation” in the subject line. Applications must be received no later than Friday 18 January at 17:00 hours (East Africa Time).