Inspections Officers at Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, which provides for civilian oversight over the work of the police. 
IPOA is mandated to hold the police accountable to the public in the performance
of their functions.

IPOA wishes to recruit a results-oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following vacancy at the Authority:
IPOA Grade 5
Ref: IPOA/HR/04/2015
2 Posts
Job Summary: The Inspections Officer will be responsible to the Head of Inspections.
Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:
  • Conducting inspection of police premises and detention facilities under the Control of the service;
  • Preparing timely and accurate inspection reports;
  • Conducting of thematic, impromptu and routine Inspections of Police premises in accordance with laid down regulations;
  • Doing analysis of the Inspections conducted; and
  • Providing rapid response action during eventualities.
Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have:
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Inspection or Monitoring Officer or four (4) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Law, Public Administration, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer application skills with special emphasis on data analysis;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Candidates with field experience in inspections and monitoring will have added advantage.

All shortlisted Candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, Academic
and Professional Certificates and Transcripts and Testimonials. 

They will also be required to obtain clearance from the following bodies.

i. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) 
ii. Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC) 
iii. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
iv. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications quoting the job reference number and the title of the position. 

Applications should be accompanied with a curriculum vitae containing details of
qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected
remuneration, copies of professional/academic certificates, telephone,
e-mail address and contacts of three references. 
Applications should be sent or delivered to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Independent Policing Oversight Authority,
ACK Garden Annex, 3rd Floor, 
1st Ngong Avenue.
P.O. Box 23035-00100, 
Applications should be received not later than 13th February 2015.

IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin,
political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital
status, disability, health or social status.
IPOA is an equal opportunity employer
Guarding Public Interest in Policing
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