IPOA Director/ Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Director/ Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Director shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority and responsible
    to the Board for the overall management and administration of the Authority.

  • The Authority wishes to recruit a qualified, experienced, and result-oriented Kenyan citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill the position of Director / Chief Executive Officer. The Board is searching for an exemplary professional who will inculcate and nurture a result-based management culture to improve staff work performance, ensuring a high level of responsibility and accountability.

  • This is a performance based contract and may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance

    Job Purpose:

  • To provide strategic leadership and direction towards the achievement of the Authority’s mandate and functions, as provided and guided by the IPOA Act.

    Job Responsibilities

    Managerial / supervisory responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and leadership on day-to-day operations of the Authority to achieve the Authority’s mandate and goals;

  • Oversee development and implementation of policies, strategies, plans and programs;

  • Oversee the development of appropriate public relations strategies to promote IPOA’s image /brand;

  • Oversee the establishment of effective administrative structures, processes and systems;

  • Provide guidance on establishment of structures for safety and security of staff, premises, information and assets;

  • Provide regular, thorough and prompt communication to the Board on key technical, financial and administrative matters;

  • Oversee the implementation of the Board’s decisions and resolutions;

  • Provide leadership to senior management and staff;

  • Coordinate mobilization and efficient utilization of resources;

  • Oversee organizational performance management for optimal productivity;

  • Provide strategic linkages with other government agencies and other stakeholders;

  • Oversee change management by adopting appropriate policies and strategies;

    Operational responsibilities

  • Submit the Authority’s budget for approval;

  • Coordinate all Board meetings and take Minutes;

  • Communicate the Board’s decisions and resolutions to staff and other relevant stakeholders;

  • Represent
    the Authority in external meetings with stakeholders;

  • Chair management meetings of the Authority as required;

  • Provide linkage between the Board and management;

  • Authorize and approve all expenditures;

  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good citizenship.

  • Coordinate interventions related to security of the staff, premises, information and assets of the Authority;

  • Supervise and appraise direct reports;


  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya (Clearance certificates to be presented during the interview).

    Job Specifications

    For appointment as The Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Authority the person: -

  • Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya

  • Has at least ten (10) years’ experience at management level;

  • Has proven relevant experience in any of the following fields: - government, law, management, finance, security or public administration

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Constitution of Kenya, national goals and policies and ability to translate them to IPOA programs and projects;

    Required behavioral and functional skills:

  • Transparency and accountability.

  • Integrity and honesty.

  • Team player.

  • Creativity and innovation.

  • Resilience.

  • Strategic Leadership Skills.

  • Financial Management Skills.

  • Planning Skills.

  • Dispute Resolution Skills.

  • Decision Making Skills.

  • Interpersonal Skills.

  • Communication Skills.

  • Negotiation Skills.

  • Analytical Skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Director/ Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya ​

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