IPOA Director of Inspections, Research and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Director of Inspections, Research and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose:

  • The Director of Inspections, Research and Monitoring will provide strategic leadership and direction in inspections, research and monitoring in the Authority as provided and guided under Section 6 of the IPOA Act.

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

    Job Description

  • The Director of Inspections, Research and Monitoring is responsible for the following: -

  • Oversee the development and implementation of policies, strategies, manuals, plans, procedures and standards pertaining to inspections, research and monitoring services;

  • Oversee inspections of police premises and detention facilities under the control of the National Police Service;

  • Oversee monitoring of policing operations affecting members of the public;

  • Provide guidance on research and information management;

  • Oversee review of trends and patterns of reported Police misconduct;

  • Provide guidance in analysis of recommendations made to the Service and other State organs to professionalise the Service;

  • Spearhead establishment of controls for deployment and application of inspection and monitoring tools and equipment;

  • Oversee the develoment and implemntnation of Directorate annual budget, workplan, data, information, records, resources and procurement
    plan;

  • Provide leadership in development of inspections, research and monitoring concepts to professionalize police service;

  • Spearhead handling and resolution of complaints referred to the Directorate for inspections, research or monitoring;

  • Provide leadership, guidance, coaching and mentorship for the Directorate staff;

  • Oversee employee performance management and competency development in the Directorate.

    Profile:

  • 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 at this position, a candidate must have: -

  • A Master’s degree in either of the following disciplines: Law, Public Administration,
    Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Human Rights, Peace and Security Studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either of the following disciplines: Law, Public Administration, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Human Rights, Peace and Security Studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of either Head-Inspections, Head-Monitoring or Head of Strategy and Research at IPOA or in a comparable and relevant position for a period of fifteen (15) years, five (5) of which must have been in a Senior Management level in the Public Service or Private Sector.

  • Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership Development Programme from a recognized institution;

  • Registered with a relevant Professional Body where applicable;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Demonstrated integrity, professional competence and ability in planning and controlling Inspections, research and monitoring activities.

    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 of Inspections, Research and Monitoring Jobs in Kenya ​


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