Massive Recruitment at Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

Last Updated on February 22, 2023

Massive Recruitment at Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) – Established through an Act of Parliament published in November 2011 to provide for civilian oversight over the work of the police in Kenya. The inaugural Board was sworn into office in June 2012. Vision: A robust civilian accountability mechanism that promotes public trust and confidence in the National Police Service. Mission: To conduct impartial and independent investigations, inspections, audits and monitoring of the National Police Service to prevent impunity and enhance professionalism in the interest of the public.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

  1. Head of Forensics and Rapid Response
  2. Head of Complaints Management
  3. Principal Investigations Officer
  4. Senior Inspections Officer
  5. Senior Monitoring Officer
  6. Senior Administration Officer
  7. Senior Risk and Audit Officer
  8. Senior Complaints Management Officer
  9. Senior Procurement Officer
  10. Senior ICT Officer
  11. Accountant I
  12. Human Resource Officer

How to Apply

Interested persons who meet the requirements should submit their application through Post Office, email or by hand delivery, clearly indicating the position and job reference number, on both the cover letter, envelope and email applications, together with IPOA Employment form, a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, national identity card, names and telephone contacts of three referees, so as to reach the Authority by Tuesday, 14th March, 2023 to:

Director/Chief Executive Officer, 
Independent Policing Oversight Authority,
1st Ngong Avenue, ACK Garden Annex, 2nd Floor,
P.O Box 23035 – 00100, NAIROBI.

Detailed job descriptions and specifications for the above positions are available in our website
Upon offer of employment, the successful candidate MUST present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following documents;

  • A valid tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI);
  • A valid Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • A valid Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)and
  • A Valid Clearance form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC

For more information, visit the official careers portal

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